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Publications of the Conservation Ecology group

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Per Milberg, adjunct professor

Karl-Olof Bergman, docent

Lars Westerberg, docent

Nicklas Jansson, PhD, adjunct lecturer

Former but adjunct members


Dennis Jonason, PhD

Johan Bergstedt, PhD

Heidi Paltto, docent

Håkan Lättman, PhD

Laila Karlsson, PhD

List of publications


Jonason D, Bergman K-O, Westerberg L, Milberg P (2016) Land-use history exerts long-term effects on the flora in clear-cuts. – Applied Vegetation Science, in press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12243

Milberg P, Bergman K-O, Cronvall E, Eriksson ÅI, Glimskär A, Islamovic A, Jonason D, Löfqvist Z, Westerberg L (2016) Flower abundance and vegetation height as predictors for nectar-feeding insect occurrence in Swedish semi-natural grasslands. – Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 230, 47–54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.05.029

Manton M, Angelstam P, Milberg P, Elbakidze M (2016) Governance and management of green infrastructures for ecological sustainability: Wader bird conservation in southern Sweden as a case study. – Sustainability 8(4), 340. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su8040340

Tälle M, Deák B, Poschlod P, Valkó O, Westerberg L, Milberg P (2016) Grazing vs. mowing: a meta-analysis of biodiversity benefits for semi-natural grassland management. – Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 222, 200-2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.02.008

Milberg P, Bergman K-O, Sancak K, Jansson N (2016) Assemblages of saproxylic beetles on large downed trunks of oak. – Ecology & Evolution 6, 1614-1625. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1935

Burman J, Westerberg L, Ostrow S, Ryrholm N, Bergman K-O, Winde I, Nyabuga FN, Larsson MC, Milberg P (2016) Revealing hidden species distribution with pheromones: the case of Synanthedon vespiformis (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) in Sweden. – Journal of Insect Conservation 20, 11-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-015-9835-9

Carlsson S, Bergman K-O, Jansson N, Ranius T, Milberg P (2016) Boxing for biodiversity: evaluation of an artificially created decaying wood habitat. – Biodiversity & Conservation 25, 393–405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1057-2


Gough LA, Sverdrup-Thygeson A, Milberg P, Eik Pilskog H, Jansson N, Jonsell M, Birkemoe T (2015) Specialists in ancient trees are more affected by climate than generalists. – Ecology & Evolution 5, 5632–5641. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1799

Data from: Specialists in ancient trees are more affected by climate than generalists. Journal manuscript number: ECE-2015-05-00303.R1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.90708

Tälle M, Fogelfors H, Westerberg L, Milberg P (2015) The conservation benefit of mowing vs. grazing for management of species-rich grasslands: a multi-site, multi-year field experiment. – Nordic Journal of Botany 33, 761-768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/njb.00966 see also bloggpost at http://www.nordicjbotany.org/blog/conservation-benefits-mowing-vs-grazing-semi-natural-grasslands-1

Blixt T, Bergman K-O, Milberg P, Westerberg L, Jonason D (2015) Clear-cuts in production forests are not matrix, but neo-habitats for butterflies. – Acta Oecologica 69, 71–77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2015.09.006

Tyler T, Karlsson T, Milberg P, Sahlin U, Sundberg S (2015) Invasive plant species in the Swedish flora: Developing criteria and definitions, and assessing the invasiveness of individual taxa. – Nordic Journal of Botany 33, 300–317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/njb.00773

Florentine SK, Milberg P, di Stefani J, Westbrooke M, Graz P (2015) Decade-long response of arid-land mallee vegetation to fire, flooding and grazing in south-eastern Australia. – Journal of Arid Environments 121, 7–14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.05.006

Milberg P, Bergman K-O, Norman H, Pettersson RB, Westerberg L, Wikars L-O, Jansson N (2015) A burning desire for smoke? Sampling insects favoured by forest fire in the absence of fire. – Journal of Insect Conservation 19, 55-65 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-014-9742-5

Bergner A, Avcı M, Eryiğit H, Jansson N, Niklasson M, Westerberg L, Milberg P (2015) Influences of forest type and habitat structure on bird assemblages of oak (Quercus spp.) and pine (Pinusspp.) stands in southwestern Turkey. – Forest Ecology & Management 336, 137–147.http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.10.025


Milberg P, Bergman K-O (2014) Vårbränning är inte ett långsiktigt alternativ till bete eller slåtter av värdefulla artrika gräsmarker. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 108, 312-322.

Jonason D, Ibbe M, Milberg P, Tunér A, Westerberg L, Bergman K-O (2014) Vegetation in clear-cuts depends on previous land use: a century-old grassland legacy.Ecology & Evolution 4, 4287–4295 http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1002/ece3.1288

Milberg P, Bergman K-O, Johansson H, Jansson N (2014) Low host-tree preferences among saproxylic beetles: a comparison of four deciduous species. – Insect Conservation & Diversity 7, 508–522. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/icad.12074

Tälle M, Bergman K-O, Paltto H, Pihlgren A, Svensson R, Westerberg L, Wissman J, Milberg P (2014) Mowing for biodiversity: knife mower with grass trimmer perform equally well. – Biodiversity & Conservation 23, 3073-3089. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-014-0765-8

Lättman H, Bergman K-O, Rapp M, Tälle M, Westerberg L, Milberg P (2014) Decline in lichen biodiversity on oak trunks due to urbanization. – Nordic Journal of Botany 32, 518–528. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2013.00413.x

Milberg P (2014) Evidence-based vegetation management: prospects and challenges. – Applied Vegetation Science 17, 604–608. 

Milberg P, Akoto B, Bergman K-O, Fogelfors H, Paltto H, Tälle M (2014) Is spring burning a viable management tool for species-rich grasslands? – Applied Vegetation Science 17, 429–441.

Espeby LÅ, Fogelfors H, Sjödal S, Milberg P (2014) Variation in Elymus repens susceptibility to glyphosate. – Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B, Soil & Plant Science 64, 211-219.

Jonason D, Franzén M, Ranius T (2014) Surveying moths using light traps: effects of weather and time of year. PloS one, 9(3), e92453.

Andersson K, Bergman K-O, Andersson F, Hedenström E, Jansson N, Burman J, Winde I, Larsson MC, Milberg P (2014) High-accuracy sampling of saproxylic diversity indicators at regional scales with pheromones: the case of Elater ferrugineus (Coleoptera, Elateridae). – Biological Conservation 171, 156-166. 

Sandström A, Milberg P, Svensson B (2014) Har tidigare åtgärder för att stärka mosippan varit effektiva? Ett steg mot evidensbaserad naturvård i Sverige. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 108, 26-33.

Milberg P, Karlsson J, Wessman L, Karlsson LM (2014) Do differences in plasticity during early growth lead to differing success in competition? A test using four co-occurring annual Papaver. – Plant Species Biology 29, 92-100 .


Bodin H, Persson J, Englund J-E, Milberg P (2013) Influence of residence time analyses on estimates of wetland hydraulics and pollutant removal. – Journal of Hydrology  501, 1-12.

Pardonnet S, Beck H, Milberg P, Bergman K-O (2013) Effect of tree-fall gaps on fruit-feeding Nymphalid butterfly assemblages in a Peruvian rain forest. – Biotropica 45, 612–619.

Musa N, Andersson K, Burman J, Andersson F, Hedenström E, Jansson N, Paltto H, Westerberg L, Winde I, Larsson MC, Bergman K-O, Milberg P (2013) Using sex pheromone and a multi-scale approach to predict the distribution of a rare saproxylic beetle. – PLoS ONE 8(6), e66149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0066149

Angelstam P, Roberge J-M, Axelsson R, Elbakidze M, Bergman K-O, Dahlberg A, Degerman E, Eggers S, Essee P-A, Hjälten J, Johansson T, Muller J, Paltto H, Snäll T, Solovity I & Törnblom J (2013) Evidence-Based Knowledge Versus Negotiated Indicators for Assessment of Ecological Sustainability: The Swedish Forest Stewardship Council Standard as a Case Study. – Ambio 42, 229-240.

Carpaneto GM, Chiari S, Audisio PA, Leo P, Liberto A, Jansson N & Zauli A (2013) Biological and distributional overview of the genus Eledonoprius (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)mology: Rare fungus-feeding beetles of European old-growth forests. – European Journal of Entomology 110, 173-176. 

Novak V, Avci M, Jansson N, Sarikaya O, Atay E, Kayis T, Mustafa T & Aytar F (2013) A New Mycetochara Species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae) from Turkey. – Journal of the Entomological Research Society 15, ?-?. 

Mazur S, Tuba ÖA, Varli SV, Mokrzycki T & Jansson N (2013) Hister arboricavus sp. n., a new denrophilous species from Turkey(Coleoptera: Histeridae). – Baltic Journal of Coleopterology 13, 51-56.

Schülke M, Jansson N & Atay E (2013) Eine neue Art der Gattung Sepedophilus GISTEL aus der Türkei (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Tachyporinae). – Linzer Biologische Beiträge 45, 905-912.

Marini L, Öckinger E, Bergman K-O, Jauker B, Krauss J, Kuussaari M, Pöyry J, Smith HG, Steffan-Dewenter I, Bommarco R (2014). Contrasting effects of habitat area and connectivity on evenness of pollinator communities. Ecography 37, 1-8.


Bergman K-O, Jansson N, Claesson K, Palmer MW & Milberg P (2012) How much and at what scale? Multiscale analyses as decision support for conservation of saproxylic oak beetles. – Forest Ecology & Management 265, 133-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2011.10.030

Lindström T, Sisson SA, Hakansson N, Bergman K-O & Wennergren U (2012) A spectral and Bayesian approach for analysis of fluctuations and synchrony in ecological datasets. – Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3, 1019-1027.

Ockinger E, Bergman K-O, Franzen M, Kadlec T, Krauss J, Kuussaari M, Poyry J, Smith HG, Steffan-Dewenter I & Bommarco R (2012) The landscape matrix modifies the effect of habitat fragmentation in grassland butterflies. – Landscape Ecology  27, 121-131.

Nordén B,  Paltto H, Claesson C & Götmark F (2012)   Partial cutting can enhanceepiphyte conservation in temperate oak-rich forests. – Forest Ecology and Management  270, 35-44. 

Walck JL, Karlsson LM, Milberg P, Hidayati SN, Kondo T (2012) Seed germination and seedling development ecology in world-wide populations of a circumboreal Tertiary relict. – AoB Plants 2012, pls007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/pls007

Avgin SS, Magri D, Antonini G, Mancini E, Jansson N, Lason A & Audisio P (2012) Review of the cedar and oak forest-associated Epuraea latipes species group (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae, Epuraeinae), with description of a new species from southern Turkey. – Entomologica Fennica 23, 49-62.

Novak V, Jansson N, Chiari S, Zauli A, Audisio P & Carpaneto GM (2012) A new species of Allecula (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae)from cork oak stands of Italy. – Zootaxa 3483, 29-38.  

Carpaneto G, Chiari G, Audisio G, Leo P, Liberto A, Jansson N & Zauli A (2012) An ecological review of the genus Eledonoprius: rare fungus-feeding beetles of European old-growth forests (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). – European Journal of Entomology 110, 173-176. 

Atay E, Jansson N, Gürkan T (2012) Saproxylic beetles on old hollow oaks (Quercus spp) in a small isolated area in southern Turkey. – Zoology in the Middle East. 57, 105-114. 


Kueffer C,  Niinemets  U,  Drenovsky RE, Kattge J, Milberg P, Poorter H, Reich PB, Werner C, Westoby M, Wright IJ (2011) Fame, glory and neglect in meta-analyses. – Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26, 493–494.

Andersson M, Milberg P & Bergman K-O (2011) Low pre-death growth rates of oak (Quercus robur L.): Is oak death a long-term process induced by dry years? – Annals of Forest Science 68,159–168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13595-011-0017-y

Ibbe M, Tunér A, Milberg P, Bergman K-O (2011) History matters: Impact of historical land-use on butterfly diversity in clear-cuts in a boreal landscape of Sweden. – Forest Ecology & Management261, 1885–1891. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2011.02.011

Espeby LÅ, Fogelfors H, Milberg P (2011) Susceptibility variation to new and established herbicides: examples of interpopulation sensitivity of grass weeds. – Crop Protection 30, 429–435.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2010.12.022

Audisio P, Stefano Chiari, Agnese Zauli & Jansson N (2011) Pityophagus  querceus Reitter, 1877, A new saproxylic sap beetle of the Italian fauna (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae). -- Fragmenta Entomologica 43, 147-152. 


Sama G, Jansson N, Avci M, Sarikaya O, Coskun M, Kayis T & Özdikmen H (2011) Preliminary Report on a Survey of the Saproxylic Beetle Fauna Living on Old Hollow Oaks (Quercus Spp.) and Oak Wood in Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). – Munis Entomology & Zoology 6, 819-831.

Platia G, Jansson N, Avci M, Sarikaya O, Coskun M & Kayis T (2011) New Species of Click Beetles from Tyrkey (Coleoptera, Elateridae). – Boletin de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa (S.E.A.) 48, 207-215.

Novák V, Jansson N, Avci M, Sarikaya O, Coskun M, Atay E & Gürkan T (2011) New Allecula species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Alleculinae) from Turkey. – Studies and Reports Taxonomical Series 7, 335-346.

Jonason D, Milberg P & Bergman K-O (2010) Monitoring of butterflies within a landscape context. – Journal for Nature Conservation18, 22–33. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.jnc.2009.02.001  
Jansson N, Ranius T, Larsson A & Milberg P (2009) Boxes mimicking tree hollows can help conservation of saproxylic beetles. –Biodiversity & Conservation  18, 3891–3908. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-009-9687-2

Johansson V, Bergman K-O, Lättman H & Milberg P (2009) Tree and site quality preferences of six epiphytic lichens growing on oaks in south eastern Sweden. – Annales Botanici Fennici,  46, 496–506. http://www.sekj.org/PDF/anb46-free/anb46-496.pdf

Lättman H, Milberg P, Palmer M & Mattsson J-E (2009) Changes in the distributions of epiphytic lichens in southern Sweden using a new statistical method. – Nordic Journal of Botany 27, 413–418. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2009.00425.x
Bergstedt J, Westerberg L & Milberg P (2009) In the eye of the beholder: bias and stochastic variation in cover estimates. – Plant Ecology 204, 271–283. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s11258-009-9590-7

Jansson N, Bergman K-O, Jonsell M & Milberg P (2009) An indicator system for identification of sites of high conservation value for saproxylic oak (Quercus spp.) beetles in southern Sweden. – Journal of Insect Conservation 13 399–412 .http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10841-008-9187-9

Wikström L, Milberg P & Bergman K-O (2009) Monitoring of butterflies in semi-natural grasslands: diurnal variation and weather effects. – Journal of Insect Conservation 13, 203-211. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10841-008-9144-7


Gustafsson A & Milberg P (2008) Changes in the distribution of Lobaria pulmonaria in south-eastern Sweden from 1994 to 2007. – Graphis Scripta 20, 44–51.

Bergstedt J & Milberg P (2008) The impact of logging on species richness and turnover of field layer species in Swedish boreal forests. – The Open Environmental & Biological Monitoring Journal 1, 48-57.http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1875040000801010048

Palmer MW, McGlinn D, Westerberg L & Milberg P (2008) Indices for detecting differences in species composition: some simplifications of RDA and CCA. – Ecology 89, 1769-1771. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/07-0842.1

Hansson B & Westerberg L (2008) Heterozygosity-fitness correlations within inbreeding classes: local. or genome-wide effects? – Conservation Genetics 9, 73- http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-007-9309-z

Karlsson LM & Milberg P (2008) Variation within species and inter-species comparison of seed dormancy and germination of four annual Lamium species. – Flora 203, 409-420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.flora.2007.08.001

Milberg P, Bergstedt J, Fridman J, Odell G & Westerberg L (2008) Systematic and random variation in vegetation monitoring data. –Journal of Vegetation Science 19, 633-644. http://dx.doi.org/10.3170/2008-8-18423 .

Florentine SK, Milberg P, Gibson M & Westbrooke M (2008) Post-wildfire seedling colonisation patterns in a Eucalyptus delegatensis(Myrtaceae) windthrow site at Snowy River National Park, Victoria. – Australian Forestry 71, 48-53.http://www.forestry.org.au/ifa/c/c3-ifa.asp?ID=1722

Bergstedt J, Hagner M & Milberg P (2008) Effects on vegetation composition of a modified forest harvesting and propagation method compared with clear-cutting, scarification and planting. – Applied Vegetation Science 11, 159-168.http://dx.doi.org/10.3170/2007-7-18343

Karlsson LM, Tamado T & Milberg P (2008) Inter-species comparison of seed dormancy and germination of six annual Asteraceae weeds in an ecological context. – Seed Science Research 18, 35-45.http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0960258507888490

Bergman K-O, Ask L, Askling J, Ignell H, Wahlman H & Milberg P (2008) Importance of boreal grasslands in Sweden for butterfly diversity and effects of local and landscape habitat factors. – Biodiversity & Conservation 17, 139-153. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10531-007-9235-x 


Lindström T, Håkansson N, Westerberg L & Wennergren U (2008) Splitting the tail of the displacement kernel shows the unimportance of kurtosis. – Ecology 89, 1784-1790.


Schillhammer H, Snäll S, Coskun M & Jansson N (2007) The West Palearctic species of Hesperus F AUVEL , 1874, with descriptions of three new species from Turkey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 77, 123–132.

Karlsson LM & Milberg P (2007) Comparing after-ripening response and germination requirements of Conyza canadensis and C. bonariensis (Asteraceae) through logistic functions. – Weed Research 47, 433-441. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.2007.00576.x

Karlsson LM & Milberg P (2007) Seed dormancy pattern and germination preferences of the South African annual Papaver aculeatum. – South African Journal of Botany 73, 422-428. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2007.03.007

Karlsson LM & Milberg P (2007) A comparative study of germination ecology of four Papaver taxa. – Annals of Botany 99, 935-946 .http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcm045

Nkurunziza L & Milberg P (2007) Repeated grading of weed abundance and multivariate methods to improve efficacy in on-farm weed control trials. – Weed Biology & Management 7, 132-139. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1445-6664.2007.00247.x


Ruzicka J, Jansson N & Coskun M (2006) Complementary description of Catops hanusi (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae), with notes on its bionomy and occurrence in Turkey. – Entomological Problems 36, 43-46. 

Karlsson LM, Ericsson JAL & Milberg P (2006) Seed dormancy and germination in the summer annual Galeopsis speciosa. – Weed Research 46, 353-361. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.2006.00518.x

Mattsson J-E, Lättman H & Milberg P (2006) Rapid changes in the epiphytic macrolichen flora on sites in southern Sweden . – The Lichenologist 38, 323–329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0024282906006074

Milberg P & Andersson L (2006) Evaluating the potential spread of two grass weeds in Sweden . – Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B, Soil & Plant Science 56, 91-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09064710510029132


Westbrooke M, Florentine SK & Milberg P (2005) Arid land vegetation dynamics after a rare flooding event: influence of fire and grazing. – Journal of Arid Environments 61, 249-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2004.09.004

Karlsson LM, Hidayati SN, Walck JL & Milberg P (2005) Complex combination of seed dormancy and seedling development determine emergence of Viburnum tinus (Caprifoliaceae). – Annals of Botany 95, 323-330.http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mci029

Carlsson ALM, Bergfur J & Milberg P (2005) Comparison of data from two vegetation monitoring methods in semi-natural grasslands. – Environmental Monitoring & Assessment 100, 235-248http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-005-6510-8


Bergman K-O, Askling J, Ekberg O, Ignell H, Wahlman H & Milberg P (2004) Landscape effects on butterfly assemblages in an agricultural region. – Ecography 27, 619-628. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0906-7590.2004.03906.x

Tamado T & Milberg P (2004) Control of parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus) in grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) in the smallholder farming system in Eastern Ethiopia . – Weed Technology 18, 100-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1614/WT-03-033R

Bergfur J, Carlsson ALM & Milberg P (2004) Phenological changes within a growth season in two semi-natural pastures in southern Sweden . – Annales Botanici Fennici 41, 15-25. http://www.sekj.org/PDF/anb41-free/anb41-015.pdf

Milberg P & Hallgren E (2004) Yield loss due to weeds in cereals and its large-scale variability in Sweden . – Field Crops Research86, 199-209. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2003.08.006

Baskin CC, Milberg P, Andersson L & Baskin JM (2004) Germination ecology of seeds of the annual weeds Capsella bursa-pastorisand Descurainia sophia originating from high northern latitudes. – Weed Research 44, 60-68. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-3180.2003.00373.x


Karlsson LM, Tamado T & Milberg P (2003) Seed dormancy pattern of the annuals Argemone ochroleuca and A. mexicana(Papaveraceae). – Flora 198, 329-339. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1078/0367-2530-00104

Boström U, Milberg P & Fogelfors H (2003) Yield loss in spring-sown cereals related to the weed flora in the spring. – Weed Science51, 418-424. http://dx.doi.org/10.1614/0043-1745(2003)051[0418:YLISCR]2.0.CO;2

Aguilar V, Staver C & Milberg P (2003) Weed vegetation response to chemical and manual selective ground cover management in a shaded coffee plantation. – Weed Research 43, 68-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3180.2003.00318.x


Karlsson LM & Milberg P (2002) Stratification responses in the late-germinating summer annual weed Erysimum cheiranthoides. –Angewandte Botanik 76, 172-175.

Schütz W, Milberg P & Lamont BB (2002) Seed dormancy, after-ripening and light requirements of four annual Asteraceae in south-western Australia . – Annals of Botany 90, 707-714. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcf250

Milberg P & Hallgren E (2002) Highlighting differential control of weeds by management methods using an ordination technique. –Weed Technology 16, 675-679. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1614/0890-037X(2002)016[0675:HDCOWB]2.0.CO;2

Milberg P, Gezelius L, Blindow I, Nilsson L & Tyrberg T (2002) Submerged vegetation and the variation in the autumn waterfowl community at Lake Tåkern , southern Sweden . – Ornis Fennica 79, 72-81.

Tamado T, Ohlander L & Milberg P (2002) Interference by the weed Parthenium hysterophorus L. with grain sorghum: influence of weed density and duration of competition. – International Journal of Pest Management 48, 183-188.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09670870110101739

Wahlman H & Milberg P (2002) Management of semi-natural grassland vegetation: evaluation of a long-term experiment in southern Sweden . – Annales Botanici Fennici 39, 159-166. http://www.sekj.org/PDF/anbf39/anbf39-159p.pdf

Tamado T, Schütz W & Milberg P (2002) Germination ecology of the weed Parthenium hysterophorus in eastern Ethiopia . – Annals of Applied Biology 140, 263-270. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1744-7348.2002.tb00180.x

Baskin CC, Milberg P, Andersson L & Baskin JM (2002) Non-deep simple morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the weedy facultative winter annual Papaver rhoeas. – Weed Research 42, 194-202. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-3180.2002.00275.x

Andersson L, Milberg P, Schütz W & Steinsmetz O (2002) Germination characteristics and emergence time of annual Bromus species of differing weediness in Sweden. – Weed Research 42, 135-147. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-3180.2002.00269.x

Schütz W, Milberg P & Lamont BB (2002) Germination requirements and seedling responses to water availability and soil type in four eucalypt species. – Acta Oecologica 23, 23-30. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/S1146-609X(01)01130-4


Bergstedt J & Milberg P (2001) The impact of logging intensity on field-layer vegetation in Swedish boreal forests. – Forest Ecology & Management 154, 105-115. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/S0378-1127(00)00642-3

Lundkvist E, Landin J & Milberg P (2001) Diving beetle (Dytiscidae) assemblages along environmental gradients in an agricultural landscape in southeastern Sweden . – Wetlands 21, 48-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2745.1998.00283.x´

Baskin CC, Milberg P, Andersson L & Baskin JM (2001) Seed dormancy-breaking and germination requirements of Drosera anglica, an insectivorous species of the Northern Hemisphere. – Acta Oecologica 22, 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/S1146-609X(00)01093-6

Milberg P, Hallgren E & Palmer MW (2001) Timing of disturbance and vegetation development: how sowing date affects the weed flora in spring-sown crops. – Journal of Vegetation Science 12, 93-98.


Tamado T & Milberg P (2000) Weed flora in arable fields of eastern Ethiopia with emphasis on the occurrence of Parthenium hysterophorus. – Weed Research 40, 507-521. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-3180.2000.00208.x

Baskin CC, Milberg P, Andersson L & Baskin JM (2000) Germination studies of three dwarf shrubs (Vaccinium, Ericaceae) of Northern Hemisphere coniferous forests. – Canadian Journal of Botany 78, 1552-1560. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1139/cjb-78-12-1552

Rydberg NT & Milberg P (2000) A survey of weeds in organic farming in Sweden . – Biological Agriculture & Horticulture 18, 175-185.

Baskin CC, Milberg P, Andersson L & Baskin JM (2000) Deep complex morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of Anthriscus sylvestris (Apiaceae). – Flora 195, 245-251.

Milberg P, Hallgren E & Palmer MW (2000) Interannual variation in weed biomass on arable land in Sweden . – Weed Research 40, 311-321. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-3180.2000.00190.x

Milberg P, Andersson L & Thompson K (2000) Large-seeded species are less dependent on light for germination than small-seeded. – Seed Science Research 10, 99-104.


Hallgren E, Palmer MW & Milberg P (1999) Data diving with crossvalidation: an investigation of broad-scale gradients in Swedish weed communities. – Journal of Ecology 87, 1037-1051. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-2745.1999.00413.x

Milberg P, Lamont BB & Pérez-Fernández MA. (1999) Survival and growth of native and exotic composites in response to a nutrient gradient. – Plant Ecology, 145, 125-132. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1023/A:1009817804815

Ekstam B, Johannesson R & Milberg P (1999) The effect of light and number of diurnal temperature fluctuations on germination ofPhragmites australis. – Seed Science Research 9, 165-170.

Einarsson A & Milberg P (1999) Species richness and distribution in relation to light in wooded meadows and pastures in southern Sweden . – Annales Botanici Fennici 36, 99-107. http://www.sekj.org/PDF/anbf36/anbf36-099p.pdf


Bekker RM, Bakker JP, Grandin U, Kalamees R, Milberg P, Poschlod P, Thompson K & Willems JH (1998) Seed size, shape and vertical distribution in the soil: indicators of seed longevity. – Functional Ecology 12, 834-842. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-2435.1998.00252.x

Milberg P, Pérez-Fernández MA & Lamont BB (1998) Seedling growth response to added nutrients depends on seed size in three woody genera. – Journal of Ecology 86, 624-632. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2745.1998.00283.x

Andersson L & Milberg P (1998) Variation in seed dormancy among mother plants, populations and years of seed collection. – Seed Science Research 8, 29-38.

Andersson TN & Milberg P (1998) Weed flora and the relative importance of site, crop, crop rotation, and nitrogen. – Weed Science46, 30-38.

Milberg P & Andersson L (1998) Does cold stratification level out differences in seed germinability between populations? – Plant Ecology 134, 225-234. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1023/A:1009793119466


Andersson L, Milberg P & Noronha A (1997) Germination response of weed seeds to light, light of short duration and darkness after burial. – Swedish Journal of Agricultural Research 27, 113-120.

Fischer A & Milberg P (1997) Effects on the flora of extensified use of field margins. – Swedish Journal of Agricultural Research 27, 105-111.

Milberg P & Lamont BB (1997) Seed/cotyledon size and nutrient content play a major role in early performance of species on nutrient-poor soils. – New Phytologist 137, 665-672. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1469-8137.1997.00870.x

Milberg P & Andersson L (1997) Seasonal variation in dormancy and light sensitivity in buried seeds of eight annual weed species. –Canadian Journal of Botany 75, 1998-2004. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1139/cjb-75-11-1998

Noronha A, Andersson L & Milberg P (1997) Rate of change in dormancy level and light requirement in weed seeds during stratification. – Annals of Botany 80, 795-801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/anbo.1997.0520

Milberg P & Bertilsson A (1997) What determines seed set in Dracocephalum ryuschiana L. an endangered grassland plant? – Flora192, 361-367.

Lamont BB & Milberg P (1997) Removal of the testa during germination or establishment increases germinant mortality, decay and water loss. – Seed Science Research 7, 245-252.

Milberg P (1997) Weed seed germination after short term light exposure: germination rate, photon fluence response and interaction with nitrate. – Weed Research 37, 157-164. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1365-3180.1997.d01-16.x

Schütz W & Milberg P (1997) Seed germination in Launaea arborescens: a continuously flowering semi-desert shrub. – Journal of Arid Environments 36, 113-122. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1006/jare.1996.0201

Schütz W & Milberg P (1997) Seed dormancy in Carex canescens: regional differences and ecological consequences. – Oikos 78, 420-428.


Milberg P, Andersson L & Noronha A (1996) Seed germination after short-duration light exposure: implications for the photo-control of weeds. – Journal of Applied Ecology 33, 1469-1478. http://dx.doi.org/

Milberg P, Andersson L, Elfverson C & Regnér S (1996) Germination characteristics of seeds differing in mass. – Seed Science Research 6, 191-197.

Andersson TN & Milberg P (1996) Weed performance in crop rotations with and without leys and at different nitrogen levels. –Annals of Applied Biology 128, 505-518.


Wallin E & Milberg P (1995) Effect of bean geese (Anser fabalis) grazing on winter wheat during migration stopover in southern Sweden . – Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 54, 103-108. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/0167-8809(95)00586-H

Milberg P & Lamont BB (1995) Fire enhances weed invasion of roadside vegetation in southwestern Australia . – Biological Conservation 73, 45-49. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/0006-3207(95)90061-6

Milberg P (1995) Seed bank after eighteen years of succession from grassland to forest. – Oikos 72, 3-13.


Milberg P & Andersson L (1994) Effect of emergence date on seed production and seed germinability in Thlaspi arvense. – Swedish Journal of Agricultural Research 24, 143-146.

Milberg P & Andersson L (1994) Viable fern spores in an arable soil. – Fern Gazette 14, 299-300.

Milberg P & Persson TS (1994) Soil seed bank and species recruitment in road verge grassland vegetation. – Annales Botanici Fennici 31, 155-162.

Milberg P (1994) Germination ecology of the endangered grassland biennial Gentianella campestris. – Biological Conservation 70, 287-290.

Milberg P (1994) Annual dark dormancy cycle in buried seeds of Lychnis flos-cuculi. – Annales Botanici Fennici 31, 163-167.

Milberg P (1994) Germination ecology of the grassland biennial Linum catharticum. – Acta Botanica Neerlandica 43, 261-269.

Milberg P (1994) Germination of up to 129-year old, dry-stored seeds of Geranium bohemicum (Geraniaceae). – Nordic Journal of Botany 14, 27-29.

Milberg P & Hansson ML (1994) Soil seed bank and species turnover in a limestone grassland. – Journal of Vegetation Science 5, 35-42.

Milberg P (1994) Germination ecology of the polycarpic grassland perennials Primula veris and Trollius europaeus. – Ecography 17, 3-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0587.1994.tb00071.x

Milberg P & Tyrberg T (1993) Naïve birds and noble savages: a review of man-caused prehistoric extinctions of island birds. –Ecography 16, 229-250 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0587.1993.tb00213.x

Milberg P (1993) Seed bank and seedlings emerging after disturbance in a wet semi-natural grassland in Sweden . – Annales Botanici Fennici 30, 9-13.

Milberg P (1992) Seed bank in a 35-year-old experiment with different treatments of a semi-natural grassland. – Acta Oecologica13, 743-752.

Milberg P (1991) Fern spores in a grassland soil. – Canadian Journal of Botany 69, 831-834. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjb-69-4-831

Other publications in English

Altimiras J & Milberg P (2005) Letter regarding article by Kahn et al. “Predictive adaptive responses to maternal high-fat diet prevent endothelial dysfunction but not hypertension in adult rat offspring” (Adaptation is not predictive) – Circulation 111, e166.http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.CIR.0000159348.91164.6F

Andersson TN & Milberg P (1998) My view (Long-term perspectives in weed science?) – Weed Science 46, 631 (invited discussion paper). http://www.wssa.net/photo&info/opinions/wnd98.htm



Tälle M, Wissman J, Milberg P (2015) Gräsröjaren: ett skötselalternativ i artrika gräsmarker. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 108, 254-259.

Milberg P, Bergman K-O (2014) Vårbränning är inte ett långsiktigt alternativ till bete eller slåtter av värdefulla artrika gräsmarker. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 108, 312-322.

Sandström A, Milberg P, Svensson B (2014) Har tidigare åtgärder för att stärka mosippan varit effektiva? Ett steg mot evidensbaserad naturvård i Sverige. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 108, 26-33.

Milberg P, Bergman K-O (2010) Evidensbaserad naturvård – nytt begrepp och ny färdriktning? – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 104, 18-22. http://sbf.c.se/www/pdf/104(1)/milberg.pdf

Nyström K, Karlsson LM, Milberg P (2006) En fyrtioårig fröbank i en före detta åker. [Soil seed bank of weeds 40 years after cessation of cropping]. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 100, 271-276. http://sbf.c.se/www/pdf/100(4)/nystrom.pdf

Milberg P, Altimiras J, Amundin M, Bergman K-O, Jensen P & Wahlström D (2006) Precision i poängsättning av essäfrågor och examensarbeten: implikationer för betyg enligt ECTS. – i Nya villkor för lärande och undervisning. 9:e universitetspedagogiska konferensen vid Linköpings universitet 17 oktober 2005 (red Hård af Segerstad H), CUL-rapporter nr 10, 167-185 (oral)www.ep.liu.se/ea/cul/2006/010/cul06010.pdf

Milberg P & Wennergren U (2006) LiU:s varumärke och pseudovetenskap. – LiU-web. http://www.liu.se/liu-nytt/debatt/pseudo

Milberg P (2006) Reflektioner kring en HSV-utvärdering. – Universitetsläraren, 13/2006, p 17.http://www.sulf.se/templates/CopyrightPage.aspx?id=5319

Milberg P, Bergman K-O & Dahlgren LO (2006) ECTS-betyg och pedagogisk evidens. – Universitetsläraren 1/2006, p 13.www.sulf.se/templates/CopyrightPage.aspx?id=4568

Milberg P & Wennergren U (2006) Två stora frågetecken kring bolognaprocessen. – Universitetsläraren 1/2006, p 14.www.sulf.se/templates/CopyrightPage.aspx?id=4566

Milberg P  (2005) Älg, wapiti och kronhjort på Nya Zeeland. –  Fauna & Flora   100(2),  43.

Milberg P (2004) Wollemitallen: minimialistiskt världsrekord hos levande fossil. – Fauna & Flora 99(2), 45-47.

Lundbladh J & Milberg P (2003) Lavar på alléträd: vilken roll spelar vägbeläggningen? – Fauna & Flora 98(2), 18-27.

Milberg P, Rydgård M & Stenström A (2003) Utvärdering av vegetationsförändringar: hur ska man analysera fasta provytor? –Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 97, 107-116.

Milberg P (2003) Perspektiv på införda arter. – Biodiverse 8 (1), 8. www.cbm.slu.se/publ/biodiverse/03_1.pdf

Andersson L & Milberg P (2002) Vilka gräs blir ogräs? Groningsegenskaper och klimat sätter gränser för annueller. – FAKTA Jordbruk, Nr 4, 2002 (SLU). www2.slu.se/forskning/fakta/faktajordbruk/pdf02/Jo02-04.pdf

Milberg P & Milberg A (2001) Sydvästra australiens unika växtvärld. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 95, 318-330.

Milberg P & Tyrberg T (2001) Eukalypter – inte bara massaved och halstabletter. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 95, 8-22.

Milberg P (2000) Naturbetesmarker – värdet av magra beten. Medlemsbladet Tidskrift för Hushållningssällskapet i Östergötland nr 3, 7-8.

Milberg P (1998) Förändringar i floran på en stenmur: Alvastra klorsterkyrka 1923 och 1990. – Daphne 9, 10-12.

Milberg P (1998) Aggressiva invasionsarter. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 92, 313-321.

Milberg P, Andersson L & Noronha A (1998) Fröpredation hos nattglim, Silene noctiflora, på åkermark. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift.92, 297-300.

Tyrberg T & Milberg P (1998) Nothofagus – Gondwanaträdet. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 92, 185-197.

Milberg P & Andersson L (1998) Ogräsfröns ljusrespons – möjligheter och begränsningar för effektiv mörkerharvning. –Växtskyddsnotiser 62, 1-5.

Wallin E & Milberg P (1996) Sädgässens betespåverkan på höstvete: resultat från försök vid Tåkern. – Vingspegeln 15, 47-50.

Boström U, Rydberg T, Hammarström L & Milberg P (1995) Metoder för ogräsreglering. – In: H Fogelfors (Ed.) Ogräsnyckeln. Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Speciella skrifter 59, Uppsala, pp 17-30.

Milberg P (1995) Vårfåglarnas ankomst till Funbosjön. Ett försök att använda “obsböcker” som källa för fenologisk analys. – Fåglar i Uppland, 22, 19-21.

Milberg P (1994) Fröbanken i sydsvenska gräsmarker. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 88, 249-258.

Milberg P & Stridh B (1994) Fröbanken hos några ettåriga amfibiska växter vid Vikarsjön i Hälsingland. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift88, 237-240.

Milberg P (1994) Vad händer med strandängsvegetationen vid en naturvårdsfräsning? – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 88, 153-157.

Milberg P (1994) Hårgängel Galinsoga ciliata funnen i Västerbotten. – Natur i Norr, 13, 79-80.

Milberg P (1994) Sanddrabans (Draba nemorosa) förråd av levande frön i jorden. – Daphne 5, 54-56.

Milberg P & Gezelius L (1994) Lindön i Tåkern under 100 år – ett exempel på markanvändningens betydelse för florans sammansättning. – Vingspegeln 13, 53-57.

Milberg P (1994) Kålsenapen Erucastrum gallicum återfunnen vid Tåkern. – Vingspegeln 13, 59.

Milberg P (1992) Nordhemisfäriska kärlväxter på Eldslandet. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 86, 15-21.

Milberg P & Martinsson K (1992) Ett 1800-talsfynd av sjönajas, Najas flexilis, från norra Småland. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 86,7-8.

Milberg P (1992) Maximal och minimal fröproduktion hos svinmålla. – Daphne 3, 46-47.

Kuresoo R, Kuresoo A & Milberg P (1992) Estland – grannland med ornitologiska traditioner. – Vår Fågelvärld 51 (2), 6-13.

Ty rberg T & Milberg P (1991) Xenicus lyalli, utrotad av polynesiernas råtta och fyrvaktarens katt. – Vår Fågelvärld 50 (5), 15-18.

Milberg P & Lohm U (1991) Varför finns det inga lindar på Lindön? – Vingspegeln 10, 53-56.

Milberg P (1991) Druvfläder Sambucus racemosa funnen i Byske i Västerbotten. – Natur i Norr 10, 39-40.

Milberg P (1991) Bildäck som fröspridare. – Fauna och Flora 86, 266-270.

Milberg P (1991) Vasshättan Mycena belliae, en förbisedd svampart i Sverige. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 85, 171-173.

Milberg P (1991) Kålsenap, Erucastrum gallicum, en försvinnande växt vid Tåkern. – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 85, 105-109.

Milberg P & Tyrberg T (1990) Avgör fåglarnas matvanor mistelns utbredning i Sverige? – Fauna och Flora 85, 253-259.

Milberg P (1990) Hur länge kan ett frö leva? – Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 84, 323-352.

Milberg P (1990) Pimpinell(a), något om namnförvirringen. – Natur i Norr 9, 106-109.

Milberg P (1990) Havssulans förekomst förr och nu. – Fauna och Flora 85, 72-76.

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