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A predicted niche shift corresponds with increased thermal resistance in an invasive mite, Halotydeus destructor
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2013)
Aim Predicted distributions of invasive species are often not congruent between their realized native and introduced ranges, but the reasons for this are rarely investigated empirically. We tested for niche shift in an ...
Much more give than take: South Africa as a major donor but infrequent recipient of invasive non-native grasses
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
Aim Some regions donate more invaders from particular taxonomic and functional groups than they receive. We demonstrate a particularly striking donor–recipient asymmetry in invasion ecology in grasses. Specifically, we ...
A review of five vertebrate invaders in South Africa
Invasive alien species are listed as one of three major threats to global biodiversity. They can be detrimental through affecting the function and structure of ecosystems and degrading human health. Five vertebrate species ...