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By Thomas A. Monaco, Roger A. Sheley

ISBN-10: 1845938119

ISBN-13: 9781845938116

Bringing jointly ecology and administration of invasive crops inside of typical and agricultural ecosystems, this booklet bridges the information hole among the techniques working inside ecosystems and the practices used to avoid, comprise, keep watch over and remove invasive plant species. The ebook goals key tactics that may be controlled, the impression of invasive vegetation on those environment procedures and illustrates how adopting ecologically established ideas can effect the environment and result in powerful land administration.

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S. (2001) Landscape cover type and pattern dynamics in fragmented southern Great Plains grasslands, USA. Landscape Ecology 16, 677–690. D. M. (2007) Is altering grazing selectivity of invasive forage species with patch burning more effective than herbicide treatments? Rangeland Ecology & Management 60, 253–260. A. and Lum, Q. (2009) Factors controlling community structure in heterogeneous metacommunities. Journal of Animal Ecology 78, 937–944. A. W. (2010) Long-term directional changes in upland Quercus forests throughout Oklahoma, USA.

Darbyshire) in central tallgrass prairies, the most abundant plant in the eastern USA (Rudgers and Clay, 2007). This is a cool-season grass that is invading warm-season grasslands. Once invaded, the species is active during much of the season when fire can be used, in some cases limiting the ability to conduct prescribed burns, which can further promote invasion of woody plants and shift the plant community to woodland. These two examples demonstrate that while we have greatly altered fire regimes, invasion by some species can result in positive feedbacks that further alter fire regimes and these changes can either increase or decrease fire-return interval and fire intensity.

2002) Southern Forages. Modern Concepts for Forage Crop Management. D. Fuhlendorf et al. Institute and the Foundation for Agronomic Research, Norcross, Georgia. A. C. (2010) Distribution of non-native invasive species and soil properties in proximity to paved roads and unpaved roads in a quartzitic mountainous grassland of southeastern Brazil (rupestrian fields). Biological Invasions 12, 3745–3755. , Collins, M. J. (2003) Forages: an Introduction to Grassland Agriculture. Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa.

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