Superior performance of invasive grasses over native counterparts will remain problematic under warmer and drier conditions

  title={Superior performance of invasive grasses over native counterparts will remain problematic under warmer and drier conditions},
  author={Eric B. Duell and David W. Londe and Karen R. Hickman and Michael J. Greer and Gail W. T. Wilson},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
Elevated temperatures and drought may exacerbate invasion success of non-native grasses, as non-native species often possess traits favored by a warmer, drier world. In our study, we assessed plant traits potentially linked to invasion success under elevated temperature and drought, including biomass production, reproductive allocation, arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungal root colonization, and germination of native grasses and non-native invasive grasses. We selected two caespitose warm-season… 

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