Rapid evolution of morphology and adaptive life history in the invasive California wild radish (Raphanus sativus) and the implications for management

@inproceedings{Ridley2010RapidEO,
  title={Rapid evolution of morphology and adaptive life history in the invasive California wild radish (Raphanus sativus) and the implications for management},
  author={Caroline E. Ridley and Norman C Ellstrand},
  booktitle={Evolutionary applications},
  year={2010}
}
Understanding the evolution and demography of invasive populations may be key for successful management. In this study, we test whether or not populations of the non-native, hybrid-derived California wild radish have regionally adapted to divergent climates over their 150-year history in California and determine if population demographic dynamics might warrant different region-specific strategies for control. Using a reciprocal transplant approach, we found evidence for genetically based… CONTINUE READING