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Plant invasions : ecological mechanisms and human responses / edited by U. Starfinger, K. Edwards, I. Kowarik and M. Williamson.

Contributor(s): Starfinger, U | Edwards, K | Kowarik, I | Williamson, M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leiden, The Netherlands : Backhuys Publishers, 1998Description: vii, 362 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9057820056; 9789057820052.Subject(s): BOTANY | WEEDS | BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS | ECOLOGY | INSECTS | INTRODUCED TAXAHoldings: GRETA POINT: 574:504.3 PLA
Contents:
Preface -- GENERAL ASPECTS -- Invasive alien plants and vegetation dynamics / J.B. Falinski -- Invasions of alien plants into habitats of Central European landscape: an historical pattern / P. Pysek, K. Prach and B. Mandak -- On success in plant invasions / U. Starfinger -- On the study of anthropogenic plant migrations in Central Europe / H. Sukopp -- Measuring the impact of plant invaders in Britain / M. Williamson -- PERCEPTION AND LEGISLATION -- Current legal status regarding release of non-native plants and animals in Germany / U. Doyle, A. Fisahn, H. Ginzky and G. Winter -- A critique of the general approach to invasive plant species / K.R. Edwards -- Assessment of plant invasions: theoretical and philosophical fundamentals / U. Eser -- Plant invasions in northern Germany: human perception and response / I. Kowarik and H. Schepker -- CASE STUDIES I: SPECIES -- Invasion, ecology and management of Elaeagnus angustifolia (Russian olive) in the southwestern United States of America / J.H. Brock -- Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. as a new weed of rice fields in Sardinia (Italy) / G. Brundu, V. Satta and T. Venditti -- Cost effective control of Fallopia japonica using combination treatments / L. Child, M. Wade and M. Wagner -- Fruit and seed production in Gleditsia triacanthos / F. Colombo Speroni and M.L. de Viana -- Impatiens glandulifera Royle in the floodplain vegetation of the Odra river (West Poland) / Z. Dajdok, J. Aniol-Kwiatkowska, Z. Kacki -- The impact of anthropogenic disturbance on life stage transitions and stand regeneration of the invasive alien plant Bunias orientalis L. / H. Dietz and T. Steinlein -- A comparative study of Pinus strobus L. and Pinus sylvestris L.: growth at different soil acidities and nutrient levels / D. Hanzelyova -- Effect of Gunnera tinctoria (Molina) Mirbel on semi-natural grassland habitats in the west of Ireland / B. Hickey and B. Osborne -- History of the spread and habitat preferences of Atriplex sagittate (Chenopodiaceae) in the Czech Republic / B. Mandak and P. Pysek -- Invasion of the accidentally introduced tropical alga Caulerpa taxifolia in the Mediterranean Sea / U. Meyer, A. Meinesz and J. de Vaugelas -- What makes a transgenic plant an invasive alien? - Genetically modified sugar beet and their potential impact on populations of the wild beet Beta vulgaris subspec. maritima Arcang. / M. Pohl-Orf, U. Brand, I. Schuphan and D. Bartsch -- Patterns of early growth and mortality in Impatiens glandulifera / A. Prowse -- Invasive North American blueberry hybrids (Vaccinium corymbosum x angustifolium) in northern Germany / H. Schepker and I. Kowarik -- Cyperus esculentus (Yellow Nutsedge) in N.W. Europe: invasions on a local, regional and global scale / S.J. ter Borg, P. Schippers, J.M. van Groenendael and T.J.W. Rotteveel -- Invasion by hybridization: Carpobrotus in coastal California / E.F. Weber, M. Vila, M. Albert and CM. D’Antonio -- CASE STUDIES II: BIOTOPES/REGIONS -- Distribution and spreading of alien trees and shrubs in south western Germany and contributions to germination biology / R. Bocker and M. Dirk -- Examples of invasion by threatened native species in anthropogenous ecotopes / R.I. Burda -- Medieval castles as centers of spread of non-native plant species / K. Dehnen-Schmutz -- The effect of altitude on the pattern of plant invasions: a field test / S. Mihulka -- Invasion of alien plants in floodplains - a comparison of Europe and Japan / N. Muller and S. Okuda -- PLANT-INSECTS INTERACTIONS -- Alien plant-herbivore systems and their importance for predatory and parasitic arthropods: the example of Impatiens parviflora D.C. (Balsaminaceae) and Impatientinum asiaticum Nevsky (Hom.: Aphididae) / G. Schmitz -- Interactions between an invasive plant, Mahonia aquifolium, and a native phytophagous insect, Rhagoletis meigenii / L.L. Soldaat and H. Auge -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface -- GENERAL ASPECTS -- Invasive alien plants and vegetation dynamics / J.B. Falinski -- Invasions of alien plants into habitats of Central European landscape: an historical pattern / P. Pysek, K. Prach and B. Mandak -- On success in plant invasions / U. Starfinger -- On the study of anthropogenic plant migrations in Central Europe / H. Sukopp -- Measuring the impact of plant invaders in Britain / M. Williamson -- PERCEPTION AND LEGISLATION -- Current legal status regarding release of non-native plants and animals in Germany / U. Doyle, A. Fisahn, H. Ginzky and G. Winter -- A critique of the general approach to invasive plant species / K.R. Edwards -- Assessment of plant invasions: theoretical and philosophical fundamentals / U. Eser -- Plant invasions in northern Germany: human perception and response / I. Kowarik and H. Schepker -- CASE STUDIES I: SPECIES -- Invasion, ecology and management of Elaeagnus angustifolia (Russian olive) in the southwestern United States of America / J.H. Brock -- Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. as a new weed of rice fields in Sardinia (Italy) / G. Brundu, V. Satta and T. Venditti -- Cost effective control of Fallopia japonica using combination treatments / L. Child, M. Wade and M. Wagner -- Fruit and seed production in Gleditsia triacanthos / F. Colombo Speroni and M.L. de Viana -- Impatiens glandulifera Royle in the floodplain vegetation of the Odra river (West Poland) / Z. Dajdok, J. Aniol-Kwiatkowska, Z. Kacki -- The impact of anthropogenic disturbance on life stage transitions and stand regeneration of the invasive alien plant Bunias orientalis L. / H. Dietz and T. Steinlein -- A comparative study of Pinus strobus L. and Pinus sylvestris L.: growth at different soil acidities and nutrient levels / D. Hanzelyova -- Effect of Gunnera tinctoria (Molina) Mirbel on semi-natural grassland habitats in the west of Ireland / B. Hickey and B. Osborne -- History of the spread and habitat preferences of Atriplex sagittate (Chenopodiaceae) in the Czech Republic / B. Mandak and P. Pysek -- Invasion of the accidentally introduced tropical alga Caulerpa taxifolia in the Mediterranean Sea / U. Meyer, A. Meinesz and J. de Vaugelas -- What makes a transgenic plant an invasive alien? - Genetically modified sugar beet and their potential impact on populations of the wild beet Beta vulgaris subspec. maritima Arcang. / M. Pohl-Orf, U. Brand, I. Schuphan and D. Bartsch -- Patterns of early growth and mortality in Impatiens glandulifera / A. Prowse -- Invasive North American blueberry hybrids (Vaccinium corymbosum x angustifolium) in northern Germany / H. Schepker and I. Kowarik -- Cyperus esculentus (Yellow Nutsedge) in N.W. Europe: invasions on a local, regional and global scale / S.J. ter Borg, P. Schippers, J.M. van Groenendael and T.J.W. Rotteveel -- Invasion by hybridization: Carpobrotus in coastal California / E.F. Weber, M. Vila, M. Albert and CM. D’Antonio -- CASE STUDIES II: BIOTOPES/REGIONS -- Distribution and spreading of alien trees and shrubs in south western Germany and contributions to germination biology / R. Bocker and M. Dirk -- Examples of invasion by threatened native species in anthropogenous ecotopes / R.I. Burda -- Medieval castles as centers of spread of non-native plant species / K. Dehnen-Schmutz -- The effect of altitude on the pattern of plant invasions: a field test / S. Mihulka -- Invasion of alien plants in floodplains - a comparison of Europe and Japan / N. Muller and S. Okuda -- PLANT-INSECTS INTERACTIONS -- Alien plant-herbivore systems and their importance for predatory and parasitic arthropods: the example of Impatiens parviflora D.C. (Balsaminaceae) and Impatientinum asiaticum Nevsky (Hom.: Aphididae) / G. Schmitz -- Interactions between an invasive plant, Mahonia aquifolium, and a native phytophagous insect, Rhagoletis meigenii / L.L. Soldaat and H. Auge -- Index.

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