The horticultural trade and ornamental plant invasions in Britain.

  title={The horticultural trade and ornamental plant invasions in Britain.},
  author={Katharina Dehnen-Schmutz and Julia Touza and Charles Perrings and Mark Williamson},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={21 1},
Ornamental horticulture has been recognized as the main pathway for plant invasions worldwide. We examined the link between propagule pressure created by the presence of ornamental plants in the market and their ability to escape from cultivation and establish in the wild. A random sample of 534 non-native ornamental species on sale in nineteenth century Britain showed that 27% of these species were recorded growing outside cultivation and 30% of those were established. Species that had escaped… CONTINUE READING
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