Assessing an exotic plant surveying program in the Mojave Desert, Clark County, Nevada, USA.

@article{Abella2009AssessingAE,
  title={Assessing an exotic plant surveying program in the Mojave Desert, Clark County, Nevada, USA.},
  author={Scott R Abella and Jessica E. Spencer and Joshua Hoines and Carrie Nazarchyk},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2009},
  volume={151 1-4},
  pages={221-30}
}
Exotic species can threaten native ecosystems and reduce services that ecosystems provide to humans. Early detection of incipient populations of exotic species is a key step in containing exotics before explosive population growth and corresponding impacts occur. We report the results of the first three years of an exotic plant early detection and treatment program conducted along more than 3,000 km of transportation corridors within an area >1.5 million ha in the Mojave Desert, USA. Incipient… CONTINUE READING