Abstracts of Interest: November 2017

AoB Plants

Introduction to the Special Issue: Ungulates and invasive species: quantifying impacts and understanding interactions

Effects of white-tailed deer and invasive plants on the herb layer of suburban forests

Biodiversity and Conservation

Tree pests and diseases: the threat to biodiversity and the delivery of ecosystem services

Adapting systematic conservation planning for climate change

The biodiversity impacts of non-native species should not be extrapolated from biased single-species studies


Biological Control

Host location and dispersal ability of the cosmopolitan parasitoid Trichopria drosophilae released to control the invasive spotted wing drosophila


Biological Invasions

Control or re-treat? Model-based guidelines for managing established plant invasions

The effects of introduced plants on songbird reproductive success

Weeds, worms, and deer: positive relationships among common forest understory stressors

Are native ranges of the most destructive invasive pests well known? A case study of the native range of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)

Downstream dispersal of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) under different flow conditions in a coupled lake-stream ecosystem

Co-invasion of three Asian earthworms, Metaphire hilgendorfi, Amynthas agrestis and Amynthas tokioensis in the USA


Diversity and Distributions

Landscape correlates of forest plant invasions: A high-resolution analysis across the eastern United States

The rich get richer: Invasion risk across North America from the aquarium pathway under climate change

Seventy years of stream-fish collections reveal invasions and native range contractions in an Appalachian (USA) watershed



The native-exotic species richness relationship varies with spatial grain of measurement and environmental conditions


Ecology Letters

Dominant forest tree mycorrhizal type mediates understory plant invasions


Forest Ecology and Management

Not dead yet: Beech trees can survive nearly three decades in the aftermath phase of a deadly forest disease complex

Forest habitat invasions – Who with whom, where and why


Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Early Engagement of Stakeholders with Individual-Based Modeling Can Inform Research for Improving Invasive Species Management: The Round Goby as a Case Study

Using environmental DNA to improve Species Distribution Models for freshwater invaders


Functional Ecology

Exotic flower visitors exploit large floral trait spaces resulting in asymmetric resource partitioning with native visitors


Global Change Biology

Diverse effects of invasive ecosystem engineers on marine biodiversity and ecosystem functions – a global review and meta-analysis


Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying Critical Life Stage Transitions for Biological Control of Long-lived Perennial Vincetoxicum Species

Staged-Scale Restoration: Refining Adaptive Management to Improve Restoration Effectiveness


Journal of Environmental Management

Surveying managers to inform a regionally relevant invasive Phragmites australis control research program

Management of Biological Invasions

Development and field validation of an environmental DNA (eDNA) assay for invasive clams of the genus Corbicula


Molecular Ecology

Environmental DNA detection of rare and invasive fish species in two Great Lakes tributaries



Does enemy damage vary across the range of exotic plant species? Evidence from two coastal dune plant species in eastern Australia

Maternal experience and soil origin influence interactions between resident species and a dominant invasive species



Geographic variation in forest composition and precipitation predict the synchrony of forest insect outbreaks

Genotypic diversity and environmental variability affect the invasibility of experimental plant populations


Restoration Ecology

Translocations, conservation, and climate change: use of restoration sites as protorefuges and protorefugia



Plant invasions in the Anthropocene