Effects of the invasive plant garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) on bacterial communities in a northern hardwood forest soil.

@article{Burke2010EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the invasive plant garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) on bacterial communities in a northern hardwood forest soil.},
  author={David J. Burke and Charlotte R Chan},
  journal={Canadian journal of microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={81-6}
}
We compared the effects of the invasive plant Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) and 2 native plants on soil bacterial communities in a mature mesophytic forest. Soil samples were collected from plant patches containing either Alliaria or the native plants Allium tricoccum (wild leek) and Gallium triflorum (bedstraw). Since Alliaria litter contains… CONTINUE READING