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Is invasion success explained by enemy release?

Published online: 07 Nov 2020

Authors: Roznik, E.

Content type: Blog

Identifying the mechanisms underlying biological invasions can inform the management of invasive species. The enemy release hypothesis (ERH) suggests ...

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Plant chemical diversity and its frequency have distinct but complementary effects on insect foraging.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hauri, K. C. & Glassmire, A. E. & Randall, B. & Zehr, L. N. & Wetzel, W. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variability in plant traits such as nutrients and defences can challenge insect herbivores searching for a host plant. Cultivar mixtures are designed ...

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Disentangling interactions among mercury, immunity and infection in a Neotropical bat community.

Published online: 17 Aug 2021

Authors: Becker, D. J. & Speer, K. A. & Korstian, J. M. & Volokhov, D. V. & Droke, H. F. & Brown, A. M. & Baijnauth, C. L. & Padgett-Stewart, T. & Broders, H. G. & Plowright, R. K. & Rainwater, T. R. & Fenton, M. B. & Simmons, N. B. & Chumchal, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Contaminants such as mercury are pervasive and can have immunosuppressive effects on wildlife. Impaired immunity could be important for forecasting pa...

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An experimental application of Hypena opulenta as a biocontrol agent for the invasive vine Vincetoxicum rossicum.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Livingstone, S. W. & Smith, S. M. & Bourchier, R. S. & Ryan, K. & Roberto, A. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Pre-release testing for biological control agents is focused primarily on assessment of host-range specificity and safety of potential agents. Agent i...

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