Functional responses can unify invasion ecology

Advocates functional responses can help unify disparate research interests in invasion ecology

Abstract

Authors contend that invasion ecology requires a universal, measurable trait of species and their interactions with resources that predicts key elements of invasibility and ecological impact.

Citation

Dick, J.T.A., Alexander, M.E., Ricciardi, A., Laverty, C., Downey, P.O., Xu, M., Jeschke, J.M., Saul, W.C., Hill, M.P., Wasserman, R., Barrios-O’Neill, D., Weyl, O.L.F. and Shaw, R.H. (2017) Functional responses can unify invasion ecology. Biological Invasions 19(5), 1667–1672.

Functional responses can unify invasion ecology

Published 31 May 2017