Native and Invasive Woody Species Differentially Respond to Forest Edges and Forest Successional Age

Forest fragmentation can promote non-native plant invasions by increasing invasive plant seed dispersal and resource availability along edges. A study evaluated germination, survival, and growth of three native and three invasive woody plant species in eastern U.S. forests. Generally, invasive species outperformed native species in this study.

Published by Dinon, WW and others. Forests 9(7), 381. 2018

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