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Saving a tropical ecosystem from a destructive ant-scale (Pheidole megacephala, Pulvinaria urbicola) mutualism with support from a diverse natural enemy assemblage
(Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht, 2013)
Ants can disrupt the natural biological control of serious hemipteran pests by interfering with natural enemies, resulting in a change in ecosystem functioning. We focus here on interference by a highly invasive ant ...
About the binomen Cylindropuntia rosea (Cactaceae) and its invasive individuals recorded in the Valencian Community (Spain)
Cylindropuntia rosea (DC.) Backeb., a name often used to designate the ‘Cardenche’ invasive cactus in the Valencian Community (Spain) is a misapplied binomen in many botanical works. The plants referred under this combination ...
Constraints to native plant species establishment in coastal dune communities invaded by Carpobrotus edulis: Implications for restoration
(Elsevier Ltd., 2013)
Carpobrotus edulis, an alien chamaephyte species from South Africa, severely invades and represents one of the greatest threats to coastal plant biodiversity in regions with Mediterranean climate worldwide. Although actions ...