Building the database for introduced plants in the United States

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  • Authors: Guo, Qinfeng; Falcone, Josephine; Brownsmith, Joe
  • Publication Year: 2009
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 73.

Abstract

More than 4000 nonnative plant species have been introduced to the U.S. and Canada. Identifying potentially invasive species is an important goal. Ecologists have generally agreed that there is no simple biological predictor of invasion success, but certain biological traits tend to be associated with invasion success more than others.

  • Citation: Guo, Qinfeng; Falcone, Josephine; Brownsmith, Joe. 2009. Building the database for introduced plants in the United States
  • Posted Date: February 9, 2010
  • Modified Date: February 9, 2010
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