Editor’s Choice: Volume 107 Issue 6

The Editor’s Choice article for Volume 107 Issue 6 is a study by Quintana‐Ascencio et al., which looks at the role of seed dormancy, dispersal and fire history on plant population dynamics, distribution and abundance. Associate Editor, Shurong Zhou, discusses this new research paper in more detail. Biodiversity conservation and management depend on our understanding of population dynamics at…

Video mash up of ballistic seed dispersal in action

Daniel Chapman and Alan Gray have a paper ou in the Journal titled “Complex interactions between the wind and ballistic seed dispersal in Impatiens glandulifera (Royle)”. Read the paper here. Daniel has provided some video of ballistic seed dispersal, and we have mashed it up with an open source music clip for your viewing pleasure.