Abstracts of Interest: July 2019

Biological Control

Molecular screening of herbivorous flies collected from Hydrilla verticillata across China and Korea – setting up hypotheses for further exploratory surveys and tests

Photoperiodic modulation of diapause induction and termination in Oobius agrili Zhang and Huang (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), an egg parasitoid of the invasive emerald ash borer


Biological Invasions

Spatio-temporal dynamics and drivers of public interest in invasive alien species

Genetic, spatial, and temporal aspects of decline and mortality in a Fraxinus provenance test following invasion by the emerald ash borer

Experimental species introduction shapes network interactions in a plant-pollinator community

Biases in global effects of exotic species on local invertebrates: a systematic review

Utilizing environmental DNA for fish eradication effectiveness monitoring in streams

Why are tall-statured energy grasses of polyploid species complexes potentially invasive? A review of their genetic variation patterns and evolutionary plasticity

Widespread hybridization among native and invasive species of Operophtera moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Europe and North America

Predicting the outcome of potential novel associations: interactions between the invasive Vincetoxicum rossicum and native western Chrysochus beetles

Do roads or streams explain plant invasions in forested protected areas?

Fungal communities do not recover after removing invasive Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)

Non-native plant species show a legacy of agricultural history in second-growth forests of southeastern Ohio

State of the art of eradicating island invasives…and much more


Conservation Biology

A moral panic over cats

Rethinking the native range concept


Ecological Applications

Are traded forest tree seeds a potential source of nonnative pests?

Refinement of eDNA as an early monitoring tool at the landscape‐level: study design considerations



Predicting invasiveness of exotic woody species using a traits‐based framework

Enhanced activity of soil nutrient‐releasing enzymes after plant invasion: a meta‐analysis



Long‐term propagule pressure overwhelms initial community determination of invader success

Intraspecific facilitation explains the persistence of Phragmites australis in modified coastal wetlands


Global Change Biology

Invasive plants negatively impact native, but not exotic, animals


Journal of Ecology

Direct effects of a non‐native invader erode native plant fitness in the forest understory


Natural Areas Journal

Controlling Italian Arum (Arum italicum)