Abstracts of Interest: January 2016

Aquatic Invasions

Identifying the genetic structure of introduced populations of northern snakehead (Channa argus) in Eastern USA

Biological Invasions

Prioritizing species, pathways, and sites to achieve conservation targets for biological invasion

Anticipating the spread and ecological effects of invasive bigheaded carps (Hypophthalmichthys spp.) in North America: a review of modeling and other predictive studies

Strength in size not numbers: propagule size more important than number in sexually reproducing populations

Journal of Ecology

Does the biogeographic origin of species matter? Ecological effects of native and non-native species and the use of origin to guide management

Quantifying how short-term environmental variation leads to long-term demographic responses to climate change

Ecology Letters

What it takes to invade grassland ecosystems: traits, introduction history and filtering processes

Invasive plants have different effects on trophic structure of green and brown food webs in terrestrial ecosystems: a meta-analysis


Herbivory and dominance shifts among exotic and congeneric native plant species during plant community establishment

New Phytologist

Evolution of marginal populations of an invasive vine increases the likelihood of future spread

Journal of Plant Ecology

Enemy release at range edges: Do invasive species escape their herbivores as they expand into new areas?