New research questions our assumptions about invasive plants as the primary drivers of ecological degradation. Restoration success may be limited by interactions of different stressors.
Archive for tag: aquatic invasive species
In addition to documenting a departure from predictions in host-specificity testing, Simmons and Blossey present new evidence on the potential impacts and safety of water chestnut biological control.
How do we make use of new and existing technologies for early detection of aquatic invasive species? This study demonstrates how DNA barcoding can aid in identification of non-indigenous mollusks from New York’s waterways.
NYISRI interviews Dr. David Wong, who seeks better solutions to managing aquatic invasive species, exploring novel tools like detection dogs.
Shaw et al. test five common message emphasis frames, offering insights into how they can influence engagement and behavior.
After eluding scientists for decades, the causative agent of a deadly wildlife disease (vacuolar myelinopathy) is uncovered in a recent study, and has been linked to the colonization of invasive Hydrilla.
Upon seeing the disparity between “well-behaved” Phragmites in Europe vs. invasive Phragmites in North America, Dr. Joanna Freeland was drawn to study Phragmites hybrids and invasive aquatic plants more broadly.