Monthly Archives: January 2013

South American Invasive Plants

I’m in Argentina for six weeks, and it’s been interesting observing what species invasive here are well-known to me from North America.  One of the best ways of predicting species’ invasiveness is by knowing if they are invasive elsewhere after … Continue reading

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Invasive Plants and Biodiversity

Finally a study specifically addresses why some invasive plant studies show a decrease in biodiversity, and some show an increase or no change in biodiversity.  Not surprisingly, scale matters.  If you walk through a forest heavily invaded by non-native shrubs, … Continue reading

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