impacts in maple forests
24, 2007 10:48 PDT
Two papers by my recently graduated Ph.D. student Andy
published this month on the negative impacts of European
on plant species richness in maple forests of Wisconsin and
Holdsworth, A.R., Frelich, L.E. and Reich, P.B. 2007. Effect of
invasion on plant species richness in northern hardwood forests.
Conservation Biology 21: 997-1008.
Holdsworth, A.R., Frelich, L.E. and Reich, P.B. 2007. Regional
extent of an
ecosystem engineer: Earthworm invasion in northern hardwood
Ecological Applications 17: 1666-1677.
The Conservation Biology paper is also covered in the Research
section of the Aug. 23 issue of Nature, and the Journal watch