Abstracts of Interest: September 2016

Biological Conservation

Linking the diversity of native flora to land cover heterogeneity and plant invasions in a river valley


Biological Control

Impact of acquired entomopathogenic fungi on adult Drosophila suzukii survival and fecundity

Seasonal abundance and development of the Asian longhorned beetle and natural enemy prevalence in different forest types in China


Biological Invasions

Autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) presence and proliferation on former surface coal mines in Eastern USA

Analysis of the invasiveness of spotted wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) in North America, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Effects of non-native Asian earthworm invasion on temperate forest and prairie soils in the Midwestern US


Conservation Biology

How economics can further the success of ecological restoration


Diversity and Distributions

Predicting spatial extent of invasive earthworms on an oceanic island


Ecological Applications

Evaluating harvest-based control of invasive fish with telemetry: performance of sea lamprey traps in the Great Lakes

Co-occurring nonnative woody shrubs have additive and non-additive soil legacies


Ecological Modelling

Impacts of invasive species on the sustainable use of native exploited species



Invasion in patchy landscapes is affected by dispersal mortality and mate-finding failure


Forest Ecology and Management

The impact of the socioeconomic environment on the implementation of control measures against an invasive forest pathogen


Functional Ecology

Direct interactions between invasive plants and native pollinators: evidence, impacts and approaches


Global Change Biology

Global synthesis suggests that food web connectance correlates to invasion resistance

The unseen invaders: introduced earthworms as drivers of change in plant communities in North American forests (a meta-analysis)


Global Ecology and Biogeography

Mapping the global state of invasive alien species: patterns of invasion and policy responses

Introduction bias affects relationships between the characteristics of ornamental alien plants and their naturalization success

Journal of Applied Ecology

Bridging ecology and conservation: from ecological networks to ecosystem function

Predicting costs of alien species surveillance across varying transportation networks

Journal of Ecology

Identifying the role of soil microbes in plant invasions

Differences in endophyte communities of introduced trees depend on the phylogenetic relatedness of the receiving forest

The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society

Association of non-native Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii, Caprifoliaceae) with other invasive plant species in eastern deciduous forests in southwestern Ohio

Observation of mycorrhizal colonization in roots in natural populations of Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb.

A review of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata, Brassicaceae) as an allelopathic plant

Do multiple mechanisms drive the dominance of an invasive plant (Ranunculus ficaria, Ranunculaceae) along an urban stream?

A review on the invasion ecology of Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii, Caprifoliaceae) a case study of ecological impacts at multiple scales

Relationships between an invasive shrub Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii, Caprifoliaceae) and environmental factors on recruitment of sugar maple trees (Acer saccharum, Aceraceae) in southwestern Ohio

The influence of light habitat on the physiology, biomass allocation, and fecundity of the invasive shrub Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii, Caprifoliaceae)


Management of Biological Invasions

The ability of scent detection canines to detect the presence of quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) veligers

Livewell flushing to remove zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) veligers


Marine Policy

Managing marine invasive species through public participation: Lionfish derbies as a case study


Restoration Ecology

Assessing feasibility in invasive plant management: a retrospective analysis of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) control

Does the novel ecosystem concept provide a framework for practical applications and a path forward? A reply to Miller and Bestelmeyer

Rare species and aliens: reconsidering non-native plants in the management of natural areas