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Contrasting species and functional beta diversity in montane ant assemblages
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2015)
Aim Beta diversity describes the variation in species composition between sites and can be used to infer why different species occupy different parts of the globe. It can be viewed in a number of ways. First, it can be ...
Introduced and invasive cactus species: a global review
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
Understanding which species are introduced and become invasive, and why, are central questions in invasion science. Comparative studies on model taxa have provided important insights, but much more needs to be done to ...
Annual monitoring reveals rapid upward movement of exotic plants in a montane ecosystem
There is increasing evidence that invasive species are threating montane ecosystems globally. However, trends in species distribution are difficult to observe directly due to a lack of data with suitable spatio-temporal ...
An assessment of the information content of South African alien species databases
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
National alien species databases indicate the state of a country’s biodiversity and provide useful data for research on invasion biology and the management of invasions. In South Africa there are several different published ...