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Does global warning increase establishment rates of invasive alien species? A centurial time series analysisAuthor(s): Dingcheng Huang; Robert A. Haack; Runzhi Zhang
Source: PLoS One. 6(9): e24733. 5 p.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionThe establishment rate of invasive alien insect species has been increasing worldwide during the past century. This trend has been widely attributed to increased rates of international trade and associated species introductions, but rarely linked to environmental change. To better understand and manage the bioinvasion process, it is crucial to understand the relationship between global warming and establishment rate of invasive alien species, especially for poikilothermic invaders such as insects. We present data that demonstrate a significant positive relationship between the change in average annual surface air temperature and the establishment rate of invasive alien insects in mainland China during 1900-2005.
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CitationHuang, Dingcheng; Haack, Robert A.; Zhang, Runzhi. 2011. Does global warning increase establishment rates of invasive alien species A centurial time series analysis. PLoS One. 6(9): e24733.
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