2005

Invasive Plants: Ecological and Agricultural Aspects

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-7137-1 (Print) 978-3-7643-7380-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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    Pages 1-15

    In search of an operational lexicon for biological invasions

  2. Ecological aspects

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      Pages 19-43

      The ecology of biological invasions: past, present and future

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      Pages 45-60

      Ecological niche models and the geography of biological invasions: a review and a novel application

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      Pages 61-75

      Importance of species replication in understanding plant invasions into North American grasslands

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      Pages 77-96

      Residence time determines the distribution of alien plants

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      Pages 97-114

      The relationship between community diversity and exotic plants: cause or consequence of invasion?

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      Pages 115-127

      Invasive plants: the process within wetland ecosystems

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      Pages 129-139

      Understanding invasions: the rise and fall of diffuse knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) in North America

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      Pages 141-165

      Defining a regional approach for invasive plant research and management

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      Pages 167-177

      Allelopathy as a mechanism for resisting invasion: the case of Polygonella myriophylla

  3. Agricultural aspects

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      Pages 181-193

      Ecology and management of an exotic weed Phalaris minor

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      Pages 195-207

      Reducing agroecosystem vulnerability to weed invasion

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      Pages 209-221

      Tillage intensity affects weed communities in agroecosystems

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      Pages 223-233

      Distribution and biological control of Chromolaena odorata

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      Pages 235-250

      Biology and anthropology of plant invasions

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      Pages 251-268

      Characteristics, significance, and human dimension of global invasive weeds

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      Pages 269-276

      Environmental consequences and economic costs of alien species