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Effects of the Argentine Ant on Arthropod Fauna of Hawaiian High‐Elevation Shrubland
Human-caused biological invasions by an alien species are a worldwide phenomenon. They are particularly significant on isolated oceanic islands and represent a serious threat to endemic biota. TheExpand
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Status, ecology, and management of the invasive plant, Miconia calvescens DC (Melastomataceae) in the Hawaiian islands
Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae), native to montane forests of the neotropics, has now invaded wet forests of both the Society and Hawaiian Islands. This tree, which grows up to 15 m tall, isExpand
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The role of abiotic conditions in shaping the long-term patterns of a high-elevation Argentine ant invasion
Analysis of long-term patterns of invasion can reveal the importance of abiotic factors in influencing invasion dynamics, and can help predict future patterns of spread. In the case of the invasiveExpand
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Food Habits of Introduced Rodents in High-Elevation Shrubland of Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawai'i
Mus musculus and Rattus rattus are ubiquitous consumers in the high-elevation shrubland of Haleakala National Park. Food habits of these two rodent species were determined from stomach samplesExpand
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Conservation Implications of Introduced Game Birds in High-Elevation Hawaiian Shrubland
The Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) and the Chukar (Alectoris chukar) are the dominant avifauna in high-elevation shrubland (2070–3000 m) of Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii. WeExpand
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Notes on the status of an invasive Australian tree fern (Cyathea cooperi) in Hawaiian rain forests
Tree ferns are a characteristic growth form of tropical cloud and wet montane forests. In the Hawaiian Islands, native species of tree ferns are important components of rain forest ecosystems.Expand
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Invasion and Colonization of Upper Elevations on East Maui (Hawaii) by Vespula pensylvanica (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
The western yellowjacket Vespula pensylvanica (Saussure) has become established on the island of Maui since its initial appearance in 1978. On eastern Maui, colonies show a bimodal elevationalExpand
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Assessing effects of native forest restoration on soil moisture dynamics and potential aquifer recharge, Auwahi, Maui
Understanding the role of soils in regulating water flow through the unsaturated zone is critical in assessing the influence of vegetation on soil moisture dynamics and aquifer recharge. Because ofExpand
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