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Can the enemy release hypothesis explain the success of invasive predators and parasitoids?

Roy, H. E.; Lawson Handley, L-J.; Schonrogge, K.; Poland, R.L.; Comont, R.; Philips, B.; Purse, B.V.. 2011 Can the enemy release hypothesis explain the success of invasive predators and parasitoids? [Keynote] In: British Ecological Society Annual Meeting and AGM, University of Sheffield, 12-14 September 2011. Programme and abstracts British Ecological Society Annual Meeting and AGM, 16. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

Understanding the mechanisms that contribute to alien species becoming invasive is seen as essential for limiting effects of such species. The enemy release hypothesis is widely evoked as an explanation for success but further insight is required to understand the role of natural enemies in regulating alien and native species.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Keynote)
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biodiversity > BD Topic 1 - Observations, Patterns, and Predictions for Biodiversity > BD - 1.2 - Data collection systems to record and assess changes ...
CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biodiversity > BD Topic 2 - Ecological Processes in the Environment > BD - 2.2 - Quantify the impact of invasive species, pathogens ...
CEH Sections: Pywell
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
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Date made live: 26 Sep 2011 12:24
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/15134

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