Available online 10 October 2020 Luis Fernando Cuellar-Garrido | María Elena Siqueiros-Delgado. The species composition of plant communities is determined by a number of factors, including current environmental conditions as well as biogeographical and evolutionary history. Behavior, populations and communities. The transition from tropical to subtropical (warm temperate) evergreen forests is more clearly apparent in East Asia, from Nepal to the western Pacific coast, than elsewhere in the tropics. where a is the rate of resource mineralization and Q the coefficient of resource conversion into biomass (23, 24). Botanical Journal of Scotland (1991 - 2007) Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh (1844 - 1990) Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Plant Ecology & Diversity. However, plant diversity in Yunnan faces enormous threats... August 2020 Robert A. Spicer | Alexander Farnsworth | Tao Su. Plant diversity in European forests is declining: More nitrogen in the soil: Common plant species on the rise. One important approach to screening potential phytoremediators is... October 2020 Shuang Li | Shang-Li Liu | Si-Yu Pei | Man-Man Ning | Shao-Qing Tang. This site uses cookies, you can read more about how we use them on our Privacy Policy page. DOI: 10.4236/oje.2020.106021 133 Downloads 238 Views Price PW, Denno RF, Eubanks MD, Finke DL, Kaplan I. Insect ecology. In addition, the Forestry Commission has a Plant and Seed Supply Branch as well as nurseries throughout the UK, and can advise on seed provenance. The Plant Diversity section deals with all topics concerning plant diversity, from the evaluation of plant diversity (at the three levels: morphological, biochemical, and molecular) to its conservation (in situ and/or ex situ); aspects of population genetics and genotype by environmental interaction from evolution to phylogeny, adaptation, from the species up to community interactions with ecosystems, not excluding … However, molecular regulation of flowering time variation in roses remains poorly characterized. (2020, April 13). In recent years P. notoginseng has faced serious... Phytoremediation techniques to clean heavy metal pollution soil depend on identifying plant species that can act as phytoremediators. Its seeds have a membranous wing, and they mature just before the rainy season begins. Available online 3 December 2020 Ming-Xiang Li | Yong-Peng Ma | Hong-Xia Zhang | Hong-Zheng Sun | Hong-Hai Su | Sheng-Ji Pei | Zhi-Zhi Du. Plant Diversity (formerly Plant Diversity and Resources) is an international plant science journal that publishes substantial original research and review papers that advance our understanding of the past... View full aims and scope Exploring approaches to regulate meristem is of special importance and broad interest. The first group that emerged after green algae was the nonvascular plants or bryophytes. In the present study, we evaluate the genetic diversity and divergence... August 2020 Hongwen Huang | Hang Sun | Zhekun Zhou. Salvia is the largest genus of Lamiaceae, with almost 1000 species, and has been divided into 11 subgenera. 2007;42(3–4):347–57. The UK Biodiversity Action Plan sets out the UK Government’s broad strategy for conserving biodiversity. Available online 31 October 2020 Xing He | De-Zhu Li | Bo Tian. The date an article was first made available online will be carried over. Recently published articles from Plant Diversity. Plant diversity can often be increased at the local scale by changing or diversifying the management of a site, for example by using less-intensive mowing regimes to encourage butterflies. Zingiber cassumunar is an important plant used in traditional medicine and as a natural mosquito repellent. The species dropped by an average of 15 percent. They include flowering plants (trees, shrubs, grasses and herbaceous plants), as well as the gymnosperms (which include conifers), ferns and related species, and also the bryophytes (mosses and liverworts). They include flowering plants (trees, shrubs, grasses and herbaceous plants), as well as the gymnosperms (which include conifers), ferns and related species, and also the bryophytes (mosses and liverworts). Available online 5 October 2020 Luxian Liu | Yonghua Zhang | Pan Li. Despite its significant role in local healing systems, little traditional knowledge had been reported. Germany's plant diversity is on the decline: over the last 60 years, decreases have been observed across Germany in over 70 percent of the more than 2000 species examined. Within the plan, 391 species have been identified as being either in rapid decline or globally threatened, and Species Action Plans have produced for these priority species. Available online 26 November 2020 Yongquan Ren | Chengling Huang | Jiaming Zhang | Yongpeng Ma | Xiaoling Tian. Dominants recur in particular vegetation types, are relatively large, exhibit coarse‐grained foraging for resources and, as individual species, make a substantial contribution to the plant biomass. Invasive plants primarily had negative effects on plant diversity when they became abundant at a much lower cover level (less than 35%), compared with the native plants (over 60%). Furthermore, ecosystem processes may respond non‐additively to interactions between species diversity and genetic diversity. NAC-LIKE, ACTIVATED BY AP3/PI (NAP) is a NAC transcription factor regulating leaf senescence in Arabidopsis thaliana. Search terms in quotes will enable a more specific search e.g. Articles in press are peer reviewed, accepted articles to be published in this publication. Available online 22 September 2020 Santosh Kumar Rana | Dong Luo | Hum Kala Rana | Shaotian Chen | Hang Sun. The rapid global plant diversity and productivity loss has resulted in ecosystem functional degeneration in recent decades, and the relationship between plant diversity and productivity is a pressing issue around the world. Published online: 28 Apr 2020. Available online 3 October 2020 Yi-Min Tian | Jian Huang | Tao Su | Shi-Tao Zhang. Available online 24 October 2020 Bibo Yang | Liangda Li | Jianquan Liu | Lushui Zhang. Laliberté et al. The dominant species were P. euphratica, Tamarix ramosissima and P. australis. The outputs were used to evaluate where effort should be targeted to consolidate high-quality habitats. Helen J. Millner, Steven P. Bachman & Timothy C. Baldwin. Thus, studying the evolution of clonal reproduction... October 2020 Mianmian Wang | Jun Yang | Jinpeng Wan | Dayun Tao | Jiawu Zhou | Diqiu Yu | Peng Xu. However, the mechanisms by which they regulate this process remains largely unknown. If no species is present, the equilibrial resource concentration (i.e., the effective R*) is S, giving B = 0.. Wild fodder plants are valuable because they provide an important livestock feed resource globally, especially for smallholder farmers, and have important roles in natural resource management. In high-diversity mixtures, the feeding rate of herbivores per gram of plant biomass was 44% lower than in monocultures. Despite evidence that... August 2020 Xuemei Zhang | Hantao Qin | Weijia Xie | Yongpeng Ma | Weibang Sun. Local authorities in the UK are committed to the Local Biodiversity Action Plan process and to promoting species biodiversity within rural, peri-urban and urban habitats. The Anthropocene is marked by twin crises: climate change and biodiversity loss. In Anatolia, studies have shown that people have used plants for centuries to treat many diseases. Manganese (Mn) contamination limits the production and quality of crops, and affects human health by disrupting the food chain. Plant Ecology & Diversity, Volume 13, Issue 2 (2020) Research Article . great degree of diversity in life cycle pattern is also observed. Increasing plant diversity, thus, has several positive side effects: Compared to monocultures, high-diversity plant communities produce more total biomass. Factors controlling plant species diversity have been teased apart in an ancient dune ecosystem in western Australia. They discovered that the... An EU-funded team studied a common weed to find out why some plants are infected by more viruses than others. Gene flow between sympatric congeneric plants is thought to be very common and may pose serious threats to endangered species. Cistanche deserticola Y. C. Ma is an important medicinal plant in Mongolia. Successful colonisation of new sites can be encouraged by ensuring that greenspace creation and appropriate management are undertaken in areas identified within the dispersal range. Myanmar is botanically rich and floristically diverse: one of the world's biodiversity hotspots. Beside soil texture, plant species richness was the main driver of soil microbial biomass. Panax notoginseng (Araliaceae) is an important ginseng herb with various health benefits and a history of cultivation in southwestern China over 400 years. Instead, the effects of nutrients on endophyte diversity appeared to be mediated by accumulation of plant litter and plant diversity loss. Register your interest and receive email alerts tailored to your needs. But some species, particularly woodland herbs, may not be able to reach a site, especially if it is a long way from other sites. To encourage particular habitats to develop, the environmental conditions of the site must first be identified as suitable: soil conditions (nutrients, moisture, pH) and factors such as drainage. Plant Ecology & Diversity (2008 - current) Formerly known as. Plant diversity is extremely important as it ensures a resource for new food crop, medicine and helps balancing the ecosystem. We have a wide range of expertise in establishing trees and shrubs from seed or nursery trees. View Article Google Scholar 62. Nervonic acid (NA, cis-15-tetracosenoic acid) is a very long-chain monounsaturated fatty acid that has been shown to be a core component of nerve fibers and nerve cells. Pages: 115-131. Previous studies indicate that in lowland tropical areas,... October 2020 Cheng Du | Shuai Liao | David E. Boufford | Jinshuang Ma. Roses are important horticultural plants with enormous diversity in flowers and flowering behavior. Bol Soc Argent Bot. Available online 7 November 2020 Gang Yao | Bine Xue | Kun Liu | Yuling Li | Jiuxiang Huang | Junwen Zhai. Hematophagous invertebrates such as mosquitoes, leeches, mites, ticks, lice and bugs cause various problems for humans. The bHLH transcription factors play pivotal roles in plant growth and development, production of secondary metabolites and responses to various environmental stresses. Identifying ancient woodland using vascular plant indicators. Plant diversity and galling arthropod diversity searching for taxonomic patterns in an animal-plant interaction in the Neotropics. The diversity gradient covered 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 and 60 plant species and 1, 2, 3 and 4 plant functional groups (grasses, legumes, small herbs and tall herbs). To contextualize and understand the origins of this biotic... August 2020 Peter Raven | Mathis Wackernagel. However, interspecific hybridization is... October 2020 Kai-Wen Jiang | Rong Zhang | Zhong-Fu Zhang | Bo Pan | Bin Tian. In most cases RNA editing alters translated amino acids or creates new start codons,... October 2020 Yongqian Gao | Jinxuan Zheng | Xiangqun Lin | Fan Du. Brandisia hancei (Paulowniaceae) is a widely distributed shrub in karst regions in southwestern China. Stress-associated proteins (SAPs) are known as response factors to multiple abiotic and biotic stresses in plants. Available online 6 October 2020 Urtnasan Mandakh | Munkhjargal Battseren | Danzanchadav Ganbat | Turuutuvshin Ayanga | Zolzaya Adiya | Almaz Borjigidai | Chunlin Long. I suggest that between-community variations in diversity patterns during succession in plant communities are due to the effects of selection on life history strategies under different disturbance regimes. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2011. 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Plant, Cell and Environment, Plant, Cell and Environment, Plant Science Plant Disease, International Journal of Plant Sciences, International Journal of Plant Sciences, Plant Pathology High Impact List of Articles Cavitation resistance of peduncle, petiole and stem is correlated with bordered pit dimensions in Magnolia grandiflora, Dispersal and germination of winged seeds of Brandisia hancei, a shrub in karst regions of China, Involvement of NAC transcription factor NaNAC29 in Alternaria alternata resistance and leaf senescence in Nicotiana attenuata, Temporal regulation of alternative splicing events in rice memory under drought stress, Expansion and expression diversity of FAR1/FRS-like genes provides insights into flowering time regulation in roses, Phylogenetic estimation and morphological evolution of Alsineae (Caryophyllaceae) shed new insight into the taxonomic status of the genus Pseudocerastium, AtWRKY75 positively regulates age-triggered leaf senescence through gibberellin pathway, The complete plastome sequences of five Aponogeton species (Aponogetonaceae): Insights into the structural organization and mutational hotspots, Allelochemicals of Panax notoginseng and their effects on various plants and rhizosphere microorganisms, Preliminary study on Cd accumulation characteristics in Sansevieria trifasciata Prain, Genetic diversity and population structure of Camellia huana (Theaceae), a limestone species with narrow geographic range, based on chloroplast DNA sequence and microsatellite markers, Extreme plastid RNA editing may confound phylogenetic reconstruction: A case study of Selaginella (lycophytes), Distribution patterns of clonal plants in the subnival belt of the Hengduan Mountains, SW China, A hybrid sterile locus leads to the linkage drag of interspecific hybrid progenies, DNA barcoding and molecular phylogeny of Dumasia (Fabaceae: Phaseoleae) reveals a cryptic lineage, Similar mycorrhizal fungal communities associated with epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of Coelogyne corymbosa, Twenty years of Chinese vascular plant novelties, 2000 through 2019, Diversity in seed oil content and fatty acid composition in Acer species with potential as sources of nervonic acid, Plastome and phylogenetic relationship of the woody buckwheat Fagopyrum tibeticum in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Hidden in plain sight: Morphological and phylogenetic evidence for Bouteloua arizonica, a new species distinct from Bouteloua aristidoides (Poaceae, Chloridoideae), Ethnobotany and diversity of medicinal plants used by the Buyi in eastern Yunnan, China, Folk nomenclature of plants in Cistanche deserticola-associated community in South Gobi, Mongolia, Development of genomic resources for the genus Celtis (Cannabaceae) based on genome skimming data, Early Oligocene Itea (Iteaceae) leaves from East Asia and their biogeographic implications, Nutrient value of wild fodder species and the implications for improving the diet of mithun (Bos frontalis) in Dulongjiang area, Yunnan Province, China, Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and character evolution of the montane genus Incarvillea Juss. Adding light to a fertilized plant community prevented the loss of … The biodiversity of the Himalaya, Hengduan Mountains and Tibet, here collectively termed the Tibetan Region, is exceptional in a global context. Areas of habitat for plant species within the urban and peri-urban environment have become fragmented and isolated through land-use change, particularly with the spread of settlements and transport infrastructure in recent years. Celtis is a Cannabaceae genus of 60–70 species of trees, or rarely shrubs, commonly known as hackberries. ScienceDaily. Ethiopia is land of geographical contrasts with elevations that range from 125 m below sea level in the Danakil Depression to 4533 m above sea level in the Semien Mountains, a world heritage site. Search the information of the editorial board members by name. Available online 14 August 2020 Zaiqing Wang | Jingge Kuang | Bing Han | Suiyun Chen | Aizhong Liu. Thus, it is necessary to distinguish a range for assessing the effects of plants, especially invasive plants. As a result, there has been a general decline in biodiversity over the wider countryside. However, Myanmar is still very unevenly explored, and until a plant checklist was published in 2003,... August 2020 Li-Shen Qian | Jia-Hui Chen | Tao Deng | Hang Sun. The results indicate that grazing increases plant diversity, but decreases arthropod diversity, whereas fall mowing provides a management strategy for conservation of both trophic levels. nov. (Iteaceae) were collected from the Oligocene of Wenshan, Yunnan Province, southwestern China. 2 and Table 2).If plant 15 N uptake were complementary between all three groups, we would expect to see a general increase in plant 15 N retention as diversity increased. However, there are still many small pockets of greenspace within the built environment with a rich diversity of plant species, and other areas where improvements to greenspace could encourage the establishment of plants. Plants define the habitat of a site, providing structure, shelter and food as well as contributing to the overall biodiversity. We have developed an Ecological Site Classification Decision Support System, which advises on which trees are suitable for a particular site. Andrew Wood. Available online 10 November 2020 Mi-Cai Zhong | Xiao-Dong Jiang | Wei-Hua Cui | Jin-Yong Hu. Mycorrhizal fungi are essential for the growth and development of both epiphytic (growing on trees) and lithophytic (growing on rocks) orchids. Available online 2 October 2020 Yanfei Geng | Sailesh Ranjitkar | Qiaoshun Yan | Zhijun He | Baqi Su | Shengtao Gao | Junli Niu | Dengpan Bu | Jianchu Xu. Clonal reproduction (i.e., production of potentially independent offspring by vegetative growth) is thought to provide plants with reproductive assurance. Available online 7 October 2020 Yong Xiong | Xueyi Sui | Selena Ahmed | Zhi Wang | Chunlin Long. Pseudocerastium is a monotypic genus in Caryophyllaceae endemic to China. New sites will be rapidly colonised by species with wind-dispersed seeds – these are often a good nectar source and will attract insects. Sign up below. Low plant diversity in this study may not necessarily relate to low diversity fields such as in intensive UK grassland systems, which contain few, but highly productive, species. Follow the latest news and projects about COVID-19 and the European Commission's coronavirus response. 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