Abstracts of Interest: March 2017

Biological Invasions

Biotic resistance to exotic invasions: its role in forest ecosystems, confounding artifacts, and future directions

Human-mediated dispersal via rural road maintenance can move invasive propagules

A decade of emerald ash borer effects on regional woodpecker and nuthatch populations

Classical biological control of insect pests of trees: facts and figures

Potential of passive acoustic recording for monitoring invasive species: freshwater drum invasion of the Hudson River via the New York canal system

Economics of invasive species policy and management


Diversity and Distributions

Birds as key vectors for the dispersal of some alien species: Further thoughts


Ecological Economics

Expert Elicitation, Uncertainty, and the Value of Information in Controlling Invasive Species


Ecology and Evolution

RAD sequencing reveals genome-wide divergence between independent invasions of the European green crab (Carcinus maenas) in the Northwest Atlantic



Climate change may reduce the spread of non-native species

Predicting aquatic invasion in Adirondack lakes: a spatial analysis of lake and landscape characteristics

Ghost of invasion past: legacy effects on community disassembly following eradication of an invasive ecosystem engineer


Forest Ecology and Management

Potential for persistence of blue ash in the presence of emerald ash borer in southeastern Michigan


Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Conflict in invasive species management


Global Change Biology

From endogenous to exogenous pattern formation: Invasive plant species changes the spatial distribution of a native ant

Do low oxygen environments facilitate marine invasions? Relative tolerance of native and invasive species to low oxygen conditions


Global Ecology and Biogeography

A global assessment of climatic niche shifts and human influence in insect invasions


Journal of Applied Ecology

Depletion of heterogeneous source species pools predicts future invasion rates

Finding the best management policy to eradicate invasive species from spatial ecological networks with simultaneous actions


Journal of Aquatic Plant Management

A review of aquatic plant monitoring and assessment methods


Journal of Environmental Management

Dynamic models in research and management of biological invasions


Journal of Great Lakes Research

Predicting spread of aquatic invasive species by lake currents

Invasive dreissenid mussels benefit invasive crayfish but not native crayfish in the Laurentian Great Lakes


Natural Areas Journal

Does Removal of the Invasive Shrub Lonicera maackii Alter Arthropod Abundance and Diversity?

How Can Protected Area Managers Deal with Nonnative Species in an Era of Climate Change?


Trends in Ecology and Evolution

‘The Denialists Are Coming!’ Well, Not Exactly: A Response to Russell and Blackburn