Some light reading for the weekend...
- "Optimal eradication: when to stop looking for an invasive plant" by Tracey J. Regan, Michael A. McCarthy, Peter W. J. Baxter, F. Dane Panetta and Hugh P. Possingham. Ecology Letters. 9(7), pp. 759+.
- "Distributions of exotic plants in eastern Asia and North America" by Qinfeng Guo, Hong Qian, Robert E. Ricklefs and Weimin Xi. Ecology Letters. 9(7), pp. 827+. (I asked for a reprint of this one, always interesting to see invasives research coming out of Asia)
- "Genetic diversity of alligator weed ecotypes is not the reason for their different responses to biological control" by Jing Li and Wan-Hui Ye. Aquatic Botany. 85(2), pp. 155-158. (Alternanthera philoxeroides)
- "Potential selection in native grass populations by exotic invasion" by BRIAN A. MEALOR and ANN L. HILD. Molecular Ecology. 15(8), pp. 2291+.
- "ARE SOIL MITE ASSEMBLAGES STRUCTURED BY THE IDENTITY OF NATIVE AND INVASIVE ALIEN GRASSES?" by Mark G. St. John, Diana H. Wall and H. William Hunt. Ecology. 87(5), pp. 1314-1324. (Hint: The answer appears to be "no")
- "Population structure of Solanum carolinense along the Takano River in Kyoto, Japan as determined by amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis" by T IMAIZUMI, S KUROKAWA, M ITO, B AULD & G X WANG. Weed Research. 46(3), pp. 219-225. (Carolina horsenettle, an American native)