Non-indigenous Species

Reviews and concepts
Elton, CS.  1958.  The ecology of invasions by animals and plants.  Methuen, London, UK

D’Antonio, CM, and PM Vitousek.  1992.  Biological invasions by exotic grasses, the grass/fire cycle, and global change.  Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics 23:63-87.

Lodge, D. M. 1993. Species invasions and deletions: community effects and responses to climate and habitat change. Pages 367-387 in P. M. Kareiva, J. G. Kingsolver and R. B. Huey, editors. Biotic interactions and global change. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA.

Rejmánek, M. and D. M. Richardson. 1996. What attributes make some plant species more invasive? Ecology 77:1655-1661.

Williamson, M. and A. Fitter. 1996. The varying success of invaders. Ecology 77:1661-1666.

Tilman, D. 1999. The ecological consequences of changes in biodiversity: a search for general principles. Ecology 80:1455-1474.

Mack, RN, D Simberloff, WM Lonsdale, H Evans, M Clout, FA Bazzaz.  2000.  Biotic invasions: causes, epidemiology, global consequences, and control.  Ecological Applications 10:689-710.

Kolar, C.S., and D.M. Lodge.  2001.  Progress in invasion biology: predicting invaders.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16:199-204.

Simberloff, D.  2003.  How much information on population biology is needed to manage introduced species?  Conservation Biology 17:83-92.

Levine, JM, PB Adler, and SG Yelenik.  2004.  A meta-analysis of biotic resistance to exotic plant invasions.  Ecology Letters 7:975-989.

Callaway, RM and WM Ridenour.  2004.  Novel weapons: invasive success and the evolution of increased competetive ability.  Frontiers in Ecology 2:436-443.

Empirical studies and synthesis
Vitousek, PM, LR Walker, LD Whiteaker, D Mueller-Dombois, and PA Matson.  1987.  Biological invasion by Myrica faya alters ecosystem development in Hawaii.  Science 238:802-804

Bender, BJ, AJ McAllister, L Fahrig.  1999.  Predicting invasiveness of plant species based on biological information.  Conservation Biology 13:422-431

Knops, JMH, D Tilman, NM Haddad, et al.  Effects of plant species richness on invasion dynamics, disease outbreaks, insect abundances and diversity.  Ecology Letters 2:286-293

Lonsdale, WM.  1999.  Global patterns of plant invasions and the concept of invasibility.  Ecology 80:1522-1536

Stohlgren, TJ, et al.  Exotic plant species invade hot spots of native plant diversity.  Ecology 69:25-46

Levine, JM.  2000.  Species diversity and biological invasions: relating local process to community pattern.  Science 288:852-854

Blackburn, T.M., and R.P. Duncan.  2001.  Determinants of establishment success in introduced birds.  Nature 414:195-197.

Christian, C.E.  2001.  Consequences of a biological invasion reveal the importance of mutualism for plant communities.  Nature 413:635-639.

Kolar, CS and DM Lodge.  2002.  Ecological predictions and risk assessment for alien fishes in North America.  Science 298:1233-1236.

Mitchell, CE and AG Power.  2003.  Release of invasive plants from fungal and viral pathogens.  Nature 421:625-627.

Torchin, ME, KD Lafferty, AP Dobson, VJ McKenzie, and AM Kuris.  2003.  Introduced species and their missing parasites.  Nature 421:628.

Seabloom, EW, WS Harpole, OJ Reichman, and D Tilman.  2003.  Invasion, competitive dominance, and resource use by exotic and native California grassland species.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 100:13394-13389.

Vredenburg, VT.  2004.  Reversing introduced species effects: experimental removal of introduced fish leads to rapid recovery of a declining frog.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 101:7646-7650.