Apparent competition with an exotic plant reduces native plant establishment.

  title={Apparent competition with an exotic plant reduces native plant establishment.},
  author={John L Orrock and Martha S. Witter and O. J. Reichman},
  volume={89 4},
Biological invasions can change ecosystem function, have tremendous economic costs, and impact human health; understanding the forces that cause and maintain biological invasions is thus of immediate importance. A mechanism by which exotic plants might displace native plants is by increasing the pressure of native consumers on native plants, a form of indirect interaction termed "apparent competition." Using experimental exclosures, seed addition, and monitoring of small mammals in a California… CONTINUE READING
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