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Date:4/21/2010

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Contacts:
Lewis G. Halsey
Roehampton University, London, United Kingdom
l.halsey@roehampton.ac.uk

Jen Laloup
Public Library of Science
jlaloup@plos.org
415-624-1220

Citation: Halsey LG, White CR (2010) Measuring Energetics and Behaviour Using Accelerometry in Cane Toads Bufo marinus. PLoS ONE 5(4): e10170. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010170

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An Extensive Alien Plant Inventory from the Inhabited Areas of Galapagos

Abstract

Background: Plant invasions are causing habitat degradation in Galapagos. Problems are concentrated on the four inhabited islands. Plants introduced to rural areas in the humid highlands and urban areas on the arid coast act as foci for invasion of the surrounding Galapagos National Park.

Methodology/Principal Findings: Here we present results of the most comprehensive inventory to date of alien vascular plants in the inhabited areas of Galapagos. The survey was conducted between 2002 and 2007, in 6031 properties (97% of the total) on Floreana, Isabela, San Cristobal and Santa Cruz Islands. In total 754 alien vascular plant taxa were recorded, representing 468 genera in 123 families. Dicotyledons represented 554 taxa, onocotyledons 183, there were 7 gymnosperms and 10 pteridophytes. Almost half (363) of the taxa were herbaceous. The most represented families were Fabaceae (sensu lato),
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Contact: Jen Laloup
jlaloup@plos.org
415-624-1220
Public Library of Science
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