Landscape and habitat filters jointly drive richness and abundance of specialist plants in terrestrial habitat islands

Landscape and habitat filters jointly drive richness and abundance of specialist plants in... Landscape Ecol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0660-x RESEARCH ARTICLE Landscape and habitat filters jointly drive richness and abundance of specialist plants in terrestrial habitat islands . . . . Bala´zs Dea´k Orsolya Valko´ Pe´ter To¨ro¨k Andra´s Kelemen . . Ada´m Bede Andra´s Istva´n Csatho´ Be´la To´thme´re´sz Received: 27 October 2017 / Accepted: 26 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract connectivity (clonality and seed bank persistence) Context Landscape and habitat filters are major using model selection. drivers of biodiversity of small habitat islands by Methods We sampled herbaceous plants, landscape influencing dispersal and extinction events in plant (local and regional isolation) and habitat filters metapopulations. (inclination, woody encroachment and disturbance) Objectives We assessed the effects of landscape and in 82 grassland islands in Hungary. habitat filters on the species richness, abundance and Results Isolation decreased the abundance of good trait composition of grassland specialist and generalist disperser specialist plants due to the lack of directional plants in small habitat islands. We studied traits vectors transferring seeds between suitable habitat related to functional spatial connectivity (dispersal patches. Clonality was an effective strategy, but ability by wind and animals) and temporal persistent seed bank did not support the survival of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Landscape Ecology Springer Journals

Landscape and habitat filters jointly drive richness and abundance of specialist plants in terrestrial habitat islands

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
Subject
Life Sciences; Landscape Ecology; Ecology; Nature Conservation; Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning; Sustainable Development; Environmental Management
ISSN
0921-2973
eISSN
1572-9761
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10980-018-0660-x
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Abstract

Landscape Ecol https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0660-x RESEARCH ARTICLE Landscape and habitat filters jointly drive richness and abundance of specialist plants in terrestrial habitat islands . . . . Bala´zs Dea´k Orsolya Valko´ Pe´ter To¨ro¨k Andra´s Kelemen . . Ada´m Bede Andra´s Istva´n Csatho´ Be´la To´thme´re´sz Received: 27 October 2017 / Accepted: 26 May 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract connectivity (clonality and seed bank persistence) Context Landscape and habitat filters are major using model selection. drivers of biodiversity of small habitat islands by Methods We sampled herbaceous plants, landscape influencing dispersal and extinction events in plant (local and regional isolation) and habitat filters metapopulations. (inclination, woody encroachment and disturbance) Objectives We assessed the effects of landscape and in 82 grassland islands in Hungary. habitat filters on the species richness, abundance and Results Isolation decreased the abundance of good trait composition of grassland specialist and generalist disperser specialist plants due to the lack of directional plants in small habitat islands. We studied traits vectors transferring seeds between suitable habitat related to functional spatial connectivity (dispersal patches. Clonality was an effective strategy, but ability by wind and animals) and temporal persistent seed bank did not support the survival of

Journal

Landscape EcologySpringer Journals

Published: May 30, 2018

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