11. Soil Biota and Plant Invasions: Biogeographical Effects on Plant–Microbe Interactions

  1. David M. Richardson
  1. Ragan M. Callaway and
  2. Marnie E. Rout

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329988.ch11

Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton

Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton

How to Cite

Callaway, R. M. and Rout, M. E. (2010) Soil Biota and Plant Invasions: Biogeographical Effects on Plant–Microbe Interactions, in Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton (ed D. M. Richardson), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329988.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany & Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 7602 Matieland, South Africa

Author Information

  1. Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335859

Online ISBN: 9781444329988

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Keywords:

  • soil biota and plant invasions - biogeographical effects on plant–microbe interactions;
  • timeline for conceptual developments - role of soil biota in structuring plant communities and exotic plant invasions;
  • biological invasions and soil pathogens;
  • role of soil biota on Ammophila - grass has become highly invasive;
  • plant–soil feedbacks - plant rhizospheres, containing parasites and mutualists;
  • biogeography of invasions;
  • plant–soil feedbacks - and biogeography of invasions;
  • human-facilitated dispersal - beyond natural geographic limits, escape from pathogens;
  • microbial mechanisms underlying plant invasions;
  • humans, dispersing invasive species - in new areas, escaping soil-borne natural enemies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological Invasions and Soil Pathogens

  • Plant - Soil Feedbacks

  • Biogeography of Invasions

  • Plant - Soil Feedbacks and the Biogeography of Invasions

  • Effects of Invasive Plants on Soil Biota

  • Microbial Mechanisms Underlying Plant Invasions

  • Conclusions

  • References