A simple mechanistic model of the invasive species Heracleum sosnowskyi propagule dispersal by wind

  title={A simple mechanistic model of the invasive species Heracleum sosnowskyi propagule dispersal by wind},
  author={Ivan Chadin and I. V. Dalke and Denis Tishin and Ilya Zakhozhiy and Ruslan Malyshev},
Background Invasive species are one of the key elements of human-mediated ecosystem degradation and ecosystem services impairment worldwide. Dispersal of propagules is the first stage of plant species spread and strongly influences the dynamics of biological invasion. Therefore, distance prediction for invasive species spread is critical for invasion management. Heracleum sosnowskyi is one of the most dangerous invasive species with wind-dispersed propagules (seeds) across Eastern Europe. This… 
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