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Examining competitive interaction between Rasberry crazy ants (Paratrechina sp.nr. pubens) and red imported fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) using laboratory and field studies
Studying nonnative species soon after their introduction is critical to understanding their risk of becoming widely invasive and determining effective methods of control. I conducted laboratory and field experiments on the ...
An investigation of the allelopathic potential of Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum [L.] Roxb.)
Invasive species can cause significant changes to their introduced environments. A set of experiments was conducted to determine whether Sapium sebiferum exhibits allelopathic effects on neighboring plants in its introduced ...
Understanding belowground community regulation in an invaded forest
Soil organisms have the potential to strongly influence plant species performance and survival and are in turn influenced by interactions with plants. These interactions can cause changes in the soil biota that influence ...