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Above–belowground interactions govern the course and impact of biological invasions

Mette Vestergård, Regin Rønn and Flemming Ekelund.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant-Microbe Interactions. 7372 words.

Introduction of exotic organisms that subsequently become invasive is considered a serious threat to global biodiversity, and both scientists and nature-conservationists attempt to find...

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Analysis of population genetic structure and gene flow in an annual plant before and after a rapid evolutionary response to drought

Rachel S. Welt, Amy Litt and Steven J. Franks.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biological Sciences. 6900 words.

The impact of environmental change on population structure is not well understood. This study aimed to examine the effect of a climate change event on gene flow over space and time in two...

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Belowground legacies of <i>Pinus contorta</i> invasion and removal result in multiple mechanisms of invasional meltdown

Ian A. Dickie, Mark G. St John, Gregor W. Yeates, Chris W. Morse, Karen I. Bonner, Kate Orwin and Duane A. Peltzer.

in AoB PLANTS

January 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry; Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant-Microbe Interactions; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8398 words.

Plant invasions can change soil biota and nutrients in ways that drive subsequent plant communities, particularly when co-invading with belowground mutualists such as ectomycorrhizal fungi....

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Causes and consequences of contrasting genetic structure in sympatrically growing and closely related species

Ivan Radosavljević, Zlatko Satovic and Zlatko Liber.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 8718 words.

Gene flow, natural selection and genetic drift are processes that play a major role in shaping the genetic structure of natural populations. In addition, genetic structures of individual...

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Changes in plant species composition of coastal dune habitats over a 20-year period

Silvia Del Vecchio, Irene Prisco, Alicia T. R. Acosta and Angela Stanisci.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biological Sciences. 4882 words.

Coastal sandy ecosystems are increasingly being threatened by human pressure, causing loss of biodiversity, habitat degradation and landscape modifications. However, there are still very...

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Community Ecology

Jaboury Ghazoul.

in Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 11752 words.

The structure of Asian dipterocarp forests is explored at local and regional scales, with particular consideration of possible explanations for the dominance of dipterocarps in Asian...

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Community-level impacts of white-tailed deer on understorey plants in North American forests: a meta-analysis

Christopher W. Habeck and Alexis K. Schultz.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8051 words.

The impacts of introduced or overabundant large herbivores are a concern for the conservation of forest plant communities and the sustainability of ecosystem function. White-tailed deer (Od...

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Constraints on coastal dune invasion for a notorious plant invader

Alden B. Griffith, Tania Ahmed, Abigail L. G. Hildner, Shivani Kuckreja and Shuangxou Long.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6247 words.

Although most biological invasions are not successful, relatively few studies have examined otherwise notorious invaders in systems where they are not highly problematic. The annual grass B...

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Description and Identity

Jaboury Ghazoul.

in Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6994 words.

The taxonomy of the Dipterocarpaceae and the characters that define the family are developed in this chapter. A brief introduction of each of the three subfamilies, the Monotoideae,...

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Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Jaboury Ghazoul.

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 320 pages.

Asian tropical forests are among the most diverse on the planet, a richness that belies the fact that they are dominated by a single tropical tree family, the Dipterocarpaceae. Many other...

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