Invasive Species

B A Middleton, USGS National Wetlands Research Center, Lafayette, LA, USA Published by Elsevier B.V.

The Invasive Species Problem Invasive Species Control

Invasion Hypotheses Summary/Synthesis

Invasive Species in Natural Communities Further Reading resource-enrichment hypothesis/fluctuating resources hypothesis - Communities are more invaded by exotics if amounts of unused resources within the community are higher.

transgenic weeds - Genetic modified (GM) types with genes from both wild and agricultural sources, which escape into either fields or natural habitats. Potentially modified traits include genes for drought tolerance, resistance to herbicides, and resistances to herbivores.

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