IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
varga.anna [at]
+36 28 360-122/160
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Silvopastoral systems (wood pastures, forest grazing) research in the Carphatian-basin. I use interdisciplinary methods (ethnobiological, landscape historical, ecological) during my work.

Main profile in keywords: 
silvopastoral systems, environmental history, ethnobiology
Selected publications:


Roellig Marlene, Costa Augusta, Garbarino Matteo, Hanspach Jan, Hartel Tibor, Jakobsson Simon, Lindborg Regina, Mayr Sabine, Plieninger Tobias, Sammul Marek, Varga Anna, Fischer Joern (2018): Post Hoc Assessment of Stand Structure Across European Wood-Pastures: Implications for Land Use Policy Rangeland Ecology & Management 71: (5) pp. 526-535
Rois-Díaz M; Lovric N; Lovric M; Ferreiro-Domínguez N;Mosquera-Losada M R;den Herder M; ,Graves A; Palma J H N; Paulo J A;Pisanelli A; Smith J; ,Moreno G; García S; Varga A;Pantera A; Mirck J; Burgess P (2018): Farmers’ reasoning behind the uptake of agroforestry practices: evidence from multiple case-studies across Europe Agroforestry Systems 92: (4) pp. 811-828



Varga A, Molnár Zs, Biró M, Demeter L, Gellény K, Miókovics E, Molnár Á, Molnár K, Ujházy N, Ulicsni V, Babai D (2016): Changing year-round habitat use of extensively grazing cattle, sheep and pigs in East-Central Europe between 1940 and 2014: Consequences for conservation and policy. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 234:142–153.


Varga Anna, Molnár Zsolt (2014): The Role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Managing Wood-pastures. In: Hartel, T., Plininger, T.: European Wood-pastures in Transition. Routledge. pp.187-202.ISBN-13: 978-0415869898