Abstracts of Interest: May 2016

Acta Oecologia

Do forest soil microbes have the potential to resist plant invasion? A case study in Dinghushan Biosphere Reserve (South China)

 

Aquatic Invasions

Detection of a new non-native freshwater species by DNA metabarcoding of environmental samples—first record of Gammarus fossarum in the UK

 

Biodiversity and Conservation

Communication of flagship species in conservation: lessons from invasive management projects

Enhancing gardens as habitats for plant-associated invertebrates: should we plant native or exotic species?

 

Biological Control

Spatial and temporal variation of biological control agents associated with Eichhornia crassipes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, California

 

Biological Invasions

Beyond protocols: improving the reliability of expert-based risk analysis underpinning invasive species policies

Towards the genetic control of invasive species

Economic effects and the efficacy of intervention: exploring unintended effects of management and policy on the spread of non-indigenous species

Widespread and enduring demographic collapse of invasive common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in the Upper Mississippi River System

Multiple introductions of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) in northeastern North America based on microsatellite genotypes, and implications for biological control

Biotic resistance of impact: a native predator (Chaoborus) influences the impact of an invasive predator (Bythotrephes) in temperate lakes

Invasive species alter ontogenetic shifts in the trophic ecology of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Niagara River and Lake Ontario

Patterns and mechanisms of invasive plant impacts on North American birds: a systematic review

Using changes in basal area increments to map relative risk of HWA impacts on hemlock growth across the Northeastern U.S.A

Risk analysis of the invasion pathway of the Asian gypsy moth: a known forest invader

The unified framework for biological invasions: a forest fungal pathogen perspective

Risk management to prioritise the eradication of new and emerging invasive non-native species

Beyond protocols: improving the reliability of expert-based risk analysis underpinning invasive species policies

 

Ecological Restoration

Can the Persistent Seed Bank Contribute to the Passive Restoration of Urban Forest Fragments After Invasive Species Removal?

 

Ecology

Impacts of an invasive plant are fundamentally altered by a co-occurring forest disturbance.

Effects of native diversity, soil nutrients, and natural enemies on exotic invasion in experimental plant communities

Biotic resistance shapes the influence of propagule pressure on invasion success in bacterial communities

 

Ecosphere

Frequency of invasive plant occurrence is not a suitable proxy for abundance in the Northeast United States

The effect of the invasive Elaeagnus umbellata on soil microbial communities depends on proximity of soils to plants

 

Frontiers in Plant Science

Contemporary Remotely Sensed Data Products Refine Invasive Plants Risk Mapping in Data Poor Regions

 

Functional Ecology

Biological invasion modifies the co-occurrence patterns of insects along a stress gradient

Do invasive species live faster? Mass-specific metabolic rate depends on growth form and invasion status

 

Journal of Applied Ecology

A dynamical model for invasive round goby populations reveals efficient and effective management options

 

Journal of Ecology

The effects of climate warming and disturbance on the colonization potential of ornamental alien plant species

 

Journal of Plant Ecology

The effects of water depth on the growth and reproduction of Potamogeton crispus in an in situ experiment

 

Management of Biological Invasions

Evaluation of the effects of ultra-violet light treatment on quagga mussel settlement and veliger survival at Davis Dam

 

Nature Ecology and Evolution

Confronting the risks of large-scale invasive species control

 

NeoBiota

Managing for biodiversity: impact and action thresholds for invasive plants in natural ecosystems

 

New Phytologist

When prevention fails. Towards more efficient strategies for plant disease eradication

Co-introduction vs ecological fitting as pathways to the establishment of effective mutualisms during biological invasions

 

Oecologia

Invasive planktivores as mediators of organic matter exchanges within and across ecosystems

 

PLOS One

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding assays to detect invasive invertebrate species in the Great Lakes

 

Population Ecology

The influence of time since introduction on the population growth of introduced species and the consequences for management