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A highly aggregated geographical distribution of forest pest invasions in the USAAuthor(s): Andrew M. Liebhold; Deborah G. McCullough; Laura M. Blackburn; Susan J. Frankel; Betsy Von Holle; Juliann E. Aukema
Source: Diversity and Distributions. 19: 1208-1216.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionGeographical variation in numbers of established non-native species provides clues to the underlying processes driving biological invasions. Specifically, this variation reflects landscape characteristics that drive non-native species arrival, establishment and spread. Here, we investigate spatial variation in damaging non-native forest insect and pathogen species to draw inferences about the dominant processes influencing their arrival, establishment and spread.
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CitationLiebhold, Andrew M.; McCullough, Deborah G.; Blackburn, Laura M.; Frankel, Susan J.; Von Holle, Betsy; Aukema, Juliann E. 2013. A highly aggregated geographical distribution of forest pest invasions in the USA. Diversity and Distributions. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12112.
KeywordsBiological invasions, forest insect and disease, habitat invasibility, pathway, propagule pressure, spread
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