Exotic Plant Species as Problems and Solutions in Ecological Restoration: A Synthesis

  title={Exotic Plant Species as Problems and Solutions in Ecological Restoration: A Synthesis},
  author={Carla M. D’Antonio and Laura A. Meyerson},
  journal={Restoration Ecology},
Exotic species have become increasingly significant management problems in parks and reserves and frequently complicate restoration projects. At the same time there may be circumstances in which their removal may have unforeseen negative consequences or their use in restoration is desirable. We review the types of effects exotic species may have that are important during restoration and suggest research that could increase our ability to set realistic management goals. Their control and use may… 

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