Little evidence for negative effects of an invasive alien plant on pollinator services

@article{Nielsen2007LittleEF,
  title={Little evidence for negative effects of an invasive alien plant on pollinator services},
  author={Charlotte Marie Bisgaard Nielsen and Christine Heimes and Johannes Kollmann},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={1353-1363}
}
Many invasive alien plants occur in large populations with abundant flowers which are highly attractive to pollinators, and thus might affect pollination of co-occurring native species. This study focuses on the invasive Heracleum mantegazzianum and distance-dependent effects on pollination of Mimulus guttatus in abandoned grassland over 2 years. First, we examined pollinator abundance in yellow traps at 0, 10, 30 and 60–200 m from H. mantegazzianum. We then placed M. guttatus plants at the… Expand

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