Abstracts of Interest: January 2020

Biological Invasions

Special Issue: Early Detection and Rapid Response


Journal of Ecology

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

Effects of forest windstorm disturbance on invasive plants in protected areas of southern Illinois, USA


Biocontrol Science and Technology

The host range and impact of Aceria angustifoliae (Eriophyidae), a potential biological control agent against Russian olive, Elaeagnus angustifoliae (Elaeagnaceae) in North America



Invasive ants disperse seeds farther than native ants, affecting the spatial pattern of seedling recruitment and survival


Journal of Applied Ecology

A united front against marine invaders: Developing a cost‐effective marine biosecurity surveillance partnership between government and industry

Emerging risks of non‐native species escapes from aquaculture: Call for policy improvements in China and other developing countries

Pop‐off data storage tags reveal niche partitioning between native and non‐native predators in a novel ecosystem


Ecological Applications

Grazing disturbance promotes exotic annual grasses by degrading soil biocrust communities

Comparing generalized and customized spread models for nonnative forest pests


Biological Control

The impacts of biological control on the performance of Lythrum salicaria 20 years post-release



Diverse views among scientists on non-native species

Context-dependent differences in the functional responses of conspecific native and non-native crayfishes


Restoration Ecology

Invasive alien plants and environmental remediation: a new paradigm for sustainable restoration ecology

Plant community recovery after herbicide management to remove Phragmites australis in Great Lakes coastal wetlands


Biological Conservation

Can invasive species replace native species as a resource for birds under climate change? A case study on bird-fruit interactions


Biodiversity and Conservation

Enhancing gardens as habitats for soil-surface-active invertebrates: should we plant native or exotic species?



Climate change and invasion may synergistically affect native plant reproduction


Journal of Aquatic Plant Management

Desiccation tolerance of the invasive alga starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) as an indicator of overland spread risk

Survivability of starry stonewort bulbils using commonly available decontamination strategies

A survey of hydrilla management educational materials for optimal stakeholder preference, learning, and knowledge transfer in Florida


Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Organic matter priming by invasive plants depends on dominant mycorrhizal association


Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Simulated Herbivory Weakens Plant-Soil Feedbacks in Competitive Mixtures of Native and Invasive Woodland Plants


Florida Entomologist

Determining Optimal Parasitoid Release Timing for the Biological Control of Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)



Nitrogen immobilization may reduce invasibility of nutrient enriched plant community invaded by Phragmites australis


Annals of Forest Science

Release and suppression: forest layer responses to emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)-caused ash death



Flaming, Glyphosate, Hot Foam and Nonanoic Acid for Weed Control: A Comparison