Editorial Board


Torbjörn Tyler, Lund University, Sweden

Editor-in-Chief for Taxonomy and Evolution

Plant taxonomy, biogeography, conservation.


Sara Cousins , Stockholm University, Sweden

Editor-in-Chief for Plant Ecology

Physical geography, landscape ecology, climate studies, specifically anthropogenic effects on plant communities over time.




Evolution - Stefan Andersson (Lund University, Sweden)

Plant systematics, pollination ecology, conservation biology and quantitative genetics.

Plants and their interactions - Anders Nielsen (Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO) and University of Oslo, Norway)

Pollination ecology, climate and land use change, biodiversity and ecosystem services, agro-environment interactions.

Plants in the Anthropocene - Aveliina Helm (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Ecosystem ecology, landscape ecology. biodiversity-friendly land use, grasslands, restoration, ecosystem services.

Systematics and Taxonomy - John Parnell (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Plant taxonomy & systematics, biodiversity, conservation biology, paleotropics.

Vegetation management and ecosystem function – Robin Pakeman (The James Hutton Institute)

Grazing, long-term vegetation change, restoration, plant functional traits, conservation



Stefan Andersson, Lund, Sweden

Rainer Bussman, Ilia, Georgia

Alexandra Davey, Edinburgh, UK

Stefan Ekman, Uppsala, Sweden

Charles Fenster, Brookings, USA

Magne Friberg, Lund, Sweden

Mike Gilbert, Kew, UK

Aveliina Helm, Tartu, Estonia

Klaus Höyland, Oslo, Norway

Jasmyn Lynch, Mount Helen Vic, Australia

Per Milberg, Linköping, Sweden

Daniel Montesinos, Cairns, Australia

Alicia Montesinos-Navarro, Madrid, Spain

Rayna Natcheva, Sofia, Bulgaria

Anders Nielsen, Oslo, Norway

Isabel Larridon, UK

Nina Lundholm, Copenhagen, Denmark

Pål Axel Olsson, Lund, Sweden

Emma Ortuñez, Spain

John Parnell, Dublin, Ireland

Hans Sandén, Vienna, Austria

Hanna Schneeweiss, Vienna, Austria

Alexander Sennikov, Helsinki, Finland

Renata Soukand, Venice, Italy

Adriano Stinca, Naples, Italy

Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus, Denmark

Jaume Tormo, Huesca, Spain

Panayiotis Trigas, Athens, Greece

Torbjörn Tyler, Lund, Sweden

Susanne Widell, Lund, Sweden

Jean Yong, Alnarp, Sweden

Xiang-Yun Zhu, Beijing, China

Shi-Bao Zhang, Kunming, China

Xin Zhang, Yangling, China

Dong Wei Zhao, Changsha, China


Managing Editor

Tina D'Hertefeldt

Oikos Editorial Office

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