Abstracts of Interest: June 2017

American Journal of Botany

When are species invasions useful for addressing fundamental questions in plant biology?


Biodiversity and Conservation

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


Biological Conservation

Adaptive management improves decisions about where to search for invasive species


Biological Invasions

The effect of emerald ash borer-caused tree mortality on the invasive shrub Amur honeysuckle and their combined effects on tree and shrub seedlings

Mapping of the Asian longhorned beetle’s time to maturity and risk to invasion at contiguous United States extent

Phylogeography and population genetics of introduced Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and Bighead Carp (H. nobilis) in North America

Bio-economic optimisation of surveillance to confirm broadscale eradications of invasive pests and diseases

Bilge water as a vector for the spread of marine pests: a morphological, metabarcoding and experimental assessment

Ecology of invasive forest pathogens

Breeding trees resistant to insects and diseases: putting theory into application

Awareness, concern and willingness to adopt biosecure behaviours: public perceptions of invasive tree pests and pathogens in the UK

Many eyes on the ground: citizen science is an effective early detection tool for biosecurity

Spatiotemporal variation in the strength of density dependence: implications for biocontrol of Centaurea solstitialis

Differential invasion success in aquatic invasive species: the role of within- and among-population genetic diversity

Herbaceous invaders in temperate forests: a systematic review of their ecology and proposed mechanisms of invasion


Diversity and Distributions

Will climate change increase hybridization risk between potential plant invaders and their congeners in Europe?


Ecological Applications

Two-step adaptive management for choosing between two management actions



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



Anthropogenic factors predict movement of an invasive species



Seed Production, Viability, and Reproductive Limits of the Invasive Ailanthus altissima (Tree-of-Heaven) within Invaded Environments


Forest Ecology and Management

A watershed decision support tool for managing invasive species on Hawai‘i Island, USA


Functional Ecology

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

A response-surface examination of competition and facilitation between native and invasive juvenile fishes


Journal of Applied Ecology

Integrating invasive species policies across ornamental horticulture supply-chains to prevent plant invasions


Management of Biological Invasions

Invasive Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea) recorded from 2001 to 2016 in Massachusetts, USA

Preliminary analysis reveals sediment burial decreases mass loss and increases survival of the aquatic invasive plant Hydrilla verticillata following desiccation over short time scales

The pet and horticultural trades as introduction and dispersal agents of non-indigenous freshwater molluscs

Experimental observations on the decay of environmental DNA from bighead and silver carps


New Phytologist

Evolutionary priority effects persist in anthropogenically created habitats, but not through nonnative plant invasion

The emerging science of linked plant–fungal invasions



Growth strategy, phylogeny and stoichiometry determine the allelopathic potential of native and non-native plants


Restoration Ecology

Ecological restoration should be redefined for the twenty-first century