News tagged with introduced species

Researchers revise Darwin's thinking on invasive species

For more than a century and a half, researchers interested in invasive species have looked to Charles Darwin and what has come to be called his "naturalization conundrum." If an invader is closely related to species in a ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Different recipes for success in the world of plants

Halle/Saale. In order to prevail against native plants, non-native plant species develop special strategies. These differ in part considerably from the propagation strategies of endemic plant species. Dr. ...

May 04, 2012
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Introduced plants 'becoming Australian'

(PhysOrg.com) -- A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought, according to new research from UNSW.

Jan 31, 2011
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