Tag: "invasions" at biology news
Ecology in an era of globalization
... alien species in an era of globalization." Noting invasions
occur across global, regional and local scales, th...he possible use of information networks to manage invasions
on the ground. The scientists also discuss the importance of determining the economic impacts of ali...
Wheat can fatally starve insect predators
...chers believe that plants resistant to Hessian fly invasions
may make several strains of lectins in response to virulent larvae, Williams said. Results of the study are published in the January issue of the journal Molecular Plant Pathology. Researchers also discovered that not only do lectins damage the...
Edge density key to controlling gypsy moth spread
...nstad. "This is the first identification of pulsed invasions
for an invading species." Bjornstad; Derek M. Johnson, Department of Biology, University of Louisiana, and Andrew M. Liebhold and Patrick C. Tobin, U.S. Forest Service, used historical, county-level quarantine records as well as forest service data...
Internet viruses help ecologists control invasive species
...ough the internet is helping ecologists to prevent invasions
of non-native species. New research published today in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology, describes the use of network theory to predict how the spiny water flea - a native of Russia - will spread through the Canadian lake s...
Finding hidden invaders in a Hawaiian rain forest
...exciting because they detect effects of biological invasions
on ecosystems, not just the presence of an invader.... "We need to understand the ecological effects of invasions
over the landscape to develop effective control strategies, and the Asner/Vitousek work gives us val...