Vegetation response to removal of non-native feral pigs from Hawaiian tropical montane wet forest

@article{Cole2013VegetationRT,
  title={Vegetation response to removal of non-native feral pigs from Hawaiian tropical montane wet forest},
  author={Rebecca J. Cole and Creighton M. Litton},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={125-140}
}
Globally, non-native ungulates threaten native biodiversity, alter biotic and abiotic factors regulating ecological processes, and incur significant economic costs via herbivory, rooting, and trampling. Removal of non-native ungulates is an increasingly common and crucial first step in conserving and restoring native forests. However, removal is often controversial and there is currently little information on plant community responses to this management action. Here, we examine the response of… CONTINUE READING

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