Invasive plants and enemy release: Evolution of trait means and trait correlations in Ulex europaeus

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Hornoy, Benjamin; Tarayre, Michèle; Hervé, Maxime; Gigord, Luc; Atlan, Anne;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026275, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026275.t001, pmc: PMC3194803
  • Subject: [ SDE.BE ] Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | Research Article | Molecular Cell Biology | Ecology | Evolutionary Biology | Plant-Environment Interactions | Plants | Plant Growth and Development | Plant Science | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | Evolutionary Ecology | Plant Pathology | Plant Cell Biology | Biodiversité et Ecologie | Biology | Organismal Evolution | Developmental Biology | Seeds | Plant Ecology | Medicine | Plant Evolution | Q | R | Biodiversity and Ecology | Population Biology | Science

International audience; Several hypotheses that attempt to explain invasive processes are based on the fact that plants have been introduced without their natural enemies. Among them, the EICA (Evolution of Increased Competitive Ability) hypothesis is the most influenti... View more
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