IEB Large-scale Vegetation Ecology Research Group

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The research group studies the vegetation patterns and processes at large (geographic) scales with special attention to effects of climate change, biological invasions and land-use changes.

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2017

Somodi I, Lepesi N, Botta-Dukát Z (2017): Prevalence dependence in model goodness measures with special emphasis on true skill statistics Ecology and Evolution 7(3): 863-872 More ››
Willner W, Kuzemko A, Dengler J, Chytrý M, Bauer N, Becker T, Biţă-Nicolae C, Botta-Dukát Z, Čarni A, Csiky J, Igić R, Kącki Z, Korotchenko I, Kropf M, Krstivojević-Ćuk M, Krstonošić D, Rédei T, Ruprecht E, Schratt-Ehrendorfer L, Semenishchenkov Y, Stančić Z, Vashenyak Y, Vynokurov D, Janišová M (2017): A higher‐level classification of the Pannonian and western Pontic steppe grasslands (Central and Eastern Europe) Applied Vegetation Science 20(1): 143-158. More ››

2016

Chytrý M, Hennekens SM, Jiménez-Alfaro B, Knollová I, Dengler J, Jansen F, Landucci F, Schaminée JH, Aćić S, Agrillo E, Ambarli D, Angelini P, Apostolova I, Attorre F, Berg C, Bergmeier E, Biurrun I, Botta-Dukát Z, Brisse H, Campos JA, Carlón L, Čarni A, Casella L, Csiky J, Ćušterevska R, Dajić Stevanović Z, Danihelka J, De Bie E, de Ruffray P, De Sanctis M, Dickoré WB, Dimopoulos P, Dubyna D, Dziuba T, Ejrnæs R, Ermakov N, Ewald J, Fanelli G, Fernández-González F, Fitzpatrick Ú, Font X, García (2016): European Vegetation Archive (EVA): An integrated database of European vegetation plots APPLIED VEGETATION SCIENCE 19(1): 173-180. More ››
Anikó Csecserits*, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, György Kröel-Dulay, Barbara Lhotsky, Gábor Ónodi, Tamás Rédei, Katalin Szitár, Melinda Halassy (2016): Tree plantations are hot-spots of plant invasion in a landscape with heterogeneous land-use Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 226 (2016) 88–98 More ››
Lengyel Attila, Illyés Eszter, Bauer Norbert, Csiky János, Király Gergely, Purger Dragica, Botta-Dukát Zoltán (2016): Classification and syntaxonomical revision of mesic and semi-dry grasslands in Hungary Preslia 88(2): pp. 201–228. More ››
Lhotsky B, Kovács B, Ónodi G, Csecserits A, Rédei T, Lengyel A, Kertész M, Botta-Dukát Z (2016): Changes in assembly rules along a stress gradient from open dry grasslands to wetlands Journal of Ecology 104(2): 507-517. More ››
Pásztor L, Botta-Dukát Z, Magyar G, Czárán T, Meszéna G (2016): Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach Oxford University Press More ››

2015

De Cáceres M, Chytrý M, Agrillo E, Attorre F, Botta-Dukát Z, Capelo J, Czúcz B, Dengler J, Ewald J, Faber-Langendoen D, Feoli E, Franklin SB, Gavilán R, Gillet F, Jansen F, Jiménez-Alfaro B, Krestov P, Landucci F, Lengyel A, Loidi J, Mucina L, Peet RK, Roberts DW, Roleček J, Schaminée JH, Schmidtlein S, Theurillat J-P, Tichý L, Walker DA, Wildi O, Willner W, Wiser SK (2015): A comparative framework for broad-scale plot-based vegetation classification Applied Vegetation Science 18(4):. 543-560 More ››
Lengyel A, Podani J (2015): Assessing the relative importance of methodological decisions in classifications of vegetation data Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 804–815. More ››
Trájer AJ, Hammer T, Mlinárik L, Bede-Fazekas Á, Padisák J (2015): The neogene-quaternary evolution of the karst landscape of the Veszprém plateau based on the study of Meggyespuszta paleodoline, Hungary Acta Carsologica 44(2): pp. 177-190. More ››

2014

Fekete, G., Molnár, Zs., Magyari, E., Somodi, I. and Varga, Z. (2014): A new framework for understanding Pannonian vegetation patterns: regularities, deviations and uniqueness. Community Ecology 15: (1)pp.12-26. (2014) More ››
Nagy G, Kollányi L, Filep-Kovács K, Czúcz B (2014): Evaluation of a general ecosystem state indicator basedon farmland birds Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 12(4): pp. 825-833. (2014) More ››
Ónodi G, Altbäcker V, Aszalós R, Botta-Dukát Z, Hahn I, Kertész M (2014): Long-term weather sensitivity of open sand grasslands of the Kiskunság Sand Ridge forest-steppe mosaic after wildfires COMMUNITY ECOLOGY 15 (1): 121-129. More ››
Pinke G, Csiky J, Mesterházy A, Tari L, Pál RW, Botta-Dukát Z & Czúcz B (2014): The impact of management on weeds and aquatic plant communities in Hungarian rice crops. Weed Research 54: 388–397 More ››
Purger D, Lengyel A, Kevey B, Lendvai G, Horváth A, Zagorka T & Csiky J (2014): Numerical classification of oak forests on loess in Hungary, Croatia and Serbia Preslia 86: 47–66. More ››
Rédei T, Szitár K, Czúcz B, Barabás S, Lellei-Kovács E, Pándi I, Somay L, Csecserits A (2014): Weak evidence of long-term extinction debt in Pannonian dry sand grasslands AGRICULTURE ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT 182:(1) pp. 137-143. (2014) More ››
Tichý L., Chytrý M., Botta-Dukát Z. (2014): Semi-supervised classification of vegetation: preserving the good old units and searching for new ones Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 1504–1512 More ››

2013

Biró M, Czúcz B, Horváth F, Révész A, Csatári B, Molnár Zs (2013): Drivers of grassland loss in Hungary during the post-socialist transformation (1987-1999). Landscape Ecology 28(5): 789-803. More ››
Heger T, Pahl A T, Botta-Dukát Z, Gherardi F Hoppe C, Hoste I, Jax K, Lindström L, Boets P, Haider S, Kollmann J, Wittmann MJ, Jeschke JM (2013): Conceptual Frameworks and Methods for Advancing Invasion Ecology AMBIO 42(5): 527-540 More ››
Pal RW, Pinke Gy, Botta-Dukát Z, Campetella G, Bartha S, Kalocsai R, Lengyel A (2013): Can management intensity be more important than environmental factors? A case study along an extreme elevation gradient from central Italian cereal fields Plant Biosystems 147(2): 343-353 More ››
Pinke Gy, Karácsony P, Botta-Dukát Z, Czúcz B (2013): Relating Ambrosia artemisiifolia and other weeds to the management of Hungarian sunflower crops Journal of Pest Science 86(3): 621-631 More ››

2012

Aszalós R, Somodi I, Kenderes K, Ruff J, Czúcz B, Standovár T (2012): Accurate prediction of ice disturbance in European deciduous forests with generalized linear models: a comparison of field-based and airborne-based approaches EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH 131: 1905-1915. More ››
Czúcz B, Molnár Zs, Horváth F, Nagy Gergő G, Botta-Dukát Z, Török K (2012): Using the natural capital index framework as a scalable aggregation methodology for local and regional biodiversity indicators Journal for Nature Conservation 20(3):144-152. More ››
Fenesi A, Botta-Dukát Z (2012): Phenotypic divergences induced by different residence time in invasive common ragweeds Journal of Plant Ecology 5(2): 174-181. More ››
Lengyel A, Csiky J, Botta-Dukát Z (2012): How do locally infrequent species influence numerical classification? A simulation study Community Ecology 13(1): 64-71 More ››
Pinke Gy, Karácsony P, Czúcz B, Botta-Dukát Z, Lengyel A (2012): The influence of environment, management and site context on species composition of summer arable weed vegetation in Hungary Applied Vegetation Science 15(1): 136–144 More ››

2011

Bölöni J, Botta-Dukát Z, Illyés E, Molnár Zs (2011): Hungarian landscape types: classification of landscapes based on the relative cover of (semi-) natural habitats - Applied Vegetation Science (14): 537-546. More ››
Czúcz B, Gálhidy L, Mátyás Cs (2011): Present and forecasted xeric climatic limits of beech and sessile oak distribution at low altitudes in Central Europe Annals of Forest Science, 68(1): 99-108. More ››
Pinke Gy, Karácsony P, Czúcz B, Botta-Dukát Z (2011): Environmental and land-use variables determining the abundance of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in arable fields in Hungary Preslia 83 (2): 219-235. More ››
Pinke Gy, Pál R W, Tóth K, Karácsony P, Czúcz B, Botta-Dukát Z (2011): Weed vegetation of poppy (Papaver somniferum) fields in Hungary: effects of management and environmental factors on species composition Weed Research 51: 621–630 More ››
Somodi I, Virágh K, Miklós I (2011): A Bayesian MCMC approach to reconstruct spatial vegetation dynamics from sparse vegetation maps Landscape Ecology 26, 805-822 More ››

2010

Fekete G, Somodi I, Molnár Zs (2010): Is chorological symmetry observable within the forest steppe biome in Hungary? - A demonstrative analysis of floristic data. Community Ecology 11: 140-147. More ››