From handheld-device to satellite: A toolkit of remote sensing and machine learning techniques for measuring the spread of invasive plants

Joseph T. Fennell1, S. M. S. M. Rajib1, Muhammad Usman2, Ahtisham Akbar2, Hamza Khan2, Saad Khan2, Tim Beale4, Julien Lamontagne-Godwin3, Pablo González-Moreno3,5, Abdul Rehman2 and Rene P. Breton1 1Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of…

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Understanding hierarchical patterns of plant invasions impacting agriculture: the study case of Parthenium weed in Pakistan

Pablo González-Moreno1,2, Muhammad Usman3, Ahtisham Akbar3, Hamza Khan3, Saad Khan3, Tim Beale4, Julien Lamontagne-Godwin2, Joseph Fennell5, Abdul Rehman3 and Rene P. Breton5 1ERSAF, University of Cordoba, 14014, Spain 2CABI, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9TY, UK 3CABI Data Gunj Baksh Road,…

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Increases in local richness (α-diversity) following invasion are offset by biotic homogenization in a biodiversity hotspot

Alessandra R. Kortz1,2 and Anne E. Magurran2 1International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Schlossplatz 1, Laxenburg, 2361, Austria 2Centre for Biological Diversity, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TH, United Kingdom e-mail: kortz@iiasa.ac.at The world’s ecosystems…

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