Abstracta Botanica - Its 19 years in brief.

Abstracta Botanica publishes papers in the field of plant ecology and taxonomy, with special emphasis on theoretical and analytical aspects. The journal was launched in 19xx by Prof. T. Simon, former head of the Department of Plant Taxonomy and Ecology, Eotvos University, Budapest, with the intention of publishing abstracts of theses prepared by graduate students under the supervision of departmental staff. A few years after its establishment, Abstracta Botanica started to publish research papers and reports written by a wider scientific community, including foreigners. In 1984, Prof. Pal Juhasz-Nagy became the editor-in-chief, whereas Janos Podani was appointed as the associate editor; they decided to give a new shape to the journal and extended its scope as well, starting with vol. 8. Since then there has been a growing interest expressed by researchers in Hungary and elsewhere to contribute. Two issues appear per year, and especially valuable are the numerous special issues and volumes, containing proceedings of international symposia held in Hungary. The highest overall quality was reached by the very thick volume 17, which was devoted to the memory of the late P. Juhasz-Nagy (45 contributors from 10 countries).

ABSTRACTA BOTANICA was discontinued with the last issue in 1998 and then fused with Coenoses to restart as COMMUNITY ECOLOGY.

Tables of Contents of Abstracta Botanica, from Vol. 8. 1984

(All papers in English unless otherwise stated)

Volume 8, 1984

Czaran, T. A simulation model for generating patterns of sessile populations 1
Csontos, P. Ecological and phytosociological studies in a stand of Impatiens parviflora DC. at the Vadallo Rocks, Pilis Mts, Hungary (in Hungarian with English abstract) 15
Hahn, I. The effect of sampling on the measurement of interspecific association. Preliminary notes (in Hungarian with English abstract) 35
Juhasz-Nagy, P. Notes on diversity. Part I. Introduction 43
Konecsni, I. Mushrooms of the Bugac Biosphere Reserve and its surroundings, Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary (in Hungarian with English abstract) 57
Podani, J. SYN-TAX II. Computer programs for data analysis in ecology and systematics 73
Simon, T. Analysis of the vascular flora of the Bugac Biosphere Reserve, Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary, with respect to nature conservation values (in Hungarian with English abstract) 95
Szabo, M. Approaches to the study of niche. A review with reference to the niche research in Hungary (in Hungarian with English abstract) 101
Szathmary, E. Hyperbolic growth in molecular and ecological populations I. Single-species dynamics lacking direct linear growth rates 137
Orloci, L., N. C. Kenkel and P. H. Fewster. Probing simulated vegetation data for complex trends by linear and nonlinear ordination methods 163

Volume 9, 1985

Feoli, E. and P. Ganis. Comparison of floristic vegetation types by multiway contingency tables. An example of application of an integrated information system to some beech wood types of the Apennines 1
Feoli, E., L. Orloci and M. Simone. Measuring structural convergence of vegetation types on the basis of floristic data 17
Juhasz-Nagy, P. Some problems of a conceptual system in biology. Part 1. Creative critical comments on a dictionary (in Hungarian with English abstract) 33
Kiss, T. The life-strategy system of lichens - A proposal 59
Lausi, D. and P. L. Nimis. The study of convergent evolution in plants and plant communities. A quantitative approach 67
Meenks, J. L. D. and T. Pocs. East African bryophytes IX. Aneuraceae 79
Podani, J. Syntaxonomic congruence in a small-scale vegetation survey 99
Standovar, T. A comparaive study of vegetation and soil pattern in a mountain meadow (Matra, Hungary) I. Multivariate analysis of vegetation data 129
Szathmary, E. Hyperbolic growth in molecular and biological populations II. Single-species dynamics with parallel simple and hypercyclic replication 141
Wildi, O. A package for the analysis of vegetation data by microcomputers 153

Volume 9. Suppl. 1, 1985

Abstracts of the IAB Conference of Bryoecology, Budapest and Vacratot, 5-10 August, 1985

Organizing and Advisory Committees, Session Leaders 2
Scientific programme 4
Opening remarks 5
Abstracts 6
List of participants 55

Volume 9. Suppl. 2, 1985

Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of the Central and East European Bryologists, Eger, August 12-16, 1985

Orban, S. Preface iii
Participants of the 4th Meeting of CEBWG v
Greene, S W. Some aspects of bryological documentation 1
Ando, H. Hypnum cupressiforme Hedw. and its close allies in Europe 11
Duda, J., T. Herben and I. Novotny. Strategies in bryofloristic research: a simulation study using real data 19
Dull-Hermanns, I. and R. Dull. Taxonomical re-investigation of eight critical European taxa of the genus Didymodon 33
Dull, R. Zygodon in Europe and Macaronesia with special regard to Central Europe 45
Karttunen, K. and T. Koponen. The Eurasian distribution of Rhytidiadelphus subpinnatus 55
Ochyra, R. and T. Pocs. East African Bryophytes, XI. Dr. L. Pentek's collection from Mozambique 63
Olasz, T. Bryoflora of the Chasagt Chajrchan Mountains in Mongolia 87
Orban, S. Studies on African Calymperaceae, IV. Distribution of the African species of Syrrhopodon Schwager 99
Nordhorn-Richter, G. Bryogeographic aspects of the Rhineland (NRW, Germany) 109
Nordhorn-Richter, G. New results from fluorescence microscopy of bryophytes 119
Vana, J. and Z. Soldan. Some new and phytogeographically interesting bryophytes from Central Siberia 123
During, H. J. and B. Horst. Life span, mortality and establishment of bryophytes in two contrasting habitats 145
Frahm, J.-P. The ecological significance of the costal anatomy in the genus Campylopus 159
Mues, R. New results on the flavonoid chemistry and chemotaxonomy of Hepaticae and Anthocerotae 171
Simon, T. and G. Szerenyi. A study of soil characteristics under moss tufts in the acid sand area of Somogy county, Hungary 205
Tooren, van B. F., H. J. During and M. J. G: Lensink. The influence of the bryophyte layer on the microclimate in chalk grasslands 219
Tuba, Z. Photosynthetic pigment responses in Tortula ruralis during daily desiccation 231
Fritsch, R. Chromosomes of some liverworts from the Caucasus 241

Volume 10(1), 1986

Almadi, L., E. Kovacs-Lang, R. Meszaros-Draskovits and T. Kalapos. The relationship between the transpiration and photosynthesis of xerophytic grasses 1
Dale, M. B. and P. E. R. Dale. Similarity and structured attributes in ecological classification 17
Juhasz-Nagy, P. Some problems of a conceptual system in biology. Part 2. Speculations on missing concepts ( in Hungarian with English abstract) 35
Kenkel, N. C. The personal computer as a tool for data analysis in population and community ecology 79
Kovacs-Lang, E., V:V: Snakin and T. L. Bystritzkaya. Methodological aspects of in situ ionometry in grassland ecosystems 87
Meszena, G. and E. Pasztor. Density-dependent life strategies 1. Study of the density dependence of the relationship between fertility and juvenile survivorship (in Hungarian with English abstract) 97
Seregelyes, T. The establishment of ferns in a planted pine forest in the vicinity of Tata, Hungary 117
Szathmary, E. Constraints in early eukaryote evolution (in Hungarian with English abstract) 131
Toth, Z. Taxonomic revision of Tortula Hedw. sect. Rurales De Not. (Musci, Pottiaceae) and its distribution in the Carpathian Basin (in Hungarian with English abstract) 145

Volume 10(2), 1986

West, N. E. and D. W. Goodall. Dispersion patterns in relation to successional status of salt desert shrub vegetation 187
Feoli, E. and V. Zuccarello. Ordination based on classification: yet another solution? 203
McCune, B. PC-ORD: An integrated system for multivatiate analysis of ecological data 221
Mucina, L., M. Valachovic and I. Jarolimek. Ecological differentiation of alpine plant comminities in a glacial circle in Bulgaria 227
Podani, J. Comparison of partitons in vegetation studies 235
Standovar, T. Comparative study of vegetation and soil pattern in a mountain meadow (Matra, Hungary) II. 291
Viragh, K. The effect of herbicides on vegetation dynamics: a multivariate study 317
Csontos, P. Dispersal and establishment of Impatiens parviflora, an introduced plant, in a hardwood forest 341
Orban, S. and W. D. Reese. Notes on the taxonomy of African Syrrhopodon 349
Varga, Z. On the asymptotic behaviour of a continuous time, age-specific population growth model 357
Scheuring, I. Competition and dynamics of one-membered hypercycles (in Hungarian with English abstract) 391
Molnar, I. On the evolution of biological pattern formation 411

Volume 11, 1987

De Baere, D. and R. F. Verheyen. Ecological indicator values and the interpretation of ordination diagrams 1
Bartha, S. and F. Horvath. Application of long transects and information theoretical functions to pattern detection. I. Transects versus isodiametric sampling units 9
Paelinckx, D., D. De Baere, D. van Straaten and R. F. Verheyen. Application of multivariate analysis and Ellenberg's indicator values in autecology: A case study of Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl and R. fusca (L.) Ait. F. 27
Paule, L. and D. Gomory. Comparison of different clustering methods applied to matrices of genetic distances based on allelic frequencies. 43
Viragh, K. The effect of herbicides on vegetation dynamics: Comparison of classifications 53
Meenks, J. L. D., B. J. van der Steen and E. Kliphuis. Studies on Colombian cryptogams XXXIV. Chromosome studies in tropical Andean Aneuraceae (Hepaticae) 71
Juhasz-Nagy, P. Book review notes and other observations. Part 2. (in Hungarian with English abstract) 81
Juhasz-Nagy, P. Some problems of a conceptual system in biology. Part 3. Importance of conceptual constructions. (in Hungarian with English abstract) 97
Almadi, L. Sublethal water saturation deficit and its change over the vegetation period in three species from a dolomite grassland. (in Hungarian with English abstract) 117

Volume 12, 1988

Simon, T. Nature conservation ranks of the Hungarian vascular flora (in Hungarian with English abstract) 1
Toth, L., J. Torok and L. Sasvari. Density and breeding success of three hole-nesting bird species 25
Striganova, B. Pecularities of the animal populations in mountain forest soils of the northern Tien Shan 39
Gyulai, I., K. Hudak and O. Balazs. Regeneration experiments in the Mohosok Nature Reserve, Kelemer, Hungary (in Hungarian with English abstract) 49
Simon, T. and E. Lang. Programme for biological monitoring in the region of the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros barrage system 65
Laivins, M. Automated data bases for the vegetaion of Latvia 73
Bannikova, I. A. and N. N. Izmailova. On the nature of extracontinental mountain forests in North Mongolia 79
Vygodskaya, N. N. Climate as an ecological factor in mountain regions: current problems 89
Szoke, Z. A. Effects of light intensity on chloroplast ultrastructure during growth of two forest herbs 103
Voliotis, D. The vegetaion of Greece and its relationships to climate and soil (in German with English abstract) 117
Misic, V. and A. Dinic. Mountain forests of Serbia and problems of their protection and regeneration 135
Jarosova, E. and L. Mucina. On thermophilous fringe communities of the Slovak Karst 143
Karagiannikidou, V. Floristic and plant geographic analysis of Mt. Chortiatis in NE Greece (in German with English abstract) 163
Podani, J. Graphics routines for SYN-TAX III 183
Standovar, T. Vegetation pattern in a sessile oak (Quercus petracea) stand 189
Vaczy, K. Nunquam retro...! (in Hungarian with English abstract) 207

Volume 12. Suppl. 1, 1988

J. Podani: SYN-TAX III. User's Manual. 1-183 (English-Hungarian bilingual)

Volume 13, 1989

Kalapos, T. Drought adaptive plant strategies in a semiarid sandy grassland 1
Shaukat, S.S. & M. Uddin. An application of canonical correlation and principal component analysis to the study of desert environment 17
Torok, K. Preliminary assessment of disturbance in andesite grasslands in the Visegrad Mts., Hungary 47
Jarai-Koml¢di, M. & Gy. Mezei. Allergen pollen in the food of pet animals 67
Toth, S. A checklist of microscopic fungi of the Nagyszenas Nature Reserve, Hungary 87
Izsak, J. On diversity studies outside ecology (in Hungarian with English abstract) 99
Juhasz-Nagy, P. Book review notes and other observations. Part 3. (in Hungarian with English abstract) 111
Szathmary, E. Where have all the flowers gone? or Evolution deflorated (in Hungarian with English abstract) 135
Standovar, T. & Z. T¢th. Vegetation map of the Batorliget Mire Preserve, 1989 153
Garay, J. & G. Zsigri. A coevolutionary model of sympatric speciation 159

Volume 14, 1990

J. Podani: SYN-TAX III-pc - Supplement 1: Minimum spanning trees 1
J. Podani: SYN-TAX III-pc - Supplement 2: Fuzzy clustering 7
J. Podani: SYN-TAX III-pc - Supplement 3: Macintosh version 23
L. Orloci: Statistics in ecosystem survey: computer support for process-based sample stability tests and entropy/information inference 31
Jong-Won Kim: A syntaxonomic scheme for the deciduous oak forests of South Korea 51
S. Camiz and A. Gergely: An exploratory method for determining optimal plot size in plant community studies 83
N.C. Kenkel and C.E. Burchill: Rigid rotation of nonmetric multidimensional scaling axes to environmental congruence 109

Volume 15 (1), 1991

Lakkis, S. Phytoplankton assemblages from the marine Lebanese waters: a multivariate analysis 1
Bataonuny, K. H., K. M. Zayed, F. A. Marei and S. Abdel Gilel. The seed bank of arable lands in Egypt 19
Csontos, P. Allelopathic interactions and pattern generation of herbs in oakwood clearings (Preliminary studies) 25
Juhasz-Nagy, P. and L. Zsolnai. Ecology and Economics: in search of unity 31
Izsak, J. Hiding mechanisms in populations and the entropy maximum of death causes: are they related? 37
Podani, J. On the standardization of Procrustes statistics for the comparison of ordinations 43
Szollat, Gy. and S. Bartha. Pattern analysis of dolomite grassland communities using information theory models 47
Penksza, K. New floristic records from the Gerecse Mountains 61
Penksza, K. A checklist of vascular plants for two localities at Esztergom, Hungary 63

Volume 15 (2), 1991

Oborny, B.: Criticisms on optimal foraging in plants: a review 67
Samu, F.: Optimal plant foraging and the Marginal Value Theorem: a zoologist's point of view 77
Kalapos, T.: C3 and C4 grasses of Hungary: environmental requiremens, phenology and role in vegetation 83
Tothmeresz, B.: An asymmetric bin-free method for measuring two-dimensional niche overlap 89
J. Komlodi, M. & E. Barabas: Allergen fungal spores and conidia in the food of pets (in Hungarian, with English abstract) 99

Volume 16(1), 1992

Special issue: Scale Dependence of Vegetation Dynamics Papers presented at the 34th IAVS Symposium, 26-30 August, Eger, Hungary
Editors: J. Podani & G. Fekete

Juhasz-Nagy, P.: Scaling problems almost everywhere; an introduction 1
Wildi, O. & B. O. Krusi: Long-term monitoring: the function of plot size and sampling design 7
Padisak, J.: Spatial and temporal scales in phytoplankton ecology 16
Podani, J.: Space series analysis of vegetation: processes reconsidered 25
Bartha, S.: Preliminary scaling for multi-species coalitions in primary succession 31
Tothmeresz, B. & Zs. Erdei: The effect of species dominance on information theory characteristics of plant communities 43
Herben, T.: Coexistence and pattern diversity in communities of clonal organisms: a model based on cellular automata 49
Czaran, T.: GRADEX: A program for simulating the spatio-temporal dynamics of competing plant populations along an environmental gradient 55
Jin-Tun Zhang: Fuzzy equivalence relation and its application to the classification of montane grasslands in North Wales 59
Scheuring, I. : "The orgy of mutualism" as an artefact: a stage structured model of plant pollinator and seed-dispersal systems 65

Volume 16(2), 1992

Special issue: A complex malacological and ecological survey of the Bukk Mountains, Hungary
Editors: J. Podani & K. Baba

Preface 73
Keveine Barany, I.: The physical geography of the Bukk Mountains 75
Nagy, L.: Microclimate types in the southern Bukk 87
Kormoczi, L.: On the physiognomy of edaphic plant communities in the Bukk Mountains 91
Krolopp, E.: The Pleistocene mollusc fauna of the Bukk Mountains 95
Fukoh, L.: The Holocene mollusc fauna of the Bukk Mountains 101
Baba, K.: Terrestrial snail assemblages in the Bukk Mountains 109
Domokos, T.: New records of freshwater molluscs in the Bukk Mts 129
Szabo, S.: Sadleriana pannonica (Frauenfeld 1865) in the Bukk Mts 139

Volume 17, 1993

Special volume: Contributions in memoriam P. Juhasz-Nagy

Podani, J. & E. Szathmary: In search of truth - Pal Juhasz-Nagy's life and work 3
Part One: Ecology
Dale, M. B.: Bourne and boundary: walking a fine line 11
Camiz, S.: STATIS ordinations vs. the Juhasz-Nagy models: the predictability of an exploratory tool 29
Podani, J., T. Czaran & S. Bartha: Pattern, area and diversity: the importance of spatial scale in species assemblages 37
Kenkel, N. C. & D. J. Walker: Fractals and ecology 53
Scheuring, I.: Multifractality: a new concept in vegetation science 71
He, X. S. & L. Orloci: Comparative diversity analysis of vegetation 79
Johnson, G. D., G. P. Patil & A. K. Sinha: Ranked set sampling for vegetation research 87
Hauser, M.: Graphs and multigraphs depict the change of community structure by scale 103
Yu, S. X. & L. Orloci: Species niche center: a useful ecological concept 115
Goodall, D. W.: Probabilistic indices for classification - Some extensions 125
Zhang, J.-T.: Fuzzy set ordination using multi-environmental variables: a combination with detrended correspondence analysis 133
Feoli, E., J. Podani & C. Y. Sun: The correspondence between geographic position and climatic ordinations of the major vegetation zones of China: a Procrustes analysis approach 141
Mucina, L. & M. Hauser: A new method for determining optimal number of clusters in vegetation data 147
Tothmeresz, B.: Noise elimination in gradient analysis 155
Standovar, T.: Interspecific relationships of herbs in a sessile oak (Quercus petraea) stand 159
van der Maarel, E.: Plant species turnover and minimum area in a limestone grassland 173
Simon, T., M. Szabo, R. Draskovits, I. Hahn & A. Gergely: Ecological and phytosociological changes in the willow woods of Szigetkoz, NW Hungary, in the past 60 years 179
Kertesz, M., J. Szabo & V. Altbacker: The Bugac Rabbit Project. Part I.: Description of the study site and vegetation map 187
Part Two: Theoretical Biology
Szathmary, E. & J. Maynard Smith: The origin of genetic systems 197
Molnar, I.: A conception of development and its evolutionary relevances 207
Berczi, Sz.: Symmetry and topology in cellular automatic transformations: the solution of the indirect von Neumann problem for the transfigurations of cylindrical cell-mosaic systems of Fibonacci plants 225
Varga, Z. & J. A. Zubiri: Equilibrium and stability of a Fisher type selection-mutation model 241
Izsak, J.: Measuring epidemiological diversity and concentration: a short review 245
Part Three: Hydrobiology
Reynolds, C. S., J. Padisak & I. Kobor: A localized bloom of Dinobryon sociale in Lake Balaton: Some implications for the perception of patchiness and the maintenance of species richness 251
Devai, Gy.: Production studies on the larvae of Chironomus balatonicus 261
Part Four: Computer Program Packages
Wildi, O. & B. O. Krusi: MULVA-5: An upgraded version of a widely used computer package for data analysis in plant ecology 267
Czaran, T.: PATPRO: A Monte-Carlo simulation program for multispecies neighborhood competition 275
Tothmeresz, B.: NuCoSA 1.0: Number cruncher for community studies and other ecological applications 283
Podani, J.: SYN-TAX-5.0: Computer programs for multivariate data analysis in ecology and systematics 289

Volume 18 (1), 1994

Zhang, J.-T. & E. R. B. Oxley: Small-scale pattern in mountain grassland in North Wales 1
Matus, G. & B. Tothmeresz: Correlation of indicator values with climatic and soil data in a ruderal succession 7
Torok, K., A. Horanszky & G. Kosa: Long-term changes of species composition in an andesite grassland community of the Visegrad Mts., Hungary 13
Zolyomi, B. & G. Fekete: The Pannonian loess steppe: differentiation in space and time 29

Volume 18 (2), 1994

Goodall, D. W. The treatment of spatial data in probabilistic classification 45
Kenkel, N. C. Bivariate pattern analysis of jack pine - trembling aspen interaction 49
Camiz, S. A procedure for structuring vegetation tables 57
Standovar, T. and K. Rajkai. Herbs as soil moisture indicators within a sessile oak stand 71
Kenkel, N. C. and A. Irwin. Fractal analysis of dispersal 79

Volume 19 1995

Special volume: Clonality in Plant communities.
Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Clonal Plants. Visegrad, Hungary. April 18-22.

Tomas Herben: Founder and dominance control: neglected concepts in the community dynamics of clonal plants 3-10
P. Alpert: Does clonal growth increase plant performance in natural communities? 11-16
E. Winkler & B. Schmid: Clonal strategies of herbaceous species: a simulation study on population growth and competition 17-28
N. C. Kenkel: Markovian spatial-inhibition models for established clonal populations 29-33
Neil R. Cowie, Andrew R. Watkinson & William J. Sutherland: Modelling the growth dynamics of the clonal herb Anemone nemorosa L. in an ancient coppice wood 35-50
Thomas Wilhalm: A comparative study of clonal fragmentation in tussock-forming grasses 51-60
Heidrun Huber: Growth form and plasticity of the hybrid Potentilla anglica and its parent species 61-73
Josef F. Stuefer: Separating the effects of assimilate and water integration in clonal fragments, by the use of steam-girdling 75-81
P. C. D. Newton & M. J. M. Hay: Non-viability of axillary buds as a possible constraint on effective foraging of Trifolium repens L. 83-88
Zdenka Hroudova & Petr Zakravsky: Bolboschoenus maritimus (L.) Palla - tuber production and dormancy in natural habitats 89-94
Tiiu Kull: Genet and ramet dynamics of Cypripedium calceolus in different habitats 95-104
B. Olle Jonsson: Old populations of the rhizomatous sedge Carex bigelowii show little intermingling of clones (genets) 105-113
Beata Oborny & Sandor Bartha: Clonality in plant communities - an overview 115-127

Volume 20(1) 1996

David W. Goodall & Neville G. Marchant. Consistency in taxonomic rank: an example from Drosera 1
H. J. B. Birks, Sylvia M. Peglar & Heather A. Austin. An annotated bibliography of canonical correspondence analysis and related constrained ordination methods 1986-1993 17
A. A. Jabbour, T. Kalapos, I. Hahn & E. Kovacs-Lang: Field water relations of three sand steppe grass species 37
Peter Odor. A coenological study of club moss populations in Western Hungary 47

Volume 20(2) 1996

A. Escudero, S. Pajaron & A. Rubio. Canonical correspondence analysis as a basis for the classification of vegetation 57
J. J. Cantero & R. J. I. Leon. Comparison of vegetation classifications from Argentine salt marsh landscapes 69
Zhang, Jin Tun. The effects of nutrient status and clipping on the competitive interactions of five upland species 83
A. Nyakas & T. Kalapos. Variation in C4 type leaf anatomy in the Hungarian flora 93
B. Tothmeresz. Weighted dissimilarity measures for binary data 105

Volume 21(1) 1997

Editors: E. Farkas & T. Pocs
Special issue: Cryptogams in the Phyllosphere: Systematics, Distribution, Ecology and Use Proceedings of the IAB & IAL Symposium on Foliicolous Cryptogams, 29 August - 2 September 1995, Eger, Hungary

Preface 3
D. Ratcliffe: Paul Westmancott Richards, 1908-1995 7
L. Tibell: Rolf Santesson - a tribute 11 S. R. Gradstein: The taxonomic diversity of epiphyllous bryophytes 15
E. I. K„rnefelt: On the nature of species in lichenized Ascomycotina 21
M. Matzer: Lichenicolous fungi in the phyllosphere: important sources of information
31 A. Aptroot: Species diversity in tropical rainforest ascomycetes: lichenized versus non-lichenized; foliicolous versus corticolous 37
J. G. Conran: Host plant association of some understorey foliicolous lichens in south eastern Queensland, Australia 45
L. I. Ferraro: Checklist of foliicolous lichenized fungi from Nort-Eastern Argentina (Corrientes and Misiones), with notes on adjacent areas of Paraguay and Brasil 53
P. Geissler: On epiphyllous populations of Marchesinia (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae) 65
Xiao-Lan He: A review and checklist of the Lejeuneaceae in China 69
A. Lucking: Diversity and distribution of epiphyllous bryophytes in a tropical rainforest in Costa Rica 79
R. Lucking: Notes on "Lichenes Foliicoli Exsiccati", Fascicles I-VI 89
R. Lucking: The use of foliicolous lichens as bioindicators in the tropics, with special reference to the microclimate 99
W. M. Malcolm & A. Vezda: Eight new foliicolous lichens from New Zealand 117
S. Orban: Epiphyllous Calymperaceae species 119
T. Pocs: The distribution and origin of the foliicolous bryophyta in the Indian Ocean Islands 123
T. Pocs & B. Tothmeresz: Foliicolous bryophyte diversity in tropical rainforests 135
E. Serusiaux: Sporopodiopsis, a new genus of lichens (Ectolechiaceae) from S-E Asia 145
H. J. M. Sipman: Observations on the foliicolous lichen and bryophyte flora in the canopy of a semi-deciduous tropical forest 153
C. W. Smith, D. E. Gardner & W. J. Hoe: Foliicolous Hawaiian Cryptogams 163
A. Szabo: Data on the epiphyllous liverwort flora of West-Borneo 169
E. E. Farkas & H. J. M. Sipman: Checklist of foliicolous lichenized fungi 173
S. R. Gradstein & R. Lucking: Synthesis of the Symposium and priorities for future research 207
List of Participants 215 

Volume 21(2) 1997

Special issue: Grassland ecology and ecophysiology under elevated atmospheric CO2 and temperature
Edited by Z. Tuba, Z. Nagy, K. Szente & A. Raschi

Welcome by the President of EURECO'95 217
Foreword 219
Editors'preface 221
J. F. Soussana & P. Loiseau: Temperate grass swards and climatic changes. The role of plant-soil interactions in elevated CO2 223
W. F. Postl, H. R. Bolh…r-Nordenkampf, N. Preinl, A. Kamnalrut & M.
Meister: Dry matter and energy partitioning in two tropical grasslands under climatic stress 235
M. Jongen & M.B. Jones: Effects of elevated CO2 on species co-occurring in a neutral grassland 249
A. Hannukkala: Grasslands and global change in Northern Finland 261
C. M. Stirling, T. G. Williams, M. L. Jones, & T.W. Ashenden: Plant canopy development and turnover in a range of British native species grown at elevated CO2 and temperature 265
R. Hunt, J. P. Grime, S. D¡az, G. M. Spring, J. H. Cornelissen & R.L. Colasanti: Effects of elevated carbon dioxide on British native grassland species and communities 275
A. Raschi, M. Menconi, V. Cosentino, C. L. M. Sgherri & F. Navari-Izzo: Effect of atmospheric CO2 enrichment on alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) growth and nutrient status 289
Z. Nagy, K. Szente & Z. Tuba: Acclimation of dicot and monocot temperate grassland species to long-term elevated CO2 concentration 297
M. Menconi, A. Raschi, V. Cosentino, C. L. M. Sgherri & F. Navari-Izzo: Water relations in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) plants grown under high carbon dioxide concentration 305
Zs. Csintalan, Z. Tak cs, Z. Tuba, M. C. F. Proctor, N. Smirnoff & J. Grace: Desiccation tolerant grassland cryptogams under elevated CO2: Preliminary findings 309
M. Bart k, I. Nijs, & I. Impens: Relation between photosynthetic CO2 fixation and photosystem II activity in perennial ryegrass grown at doubled atmospheric CO2 and elevated air temperature 317
E. Na das, A. Balogh, F. Kiss, Z. Nagy, K. Szente & Z. Tuba: Some aspects of carbohydrate metabolism in two C3 grassland species under elevated CO2 323
Z. Nagy, A. Raschi, M. B. Jones & Z. Tuba: Elevated air CO2 and grasslands: a brief overview 329
Book reviews 264, 316

Volume 22 1998

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