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Publications in refereed international journals


138. Christiansen, D.M., Römer, G., Dahlgren, J.P., Borg, M., Jones, O.R., Merinero, S., Hylander, K. & Ehrlén, J. 2023. High‐resolution data are necessary to understand the effects of climate on plant population dynamics of a forest herb. Ecology e4191 (e-view)


137. Zignol, F., Kjellström, E., Hylander, K., Ayalew, B., Zewdie, Rodríguez-Gijón, A. & Tack, A.J.M. 2023. The understory microclimate in agroforestry now and in the future–a case study of Arabica coffee in its native range. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 340, 109586. (e-view)


136. Christiansen, D.M., Strydom, T., Greiser, C., McClory, R., Ehrlén, J. & Hylander, K. 2023. Effects of past and present microclimates on northern and southern plant species in a managed forest landscape. Journal of Vegetation Science 34 (4), e13197. (e-view)


135. Beche, D. Tack, AJM, Nemomissa, S., Lemessa, D., Warkineh, B. & Hylander, K. 2023. Prevalence of major pests and diseases in wild and cultivated coffee in Ethiopia. Basic and Applied Ecology. (e-view)


134. Koelemeijer, I.A., Ehrlén, J., De Frenne, P., Jönsson, M., Berg, P. & Hylander, K. 2023 Forest edge effects on moss growth are amplified by drought. Ecological Applications 33 (4), e2851. (e-view)


133. Getachew, M., Boeckx, P., Verheyen, K., Tolassa, K., Tack, AJM, Hylander, K., Luca, S., Zewdie, B. & De Frenne, P. 2023. Within and among farm variability of coffee quality of smallholders in southwest Ethiopia. Agroforestry Systems 97 (5), 883-905. (e-view)


132. Shimales, T., Mendesil, E., Zewdie, B., Ayalew, B., Hylander, K. & Tack, AJM. 2023. Management intensity affects insect pests and natural pest control on Arabica coffee in its native range. Journal of Applied Ecology. (e-view)


131. Getachew, M., Verheyen, K., Tolassa, K., Tack, AJM., Hylander, K., Ayalew, B., Boeckx, P., Landuyt, D. & De Frenne, P. 2023. Effects of shade tree species on soil biogeochemistry and coffee bean quality in plantation coffee. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 347, 108354. (e-view​)


130. Haesen, S., Lembrechts, J.J., De Frenne, P., Lenoir, J., Aalto, J., Ashcroft, M.B…. Hylander, K., … Van Meerbeek, K. ...2023. ForestClim—Bioclimatic variables for microclimate temperatures of European forests. Global Change Biology. (e-view)



129. Patiño, J., Bisang, I., Goffinet, B., Hedenäs, L., McDaniel, S., Pressel, S., Stech, M. … Hylander, K…, Vanerpoorten, A. 2022. Unveiling the nature of a miniature world: a horizon scan of fundamental questions in bryology. Journal of Bryology 44:1-34. (e-view)


128. Fernández-Fernández, P., Sanczuk, P., Vanneste, T., Brunet, J., Ehrlén, J. Hedwall, P.-O., Hylander, K., Van Den Berge, S., Verheyen, K. & De Frenne, P. 2022. Different effects of warming treatments in forests versus hedgerows on the understorey plant Geum urbanum. Plant Biology 24 (5), 734-744.

127. Ayalew, B., Hylander, K., Zewdie, B., Shimales, T., Adugna, G., Mendesil, E., Nemomissa, S., & Tack, A.J.M. 2022. The impact of shade tree species identity on coffee pests and diseases. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 340, 108152 (e-view)

126. Viljur, M.-L. et al. 2022. The effect of natural disturbances on forest biodiversity: An ecological synthesis. Biological Reviews, 97(5), 1930-1947 (e-view

125. Getachew, M., Tolassa, K., De Frenne, P., Verheyen, K., Tack A.J.M., Hylander, K., Ayalew, B., Boeckx, P. 2022. The relationship between elevation, soil temperatures, soil chemical characteristics, and green coffee bean quality and biochemistry in southwest Ethiopia. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 42 (4) (e-view)‪

124. Lembrechts, J.J. et al. 2022. Global maps of soil temperature. Global Change Biology 28 (9), 3110-3144. (e-view)

123. Zewdie, B., Yves Bawin, Y., Tack, AJM, Nemomissa, S., Tesfaye, K., Janssens, SB, Van Glabeke, S., Roldán‐Ruiz, I., Ruttink, T., Honnay, O. & Hylander, K. 2022. Genetic composition and diversity of Arabica coffee in the crop’s centre of origin and its impact on four major fungal diseases. Molecular Ecology (e-view)

122. Koelemeijer, I.A., Ehrlén, J., Jönsson, M., De Frenne, P., Berg, P., Andersson, J., Weibull, H., & Hylander, K. 2022. Interactive effects of drought and edge exposure on old-growth forest understory species. Landscape Ecology (e-view)

121. Zewdie, B., Tack, A.M.J., Ayalew, B., Wondafrash, M., Nemomissa, S. Hylander, K. 2022. Plant biodiversity declines with increasing coffee yield in Ethiopia’s coffee agroforests. Journal of Applied Ecology 59: 1198-1208. (e-view)

120. Burger, H.F., Hylander, K., Ayalew, B., van Dam, N.M., Mendesil, E., Schedl, A., Shimales, T., Zewdie, B. & Tack, A.M.J. 2022. Bottom-up and top-down drivers of herbivory on Arabica coffee along an environmental and management gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology 59: 21-32. (e-view)

119. De Lombaerde,E. Pieter Vangansbeke, Jonathan Lenoir, Koenraad Van Meerbeek, Jonas Lembrechts, Francisco Rodríguez-Sánchez, Miska Luoto, Brett Scheffers, Stef Haesen, Juha Aalto, Ditte Marie Christiansen, Karen De Pauw, Leen Depauw, Sanne Govaert, Caroline Greiser, Arndt Hampe, Kristoffer Hylander, David Klinges, Irena Koelemeijer, Camille Meeussen, Jerome Ogée, Pieter Sanczuk, Thomas Vanneste, Florian Zellweger, Lander Baeten, Pieter De Frenne) Maintaining forest cover to enhance temperature buffering under future climate change. Science of The Total Environment 810, 151338. (e-view)

118. Christiansen, D.M., Iversen, L.L., Ehrlén, J. & Hylander, K. 2022. Changes in forest structure drive temperature preferences of boreal understorey plant communities. Journal of Ecology 110: 631-643. (e-view)

117. Getachew, M., Verheyen, K., Tolessa, K., Ayalew, B., Hylander, K., Tack, AJM, Garedew, W., Bauters, M., Boeckx, P. & De Frenne, P. 2022. Shade tree canopy cover affects coffee plant traits across elevations in coffee farms in southwest Ethiopia. Nordic Journal of Botany e03383. (e-view)

116. Beche, D., Tack, A.J.M., Nemomissa, S., Warkineh, B., Lemessa, D., Rodrigues, R., Fischer, J. & Hylander, K. 2022. Spatial variation in human disturbances and their effects on forest structure and biodiversity across an Afromontane forest. Landscape Ecology 37: 493-510. (e-view)


115. Hylander, K., Greiser, C., Christiansen, D.M. & Koelemeijer, I.A. 2021. Climate adaptation of biodiversity conservation in managed forest landscapes. Conservation Biology (3), e13847. (e-view)

114. Meeussen, C; Govaert, S; (...); De Frenne, P. Microclimatic edge-to-interior gradients of European deciduous forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 311 (in press).

113. Hedenas, L., Hylander, K., Lönnell, N. & Bisang, I. 2021. Genetic variation and reproductive patterns in wetland mosses suggest efficient initial colonization of disturbed sites. Ecology and Evolution 11: 15846-15859.  (e-view​)

112. Haesen, S., Lembrechts, J.J. (...); Van Meerbeek, K. 2021. ForestTemp - Sub-canopy microclimate temperatures of European forests. Global Change Biology 27: 6307-6319.

111. Barr, A.E., van Dijk, L.J.A., Hylander, K. & Tack, A.J.M. 2021. Local habitat factors and spatial connectivity jointly shape an urban insect community. Landscape and Urban Planning 214: 104177.

110. Greiser, C., Ehrlén, J., Luoto, M., Meineri, E., Merinero, S., Willman, B. & Hylander, K. 2021. Warm range margin of boreal bryophytes and lichens not directly limited by temperatures. Journal of Ecology 109: 3724-3736 (e-view)

109. Fischer, J., Bergsten, A. Dorresteijn, I., Hanspach, J., Hylander, K., Jiren, T.S., Manlosa, A.O., Rodrigues, P., Schultner, J., Senbeta, F. & Shumi, G. 2021. A social-ecological assessment of food security and biodiversity conservation in Ethiopia. Ecosystem and People 17: 400-410. (e-view)

108. Hylander, K., Frisk, C.A., Nemomissa, S. & Johansson, M.U. 2021. Rapid post-fire re-assembly of species-rich bryophyte communities in Afroalpine heathlands. Journal of Vegetation Science 32: e13033. (e-view)

107. Stüber, M., Tack, A.J.M., Zewdie, B., Mendesil, E., Shimales, T., Ayalew, B., Nemomissa, S., Sjögren, J., Vesterinen, E., Wezel, A. & Hylander, K. 2021. Multi-scale mosaics in top-down pest control by ants from natural coffee forests to plantations. Ecology 102:E03376 (e-view).


106. Koelemeijer, I.A., Tack, A.J.M., Zewdie, B., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2021. Management intensity and landscape configuration affect the potential for woody plant regeneration in coffee agroforestry. Agriculture, Ecosystem & Environment 313: no107384. (e-view).


105. De Frenne, P., Lenoir, J., Luoto, M., Scheffers, B.R., Zellweger, F., Aalto, J., Ashcroft, M.B., Chistiansen, D., Decocq, G., De Pauw, K., Govaert, S., Greiser, C., Grill, E., Hampe, A., Jucker, T., Klinges, D., Koelemeijer, I., Lembrechts, J.J., Marrec, R., Meeussen, C., Ogee, J., Tyystjärvi, V., Vangansbeke, P. & Hylander, K. 2021. Forest microclimates and climate change: importance, drivers and future research agenda. Global Change Biology 27: 2279-2297. (e-view).


104. Schultner, J., Dorresteijn, I., Manlosa, A.O., von Wehrden, H., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F. & Fischer, J. 2021. Ecosystem services from forest and farmland: Present and past access separates beneficiaries in rural Ethiopia Ecosystem Services 48: no 101263. (e-view).


103. Rodrigues, P., Dorresteijn, I., Guilherme, J.L., Hanspach, J., De Beenhouwer, M., Hylander, K., Bekele, B., Senbeta, F., Fischer, J., Nimmo, D. 2021. Predicting the impacts of human population growth on forest mammals in the highlands of southwestern Ethiopia. Biological Conservation 256: no 109046. (e-view).


102. Shumi, G., Rodrigues, P., Hanspach, J., Hardtle, W., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F., Fischer, J., & Schultner, J.  2021. Woody plant species diversity as a predictor of ecosystem services in a social-ecological system of southwestern Ethiopia. Landscape Ecology 36: 373-391. (e-view).

101. Zewdie, B., Tack, A.J.M., Ayalew, B., Adugna, G., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2021. Temporal dynamics and biocontrol potential of a hyperparasite on coffee leaf rust across a landscape in Arabica coffee’s native range. Agriculture, Ecosystems and the Environment 311: no 107297. (e-view)

100. Römer, G., Christiansen, D.M., de Buhr, H., Hylander, K., Jones, O.R., Merinero, S., Reitzel, K., Ehrlén, J. & Dahlgren, J.P. 2020. Drivers of large-scale spatial demographic variation in a perennial plant. Ecosphere 12: 03356 (e-view).


99. Ango, T.G., Hylander, K. & Börjeson, L. 2020. Processes of forest cover change since 1958 in the coffee-producing areas of Southwest Ethiopia. Land 9: 278.(e-view).

98. Jiren, T.S., Hanspach, J., Schultner, J., Fischer, J., Bergsten, A., Senbeta, F., Hylander, K. & Dorresteijn, I. 2020 Reconciling food security and biodiversity conservation: participatory scenario planning in southwestern Ethiopia. Ecology & Society (e-view).


97. Lembrechts, J.J., … Hylander, K., Merinero, S.,… Dahlberg, C.J... et al. 2020. SoilTemp: a global database of near‐surface temperature. Global Change Biology (e-view).

96. Zewdie, B., Tack, A.J.M., Adugna, G., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2020. Patterns and drivers of fungal disease community on Arabica coffee along a management gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology 47: 95-106 (e-view).

95. Johansson, M.U., Bekele, A.F., Nemomissa, S., Bekele, T. & Hylander, K. 2020. Ecosystem restoration in fire-managed savanna woodlands: Effects on biodiversity, local livelihoods and fire intensity. Ambio (e-view)

94. Johansson, V., Gustafsson, L., Anderssson, P. & Hylander, K. 2020. Fewer butterflies and a different composition of bees, wasps and hoverflies on recently burned compared to unburned clear-cuts, regardless of burn severity. Forest Ecology and Management 463: 118033  (e-view)

93. Merinero, S., Dahlberg, C.J., Ehrlén, J. & Hylander, K. 2020. Intraspecific variation influences performance of moss transplants along microclimate gradients. Ecology, e02999 (e-view)

92. Greiser, C., Hylander, K., Meineri, E., Luoto, M. & Ehrlén, J. 2020. Climate limitation at the cold edge – contrasting perspectives from species distribution modelling and a transplant experiment. Ecography 43: 637-647 (e-view).

91. Dahlberg, C.J., Ehrlén, J., Christiansen, D.M., Meineri, E. & Hylander, K. 2020. Correlations between plant climate optima across different spatial scales. Environmental and Experimental Botany 170, 103899 (e-view).

90. Greiser, C., Ehrlén, J., Meineri, E. & Hylander, K. 2020. Hiding from the climate: Characterizing microrefugia for boreal forest understory species. Global Change Biology 26: 471-483 (e-view).


89. Johansson, M., Senay, S., Creathorn, E., Kassa, H. & Hylander, K. 2019. Change in heathland fire sizes inside vs. outside the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, over 50 years of fire-exclusion policy: lessons for REDD+. Ecology and Society 24 (4) (e-view).

88. Shumi, G., Dorresteijn, I., Schultner, J., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F., Hanspach, J. …. 2019. Woody plant use and management in relation to property rights: a social-ecological case study from southwestern Ethiopia. Ecosystems and People 15: 303-316 (e-view)

87. DeFrenne, P., Zellweger, F., Rodríguez-Sánchez, F., Scheffers, B.R., Hylander, K., Luoto, M., Vellend, M., Verheyen, K. & Lenoir, J. 2019. Global buffering of temperatures under forest canopies. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 744-749 (e-view)

86. Shumi, G., Rodrigues, P., Schultner, J., Dorresteijn, I., Hanspach, J., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F. & Fischer, J. 2019. Conservation value of moist evergreen Afromontane forest sites with different management and history in southwestern Ethiopia. Biological Conservation 232: 117-126 (e-view).


85. Ranlund, Å., Hylander, K., Johansson, V., Jonsson, F., Nordin, U. & Gustafsson, L. 2018. Epiphytic lichen responses to environmental change due to clearcutting differ among tree taxa. Journal of Vegetation Science 29: 1065-1074 (e-view).

84. Zanatta, F., Vanderpoorten, A., Hedenäs, L., Johansson, V., Patiño, J., Lönnell, N. & Hylander, K. 2018. Under which humidity conditions are moss spores released? A comparison between species with perfect and specialized peristomes. Ecology and Evolution 8: 11484-11491 (e-view).

83. Johansson, V., Wikström, C.J., Hylander, K. 2018. Time-lagged lichen extinction in retained buffer strips 16.5 years after clear-cutting. Biological conservation 225: 53-65 (e-view).

82. Shumi, G., Schultner, J., Dorresteijn, I., Rodrigues, P., Hanspach, J., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F., Fischer, J. 2018. Land use legacy effects on woody vegetation in agricultural landscapes of south‐western Ethiopia. Diversity and Distributions 24: 1136-1148 (e-view).

81. Johansson, M.U., Frisk, C.A., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2018. Disturbance from traditional fire management in subalpine heathlands increases Afro-alpine plant resilience to climate change. Global Change Biology 24: 2952-2964 (e-view).

80. Lönnell, N. & Hylander, K. 2018. Calcicolous plants colonize limed mires after long-distance dispersal. Journal of Biogeography 45: 885-894 (e-view).

79. Greiser, G., Meineri, E., Luoto, M., Ehrlén, J. & Hylander, K., 2017. Monthly microclimate models in a managed boreal forest landscape. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology: 250–251, 147-158 (e-view).

78. Rodrigues, P., Shumi, G., Dorresteijn, I., Schultner, J., Hanspach, J., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F. & Fischer, J. 2018. Coffee management and the conservation of forest bird diversity in southwestern Ethiopia. Biological Conservation 217, 131-139 (e-view).

77. Graae, BJ, Vandvik, V, Armbruster, WS, Eiserhardt, WL, Svenning, JC, Hylander, K., Ehrlén, J., Speed, JDM., Klanderud, K., Brathen, KA., Milbau, A., Opedal, OH., Alsos, IG., Ejrnaes, R., Bruun, HH., Birks, HJB., Westergaard, KB., Birks, HH., Lenoir, J. 2018. Stay or go–how topographic complexity influences alpine plant population and community responses to climate change. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 30: 41-50 (e-view).


76. Aalto, J., Riihimaki, H., Meineri, E., Hylander, K. & Luoto, M. 2017. Revealing topoclimatic heterogeneity using meteorological station data. International Journal of Climatology 37: 544-556 (e-view).

75. Fisher, J., ..., Hylander, K.,  Schultner, J. &  Senbeta, F. 2017. We Need Qualitative Progress to Address the Food–Biodiversity Nexus: A Reply to Seppelt et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 632-633 (e-view).

74. Dorresteijn, I., Schultner, J., Collier, N.F., Hylander, K., Senbeta, F. & Fischer, J. 2017. Disaggregating ecosystem services and disservices in the cultural landscapes of southwestern Ethiopia: a study of rural perceptions. Landscape Ecology 32: 2151-2165 (e-view).

73. Moor, H., Rydin, H., Hylander, K., Nilsson, M.B., Lindborg, R. & Norberg, J. 2017. Towards a trait-based ecology of wetland vegetation. Journal of Ecology 105: 1623-1635 (e-view).

72. Hylander, K. & Nemomissa, S. 2017. Waiving the extinction debt: Can shade from coffee prevent extinctions of epiphytic plants from isolated trees? Diversity and Distributions 23: 888-897 (e-view).

71. Fischer, J., Abson, D.J., Bergsten, A., Collier, N.F., Dorresteijn, I., Hanspach, J, Hylander, K. Schultner, J. & Senbeta, F. 2016. Reframing the food-biodiversity challenge. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 5: 335-345 (e-view).

70. Jara, T., Hylander, K. & Nemomissa, S. 2017. Tree diversity across different tropical agricultural land use types. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 240: 92-100 (e-view).

69. Hylander, K., Nemomissa, S., & Hedenas, L. 2017. Mosses of southwest Ethiopian montane forests - notes on their occurrence pattern and many new country records. Journal of Bryology 39: 342-352 (e-view).

68. Meineri, E. & Hylander, K. 2017. Fine-grain, large-domain climate models based on climate station and comprehensive topographic information improve microrefugia detection. Ecography 40:1003-1013 (e-view).

67. Engelen, D., Lemessa, D., Şekercioglu, C. & Hylander, K. 2016. Similar bird communities in homegardens at different distances from Afromontane forests. Bird Conservation International 8:1-13 (e-view).

66. Hudson, L.N. et al. 2017. The database of PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7:145-188 (e-view).


65. Kumsa, L., Hylander, K., Gurmessa, D. & Nemomissa, S. 2016. Patch area and current coffee management determine woody plant diversity in patches of semi-forest coffee embedded in an agricultural matrix. Global Ecology and Conservation 8: 230-240 (e-view).

64. Samnegård, U., Hambäck, P.A., Lemessa, D., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2016. A heterogeneous landscape does not guarantee high crop pollination. Proceedings of the royal society B-Biological Sciences 283: Art 1472 (e-view).

63. Zantta, F., Patino, J. Lebeau, F., Massinon, M., Hylander, K., de Haan, M., Ballings, P., Degreef, J. & Vanderpoorten, A. 2016. Measuring spore settling velocity for an improved assessment of dispersal rates in mosses. Annals of Botany 118: 197-206 (e-view).

62. Hänke, H., Börjeson, L., Hylander, K. & Enfors-Kautsky, E. 2016. Drought tolerant species dominate as rainfall and tree cover returns in the West African Sahel. Land Use Policy 59:111-120 (e-view).

61. Johansson, V., Lönnell, N., Rannik, Ü., Sundberg, S. & Hylander, K. 2016. Air humidity thresholds trigger active moss spore release to extend dispersal in space and time. Functional Ecology 30: 1196-1204 (e-view).


60. Wasof, S., Lenoir, J., … Hylander, K…. Decocq, G. 2015. Disjunct populations of European vascular plant species keep the same climatic niches. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 1401-1412.

59. Telila, H., Hylander, K. & Nemomissa, S. 2015. The potential of small Eucalyptus plantations in farmscapes to foster native woody plant diversity: local and landscape constraints. Restoration Ecology 23: 918-926.

58. Lönnell, N., Norros, V., Sundberg, S., Rannik, Ü., Johansson, V., Ovaskainen, O., Hylander, K. 2015. Testing a mechanistic dispersal model against a dispersal experiment with a wind-dispersed moss. Oikos 124:1232–1240.

57. Samnegård, U., Hambäck, P.A., Eardley, C., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2015. Turnover in bee species composition and functional trait distributions between seasons in a tropical agricultural landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 211: 185-194.

56. Lemessa, D., Samnegård, U., Hambäck, P.A. & Hylander, K. 2015. Tree cover mediates the effect on rapeseed leaf damage of excluding predatory arthropods, but in an unexpected way. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 211:57-64 .

55. Meineri, E., Dahlberg, C.J., Hylander, K. 2015. Using Gaussian Bayesian Networks to disentangle direct and indirect associations between landscape physiography, environmental variables and species distribution. Ecological Modelling 313:127-136.

54. Lemessa, D., Hambäck, P.A., & Hylander, K. 2015. Arthropod but not bird predation in Ethiopian homegardens is higher in tree-poor than in tree-rich landscapes. PLoS ONE 10: e0126639.

53. Harper, K., Macdonald, E., Mayerhofer, M., Biswas, S., Esseen, P.-A., Hylander, K., Stewart, K., Mallik, A., Drapeau, P., Jonsson, B.-G., Lesieur, D., Kouki, J., Bergeron, Y. 2015. Edge influence on vegetation at natural and anthropogenic edges of boreal forests in Canada and Fennoscandia. Journal of Ecology 103:550-562.

52. Medina, R., Liu, Y., Li-Song, W., Shuiliang, G., Hylander, K. & Goffinet, B. 2015. Physcomitrella DNA based revised geographic circumscription of species of Physcomitrella s.l. (Funariaceae): P. patens new to East Asia and P. magdalenae new to East Africa. The Bryologist 118:22-31.

51. Rancka, B., von Proschwitz, T., Hylander, K. & Götmark, F. 2015. Conservation thinning in secondary forest: negative but mild effect on land molluscs in closed-canopy mixed oak forest in Sweden. PloS ONE 10:e0120085.

50. Hylander, K., Ehrlén, J., Luoto, M., Meineri, E. Micro-refugia: Not for everyone. AMBIO 44 (Supl. 1):S60-S68.

49. Moor, H., Hylander, K., Norberg, J. 2015. Combining species distribution modelling with functional traits to predict potential climate change effects on ecosystem services – the case of Swedish wetland vegetation. AMBIO 44 (supl. 1): S113-S126.

48. Elmhagen, B., ... Hylander, K., ... et al. 2015. Interacting effects of change in climate, human population, land use and water use on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Ecology and Society 20:art23.

47. Lemessa, D., Hambäck, P.A. & Hylander, K. 2015 The effect of local and landscape level land-use composition on predatory arthropods in a tropical agricultural landscape Landscape Ecology 30:167-180.


46. Hudson, L.N., ... Hylander, K., ... et al. 2014. The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution 4:4701-4735.

45. Dahlberg, C., Ehrlén, J., Hylander, K. 2014. Performance of forest bryophytes with different geographical distributions transplanted across a topographically heterogeneous landscape. PLoS ONE 9: e112943.

44. Samnegård, U., Hambäck, P.A., Nemomissa, S. & Hylander, K. 2014. Dominance of the semi-wild honeybee as coffee pollinator across a gradient of shade-tree structure in Ethiopia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30:401-408.

43. Johansson, V., Lönnell, N., Sundberg, S., Hylander, K. 2014. Release thresholds for moss spores: the importance of turbulence and sporophyte length. Journal of Ecology 102:721-729.

42. Lönnell, N., Jonsson, B.G. & Hylander, K. 2014. Production of diaspores at the landscape level regulates local colonization: an experiment with a spore-dispersed moss. Ecography 37: 591-598.

41. Samnegård, U., Hambäck, P., Nemomissa, S., Hylander, K. 2014. Local and regional variation in local frequency of multiple coffee pests across a mosaic landscape in Coffea arabica’s native range. Biotropica 46:276-284.

40. Ango, T.G., Börjeson, L., Senbeta, F. & Hylander, K. 2014. Balancing ecosystem services and disservices: smallholder farmers' use and management of forest and trees in an agricultural landscape in southwestern Ethiopia. Ecology and Society 19:no 30.


39. Hylander, K., Nemomissa, S. & Enkosa, W. 2013. Edge effects on understory epiphytic ferns and epiphyllous bryophytes in moist afromontane forests of Ethiopia. Polish Botanical Journal 58: 555-563.

38. Hylander, K. & Ehrlén, J. 2013. The mechanisms causing extinction debts. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28:341-346.

37. Hylander, K., Nemomissa, S., Delrue, J. & Enkosa, W. 2013. Effects of coffee management on deforestation rates and forest integrity. Conservation Biology 27:1031-1040.

36. Vercauteren, N., Destouni, G., Dahlberg, C.J. & Hylander, K. 2013. Fine-resolved, near-coastal spatiotemporal variation of temperature in response to insolation. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 52:1208-1220.

35. Lenoir, J., Graae, B.J., Aarrestad, P.A., Alos, I.G., Armbruster, W.S., Austrheim, G., Bergendorff, C. Birks, H.J.B., Bråthen, K.A. Brunet, J., Bruun, H.H., Dahlberg, C.J., Decocq, G., Diekmann, M., Dynesius, M., Ejrnæs, R., Grytnes, J.A., Hylander, K., Klanderud, K., Luoto, M., Milbau, A., Moora, M., Nygaard, B., Odland, A., Ravolainen, V.T., Reinhardt, S., Sandvik, S.M., Schei, F.H., Speed, J.D.M., Tveraabak, L.U., Vandvik, V., Velle, L.G., Virtanen, R., Zobel, M. & Svenning, J.C. 2013. Local temperatures inferred from plant communities suggest strong spatial buffering of climate warming across Northern Europe. Global Change Biology 5:1470-1481.

34. Gove, A., Hylander, K., Nemomissa, S., Shimelis, A., Enkossa, W. 2013. Structurally complex farms support high avian functional diversity in tropical montane Ethiopia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29:87-97.

33. Lemessa, D., Hylander, K., Hambäck, P.A. 2013. Composition of crops and land-use types in relation to crop raiding pattern at different distances from forests. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 167:71-78.


32. Hylander, K. & Weibull, H. 2012. Do time-lagged extinctions and colonizations change the interpretation of buffer strip effectiveness - a study of riparian bryophytes the first decade after logging. Journal of Applied Ecology 49:1316-1324.

31. Lönnell, N., Hylander, K., Jonsson, B.G. & Sundberg, S. 2012. The fate of the missing spores — patterns of realized dispersal beyond the closest vicinity of a sporulating moss. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41987.


30. Schmalholz, M. & Hylander, K. 2011. Boulders increase resistance to clear-cut logging but not subsequent recolonization rates of boreal bryophytes. Oecologia 167: 1093-1101.

29. Schmalholz, M., Hylander, K., Frego, K. 2011. Bryophyte species richness and composition in young forests regenerated after clear-cut logging versus after wildfire and spruce budworm outbreak. Biodiversity & Conservation 20: 2575-2596.

28. Hylander, K. 2011. The response of land snail assemblages below aspens to forest fire and clear-cutting in Fennoscandian boreal forests. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1811-1819.

27. Schmalholz, M. & Hylander, K. 2011. Microtopography creates small-scale refugia for boreal forest floor bryophytes during clear-cut logging. Ecography 34: 637-648.


26. Hylander, K. & Johnsson, S. 2010. In situ survival of forest bryophytes in small scale refugia after an intense forest fire. Journal of Vegetation Science 21: 1099-1109.

25. Hylander, K., Pócs, T. & Nemomissa, S. 2010. Liverworts of Southwestern Ethiopian montane forests: ecological and biogeographical notes. Journal of Bryology 32: 92-100.

24. Patiño, J., Hylander, K., González-mancebo, J.M. 2010. Effect of forest clear-cutting on subtropical bryophyte communities in waterfalls, on dripping walls, and along streams. Ecological Applications 20:1648-1663.


23. Schmalholz, M. & Hylander, K. 2009: Succession of bryophyte assemblages following clear-cut logging in boreal spruce-dominated forests in south-central Sweden - Does retrogressive succession occur? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39:1871-1880.

22. Ström, L., Hylander, K. & Dynesius, M. 2009. Different long-term and short-term responses of land snails to clear-cutting of boreal stream-side forests. Biological Conservation 142: 1580-1587.

21. Hylander, K. & Nemomissa, S. 2009. Complementary roles of home gardens and exotic tree plantations as alternative habitats for Ethiopian montane rainforest plant biodiversity. Conservation Biology 23:400-409.

20. Hylander, K. 2009 No increase in colonization rate of boreal bryophytes close to propagule sources. Ecology 90:160-169.

19. Dynesius, M., Hylander, K. & Nilsson, C. 2009. High resilience in stream-side bryophyte assemblages in boreal forests. Ecology.90:1042-1054.


18. Gove, A.D., Hylander, K., Nemomissa, S., and Simelis, A. 2008. Ethiopian coffee cultivation – implications for bird conservation and environmental certification. Conservation Letters 1:208-216.

17. Juřičková L., Horsák M., Cameron R, Hylander K., Míkovcová A., Hlaváč J.Č. & Rohovec J. 2008. Land snail distribution patterns within a site: the role of different calcium sources. - European Journal of Soil Biology 44:172-179.

16. Hylander, K. & Nemomissa, S. 2008. Home garden coffee as a repository of epiphyte biodiversity in Ethiopia. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6:524-528.

15. Åström, M., Dynesius, M., Hylander, K. & Nilsson, C. 2007. Slope aspect modifies community responses to clear-cutting in boreal forests. Ecology 88: 749-758.


14. Dynesius, M. & Hylander, K. 2007. Resilience of bryophyte communities to clear-cutting of boreal stream-site forests. Biological Conservation 135:423-434.

13. Hylander, K. & Jonsson, B.G. 2007. The conservation ecology of cryptogams. Biological Conservation 135:311-314 [Editorial introduction to a special issue of the journal]

12. Hylander, K. and Hedderson, T.A. 2007. Does the width of isolated ravine forests influence moss and liverwort diversity and composition? – a study of temperate forests in South Africa. Biodiversity & Conservation 16:1441-1458.


11. Hylander, K. 2006. Riparian zones increase regional species richness by harboring different, not more, species: comment. Ecology 87:2126-2128.

10. Hylander, K. & Dynesius, M. 2006. Causes of the large variation in bryophyte species richness and composition among boreal streamside forests? Journal of Vegetation Science 17:333-346.

Before 2005

9. Åstöm, M., Dynesius, M., Hylander, K. & Nilsson, C. 2005. Effects of slash harvest on plant communities in boreonemoral forest clear-cuts. Journal of Applied Ecology 42:1194-1202.

8. Hylander, K. 2005: Aspect modifies the magnitude of edge effects on bryophyte growth in boreal forests. Journal of Applied Ecology 42:518-525.

7. Hylander, K., Dynesius, M., Jonsson, B. G. & Nilsson, C. 2005: Substrate form determines the fate of bryophytes in riparian buffer strips. Ecological Applications 15: 674-688.

6. Hylander, K., Nilsson, C., Jonsson, B. G. & Göthner, T. 2005: Differences in habitat quality explain nestedness in a land snail meta-community. Oikos 108:351-361.

5. Hylander, K., Nilsson, C. and Göthner, T. 2004: Effects of buffer-strip retention and clearcutting on land snails in boreal riparian forests. Conservation Biology 18:1052-1062.

4. Gustafsson, L., Hylander, K. and Jacobson, C. 2004: Uncommon bryophytes in Swedish forests - key habitats and production forest compared. Forest Ecology and Management 194:11-22.

3. Hylander, K., Jonsson, B.G. & Nilsson, C. 2002: Evaluating buffer strips along boreal streams using bryophytes as indicators. Ecological Applications 12: 797-806.

2. Hylander, K. 1999: Intermediates between the pleurocarpous mosses Dichelyma falcatum (Hedw.) Myr. and D. capillaceum (Dicks.) Myr., possibly of hybrid origin. Lindbergia 24:59-64.

1. Hedenäs, L., Godow, S. & Hylander, K 1996: Bryophyte Profiles 1. Dichelyma capillaceum (Dicks.) Myr. (Bryopsida: Fontinalaceae). Journal of Bryology 19:157-179.


Books or book chapters

Manlosa, A.O., Rodrigues, P., Shumi, G., Hylander, K., Schultner, J., Dorresteijn, I., Hanspach, J., Jiren, T.S., Mausbach, M., Abson, D.J., Senbeta, F. & Fischer, J. 2020. Harmonising biodibersity conservation and food security in southwestern Ethiopia. Pensoft, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Fenton, N., Hylander, K. & Pharo, E. 2015. Bryophytes in forest ecosystems. In Peh, Corlett and Bergeron (Ed.) Handbook in Forest Ecology. Routledge. Pp. 239-249.

Elmqvist, T., Tuvendal, M., Krishnaswamy, J. & Hylander, K. 2010. Ecosystem services: managing trade-offs between provisioning and regulating services. In Valuation of regulating services of ecosystems: methodology and applications (ed. Pushpam Kumar Mike Wood. ed(s). Routledge, London, 2010.

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