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Biological Invasions

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 9–10 | Cite as

Still no evidence that pathogen accumulation can revert the impact of invasive plant species

  • Mariana C. Chiuffo
  • Nahuel Policelli
  • Jaime Moyano
  • Agostina Torres
  • Mariano A. Rodriguez-Cabal
  • Martín A. Nuñez
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariana C. Chiuffo
    • 1
  • Nahuel Policelli
    • 1
  • Jaime Moyano
    • 1
  • Agostina Torres
    • 1
  • Mariano A. Rodriguez-Cabal
    • 1
  • Martín A. Nuñez
    • 1
  1. 1.Grupo de Ecología de Invasiones, INIBIOMAUniversidad Nacional del Comahue, CONICETSan Carlos de BarilocheArgentina

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