Determinants of vertebrate invasion success in Europe and North America

  title={Determinants of vertebrate invasion success in Europe and North America},
  author={Jonathan M. Jeschke and David L. Strayer},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
Species that are frequently introduced to an exotic range have a high potential of becoming invasive. Besides propagule pressure, however, no other generally strong determinant of invasion success is known. Although evidence has accumulated that human affiliates (domesticates, pets, human commensals) also have high invasion success, existing studies do not distinguish whether this success can be completely explained by or is partly independent of propagule pressure. Here, we analyze both… 

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  • J. Jeschke, D. Strayer
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 2005
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