Struggling to maintain native plant diversity in a peri-urban reserve surrounded by a highly anthropogenic matrix

@article{Heinrichs2015StrugglingTM,
  title={Struggling to maintain native plant diversity in a peri-urban reserve surrounded by a highly anthropogenic matrix},
  author={S. Heinrichs and An{\'i}bal Pauchard},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={2769-2788}
}
High human density and land use intensity often coincide with biodiversity hotspots making peri-urban reserves a keystone for conserving natural remnants in a highly anthropogenic matrix. Particularly, intense propagule pressure by alien plant species can pose a threat to native biodiversity. However, little is known about the factors that determine invasibility and the role of roads and other human disturbances for such small protected areas. Within a peri-urban reserve close to the city of… Expand

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