Abstracts of Interest: December 2019

Biological Invasions

Impacts of water hyacinth treatment on water quality in a tidal estuarine environment

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

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

Behavioral interactions between the nonindigenous round goby and young-of-the-year yellow perch

Evaluation of a method that uses one cubic meter mesocosms to elucidate a relationship between inoculation density and establishment probability for the nonindigenous, invasive zooplankter, Bythotrephes longimanus

Fourteen years of swamp forest change from the onset, during, and after invasion of emerald ash borer


Applied Ecology

Functional form and interactions of the drivers of understory non‐native plant invasions in northern US forests

Using limiting similarity to enhance invasion resistance: Theoretical and practical concerns


Diversity and Distributions

Temporal dynamics of taxonomic homogenization in the fish communities of the Laurentian Great Lakes



Invasive grasses increase fire occurrence and frequency across US ecoregions


Management of Biological Invasions

Biogeographical patterns of tunicates utilizing eelgrass as substrate in the western North Atlantic between 39º and 47º north latitude (New Jersey to Newfoundland)

Metabarcoding on planktonic larval stages: an efficient approach for detecting and investigating life cycle dynamics of benthic aliens

Copper pollution enhances the competitive advantage of invasive ascidians


Ecological Applications

Which spatial arrangement of green manure is able to reduce herbivory and invasion of exotic grasses in native species?

Will growing invasive arthropod biodiversity outpace our ability for eradication?


Biological Control

Evaluation of a contact sterilant as a niche-clearing method to enhance the colonization of apple flowers and efficacy of Aureobasidium pullulans in the biological control of fire blight



Extensive interlineage hybridization in the predominantly clonal Hydrilla verticillata



Sensitivity to AMF species is greater in late‐successional than early‐successional native or nonnative grassland plants


Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Plant stimuli and their impact on brown marmorated stink bug dispersal and host selection

Climate affects plant-soil feedback of native and invasive grasses: negative feedbacks in stable but not in variable environments


Global Change Biology

Synergistic and antagonistic effects of land use and non‐native species on community responses to climate change


Economic Entomology

Phenology of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and its introduced larval parasitoids in the northeastern United States


MDPI – Forests

Iterative models for early detection of invasive species across spread pathways


Restoration Ecology

Increased light availability due to forestry mowing of invasive European buckthorn promotes its regeneration