Abstracts of Interest: February 2020

Biological Invasions

The unaddressed threat of invasive animals in U.S. National Parks

Spatiotemporal variability in Allee effects of invading gypsy moth populations

A framework for predicting which non-native individuals and species will enter, survive, and exit human-mediated transport

Incorporating climate change into invasive species management: insights from managers

A worldwide perspective of the legislation and regulations governing sentinel plants

Global parasite trafficking: Asian Gyrodactylus (Monogenea) arrived to the U.S.A. via invasive fish Misgurnus anguillicaudatus as a threat to amphibians

Increased reproduction under disturbance is responsible for high population growth rate of invasive Centaurea stoebe


Journal of Applied Ecology

Can chlorination of ballast water reduce biological invasions?



U.S. action lowers barriers to invasive species



Hybridization and introgression drive genome evolution of Dutch elm disease pathogens


Ecology Letters

Mean growth rate when rare is not a reliable metric for persistence of species


Biological Control

Key carabid species drive spring weed seed predation of Viola arvensis


Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research

An Experimental Trial on Biological Control of Zebra Mussel


Southeastern Geographer

Impacts of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae) on Headwater Stream Large Woody Debris Loads in the Southern Appalachian Mountains

The Great Lakes Entomologist

Lessons learned: rearing the crown-boring weevil, Ceutorhynchus scrobicollis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in containment for biological control of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)


Environmental Entomology

Species Diversity and Assemblages of Cerambycidae in the Aftermath of the Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buptrestidae) Invasion in Riparian Forests of Southern Michigan


Ecological Indicators

Refinement of an index of ecological condition for marsh bird communities in lower Great Lakes coastal wetlands



Temporal variation in the roles of exotic and native plant species in plant–pollinator networks



Improving trapping methods for buprestid beetles to enhance monitoring of native and invasive species


Forest Ecology and Management

Recovery potential for a green ash floodplain forest using various emerald ash borer management strategies in a population viability analysis

Effects of culling white-tailed deer on tree regeneration and Microstegium vimineum, an invasive grass

Legacy effects of emerald ash borer on riparian forest vegetation and structure


Ecological Restoration

Restoring Wetlands Dominated by Phalaris arundinacea (Reed Canary Grass) with Multiple Treatments: Haying, Spraying, and Establishing Aggressive Competitors


Functional Ecology

Biological invasion: The influence of the hidden side of the (epi)genome


Biological Conservation

Challenges for leveraging citizen science to support statistically robust monitoring programs


Global Change Biology

Potential changes to the biology and challenges to the management of invasive sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus in the Laurentian Great Lakes due to climate change

Ecological effects of non‐native species in marine ecosystems relate to co‐occurring anthropogenic pressures