Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) thematic assessment of invasive alien species and their control

Aníbal Pauchard1,2, Helen Roy3 and Peter Stoett4 1Laboratorio de Invasiones Biológicas (LIB), Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepción, Chile 2Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad (IEB), Chile 3Biological Records Centre, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology – Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford,…

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A plea for multiple responses to invasive plant species exemplified by the case of Ailanthus altissima

Ingo Kowarik Department of Ecology, Ecosystem Science/Plant Ecology, Technische Universität Berlin, D-12165 Berlin, Germany e-mail: kowarik@tu-berlin.de Widespread invasive plant species can negatively affect biodiversity and are thus often subject to legal regulations, prevention and control. Yet, these actions require substantial…

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Community assembly rules of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in plant invasions: comparison between ranges

Kateřina Štajerová1,2, Petr Kohout1,3,4, Zuzana Kolaříková1, Lukáš Sekerka5, Petr Šmilauer6, Dana Blumenthal7, Ragan M. Callaway8,9, Martin Hejda1, Peter Kotanen10, Diane L. Larson11, Maarja Öpik12, Urs Schaffner13, Radka Sudová1, Stanislav Vosolsobě1,4 and Petr Pyšek1,2 1Institute of Botany, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Průhonice,…

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Sustainable management of Acacia spp: an applied perspective of natural control and other methodologies to improve habitat recovery in Protected Areas

Liliana Duarte1, Hélia Marchante1, Francisco A. López-Núñez2, Jael Palhas2, Olímpia Sobral1, Marília Claro1 and Elizabete Marchante2 1Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Escola Superior Agrária, Centre for Functional Ecology – Science for people and the planet, Bencanta, 3045-601, Coimbra, Portugal 2Centre for Functional…

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Modelling the biocontrol of an invasive tree by a bud‐galling wasp, Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae

Jael Palhas1, João Cabral3, Francisco Alejandro López Núñez1, Elizabete Marchante1 and Hélia Marchante2 1Centre for Functional Ecology ‐ Science for People & the Planet, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra. Calçada Martim de Freitas, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal 2Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra,…

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Trait-based evaluation of a perennial alien species (Asclepias syriaca) in the invaded community

Anikó Csecserits, Melinda Halassy, Tamás Rédei, Katalin Szitár and Zoltán Botta-Dukát MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Ecology and Botany, Vácrátót, 2163, Alkotmány Srt. 2-4, Hungary e-mail: csecserits.aniko@okologia.mta.hu The invasion of alien plant species can cause long-lasting impacts on…

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Integrating ecological and socio-economic impacts of Prosopis, a woody invasive alien species, to inform management

Urs Schaffner1, Eric Allan2,3, Tena Alamirew4, Ketema Bekele5, Sandra Eckert3, René Eschen1, Jema Haji5, Theo E. W. Linders1,2, Lisanework Nigatu5 and Hailu Shiferaw4,6 1CABI Switzerland, Rue des Grillons 12800, Delémont, Switzerland 2Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland 3Centre for…

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