Abstracts of Interest: April 2020

Biological Invasions

Impacts of invasive earthworms and deer on native ferns in forests of northeastern North America

Colonization pressure: a second null model for invasion biology

Trematode prevalence and an invasive freshwater snail: fewer infections and parasites likely contribute to the success of an invasive snail

Invasion of Trichoferus campestris (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) into the United States characterized by high levels of genetic diversity and recurrent introductions

Walleye growth declines following zebra mussel and Bythotrephes invasion

Competition between the invasive Impatiens glandulifera and UK native species: the role of soil conditioning and pre-existing resident communities

The ‘known unknowns’ of invasive species impact measurement



Effects of elevated CO2 on competition between native and invasive grasses


Biological Control

Impact of the introduced predator, Laricobius nigrinus, on ovisacs of the overwintering generation of hemlock woolly adelgid in the eastern United States

Initiating plant herbivory response increases impact of fungal pathogens on a clonal thistle



Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater – ban of glyphosate use depends on context


New Phytologist

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are a double‐edged sword in plant invasion controlled by phosphorus concentration


Journal of Environmental Management

The social-ecological system driving effective invasive plant management: two case studies of non-native Phragmites


Environmental Entomology

Feeding, Survival, and Fecundity of Adult Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) on Foliage of Two Novel Hosts and Implications for Host RangeExpansion


MDPI – Diversity

Niche Models Differentiate Potential Impacts of Two Aquatic Invasive Plant Species on Native Macrophytes


Natural Areas Journal

Efficacy and Nontarget Effects of Glyphosate and Two Organic Herbicides for Invasive Woody Vine Control


Journal of Sustainable Forestry

Effect of Lumbricus rubellus and Amynthas agrestis earthworms on soil biogeochemistry at the aggregate scale in northern hardwood forests


Plant and Soil

Comparing the impacts of an invasive grass on nitrogen cycling and ammonia-oxidizing prokaryotes in high-nitrogen forests, open fields, and wetlands



Nutrients mitigate the impacts of extreme drought on plant invasions


Conservation Biology

Estimating non‐native plant richness with a species‐accumulation model along roads


Global Change Biology

Stronger regional biosecurity is essential to prevent hundreds of harmful biological invasions