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Patterns of alien plant distribution at multiple spatial scales in a large national park: implications for ecology, management and monitoring
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2009)
Aim Spatial scale is critical for understanding and managing biological invasions. In providing direction to managing alien plant invasions, much emphasis is placed on collecting spatially explicit data. However, insufficient ...
Reproductive potential and seedling establishment of the invasive alien tree Schinus molle (Anacardiaceae) in South Africa
(Ecological Society of Australia, 2009)
Schinus molle (Peruvian pepper tree) was introduced to South Africa more than 150 years ago and was widely planted, mainly along roads. Only in the last two decades has the species become naturalized and invasive in some ...
Impacts of alien plant invasions on species richness in Mediterranean-type ecosystems: a meta-analysis
Besides a general consensus regarding the negative impact of invasive alien species in the literature, only recently has the decline of native species attributable to biological invasions begun to be quantifi ed in many ...
Animal introductions to southern systems: lessons for ecology and for policy
(Zoological Society of Southern Africa, 2009-10)
Numerous animal species have been introduced to areas from which they were previously absent, and many of these have become invasive, with substantial impacts. However, in other cases, impacts are assumed from theory. ...
Hyptis suaveolens: An emerging invader of Vindhyan plateau, India
(Weed Science Society of Japan, 2009)
This article addresses the change in species composition in Hyptis suaveolens-dominated and H. suaveolens-uninvaded locations in the Vindhyan dry deciduous forest of India.We also assessed the environmental variables that ...