Some light reading for the holiday weekend (in the USA anyway):
- "Commercialized European bumblebee can cause pollination disturbance: An experiment on seven native plant species in Japan." by Kenta T, Inari N, Nagamitsu T, Goka K, Hiura T. Biological Conservation. 134(7), pp. 298-309. (Bombus terrestris; .pdf) - via Sandy L.
- "Introduced cryptic species of parasites exhibit different invasion pathways." by Osamu Miura, Mark E. Torchin, Armand M. Kuris, Ryan F. Hechinger, and Satoshi Chiba. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . 103(52), pp. 19818-19823. (trematodes and the Asian mud snail, Batillaria attramentaria, also known as the Japanese false cerith)
- "Hybridization and Sexual Reproduction in the Invasive Alien Fallopia (Polygonaceae) Complex in Belgium." by Marie-Solange Tiébré, Sonia Vanderhoeven, Layla Saad and Grégory Mahy. Annals of Botany. 99(1), pp. 193-203. (Japanese knotweed and friends)
- "Regeneration and transformation system in Mirabilis jalapa." by Michele Zaccai, Guixia Jia, Xinlu Chen, Oksana Genis, Danit Feibin and Revital Gesua. Scientia Horticulturae. 111(3), pp. 304-309.
- "Competition between two invasive Hydrocharitaceae (Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) (Royle) and Egeria densa (Planch)) as influenced by sediment fertility and season." by C. Monya, T.J. Koschnick, W.T. Haller and S. Muller. Aquatic Botany. 86(3), pp. 236-242.
- "Clone-specific differences in Phragmites australis: Effects of ploidy level and geographic origin" by Dorte L. Hansen, Carla Lambertini, Arunothai Jampeetong and Hans Brix. Aquatic Botany. 86(3), pp. 269-279.
- "Growth of three submerged plants below different densities of Nymphoides peltata (S. G. Gmel.) Kuntze" by Danial Larson. Aquatic Botany. 86(3), pp. 280-284.
- "Optimal detection and control strategies for invasive species management" by Shefali V. Mehta, Robert G. Haight, Frances R. Homans, Stephen Polasky and Robert C. Venette. Ecological Economics. Article in Press. (modeling)