Scaldweed, Cuscuta grovonii, can prevent an invasive plant from using soil microbes to help invade territory – and the parasite can even become more vicious by using those same microbes against its invasive host.
Invasive plants change the opportunities for pollinators, helping some but harming others.
Rising temperatures and decreasing levels of precipitation can magnify the invasive potential of this South African plant that has already taken over temperate coasts around the world.
Can ecotypic origin (i.e. agricultural vs. non-agricultural) and environmental selection pressures predict biomass accumulation in Johnsongrass?