Modelling invasion for a habitat generalist and a specialist plant species

  title={Modelling invasion for a habitat generalist and a specialist plant species},
  author={Paul H. Evangelista and Sunil Kumar and Thomas J. Stohlgren and Catherine S. Jarnevich and Alycia Crall and John B. Norman and David Barnett},
  journal={Diversity and Distributions},
Predicting suitable habitat and the potential distribution of invasive species is a high priority for resource managers and systems ecologists. Most models are designed to identify habitat characteristics that define the ecological niche of a species with little consideration to individual species’ traits. We tested five commonly used modelling methods on two invasive plant species, the habitat generalist Bromus tectorum and habitat specialist Tamarix chinensis, to compare model performances… 

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