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Boom-bust dynamics in biological invasions: towards an improved application of the concept
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd/CNRS, 2017)
Boom-bust dynamics – the rise of a population to outbreak levels, followed by a dramatic decline – have been associated with biological invasions and offered as a reason not to manage troublesome invaders. However, boom-bust ...
Invasive plants as drivers of regime shifts: identifying high-priority invaders that alter feedback relationships
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014)
Aim A major challenge for invasion ecology is to identify high-impact invaders to guide prioritization of management interventions. We argue that species with the potential to cause regime shifts (altered states of ecosystem ...
Native and naturalized range size in Pinus: Relative importance of biogeography, introduction effort and species traits
(Blackwell Publishing, 2012)
Aim Pine trees (genus Pinus) represent an ancient lineage, naturally occurring almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere, but introduced and widely naturalized in both hemispheres. As large trees of interest to ...
Worldwide spread of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
(Austrian Society of Entomofaunistics, 2009)
The Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (MAYR, 1868), originally from subtropical South America, is an important pest in many parts of the world. To evaluate its worldwide distribution and potential for further spread, we ...