Publications in refereed international journals



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: xx-xx. (e-view)


100. 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).


99. 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).


98. 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 (in press).

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.