By Carla M. D’Antonio (auth.), James O. Luken, John W. Thieret (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461219264

ISBN-13: 9781461219262

ISBN-10: 1461273420

ISBN-13: 9781461273424

Biological invasion of local plant groups is a high-priority challenge within the box of environmental administration. source managers, biologists, and all these concerned about plant groups needs to give some thought to ecological interactions whilst assessing either the consequences of plant invasion and the long term results of administration. Sections of the booklet hide human perceptions of invading crops, overview of ecological interactions, direct administration, and law and advocacy. it is usually an appendix with descriptive info for plenty of of the worst weeds.

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Bowler 1992; Luken 1994). Existing cultural landscapes, such as the French garrigue, are composed of a singular, dynamic assemblage of IN and NI plant species and have considerable conservation, recreation, and aesthetic value (Bowler 1992). , carbon storage, microclimate modification, resting and feeding areas for migratory birds) in urban greenways and similar anthropic systems where IN plant species grow poorly if at all. Thus, the future ecological value of NI plants will be defined in large part by the complex of spatially variable habitats arising as a result of the actions of humans, the ecological roles assumed by particular NI species or species assemblages, and the interactions between NI species and IN species.

Jackson Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) Paleo ecologists and ecologists are concerned with ecological dynamics, but typically at different temporal, spatial, and taxonomic scales. A key interest for both groups is documentation of species invasions and assessment of their causes and consequences. However, the terms invasion and invader have different connotations for each group owing to a differential in scale. , Elton 1958; Mooney and Drake 1986). In contrast, paleoecologists perceive invasions as spatial and population expansions of species related ultimately to secular changes in climate and other environmental factors.

Calcote 1995; Jackson et al. 1995; Prentice 1985; Sugita 1994). These techniques can help correct the bias for many taxa but are not useful for taxa very poorly represented or unrepresented in pollen assemblages. Trace amounts of poorly represented taxa often provide positive indications of local occurrence in vegetation, and studies of assemblages of modern pollen indicate 4. Documenting Natural and Human-Caused Plant Invasions Using Paleoecological Methods which taxa in a flora are most and least likely to be detected by pollen analysis.

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