SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Aidar, M.P.M., Schmidt, S., Moss, G., Stewart, G.R. & Joly, C.A. (2003) Nitrogen use strategies of neotropical rainforest trees in threatened Atlantic Forest. Plant, Cell and Environment, 26, 389399.
  • Augspurger, C.K. (1986) Morphology and dispersal potential of wind-dispersed diaspores of neotropical trees. American Journal of Botany, 73, 353363.
  • Augspurger, C.K. (1988) Mass allocation moisture content and dispersal capacity of wind-dispersed tropical diaspores. New Phytologist, 108, 357368.
  • Baker, H.G. (1965) Characteristics and modes of origin of weeds. The Genetics of Colonizing Species (eds H.G.Baker & G.L.Stebbins), pp. 147168. Academic Press, New York.
  • Baker, H.G. (1974) The evolution of weeds. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 5, 124.
  • Beaulieu, J.M., Moles, A.T., Leitch, I.J., Bennett, M.D., Dickie, J.B. & Knight, C.A. (2007) Correlated evolution of genome size and seed mass. New Phytologist, 173, 422437.
  • Blossey, B. & Nötzold, R. (1995) Evolution of increased competitive ability in invasive nonindigenous plants: a hypothesis. Journal of Ecology, 83, 887889.
  • Colautti, R.I., Grigorovich, I.A. & MacIsaac, H.J. (2006) Propagule pressure: a null model for biological invasions. Biological Invasions, 8, 10231037.
  • Daehler, C.C. (2003) Performance comparisons of co-occuring native and alien invasive plants: implications for conservation and restoration. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 34, 183211.
  • Dalling, J.W., Harms, K.E. & Aizprua, R. (1997) Seed damage tolerance and seedling resprouting ability of Prioria copaifera in Panama. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 13, 481490.
  • Dalling, J.W. & Hubbell, S.P. (2002) Seed size, growth rate and gap microsite conditions as determinants of recruitment success for pioneer species. Journal of Ecology, 90, 557568.
  • Dalling, J.W., Hubbell, S.P. & Silvera, K. (1998) Seed dispersal, seedling establishment and gap partitioning among tropical pioneer trees. Journal of Ecology, 86, 674689.
  • Davis, M.A., Grime, J.P. & Thompson, K. (2000) Fluctuating resources in plant communities: a general theory of invasibility. Journal of Ecology, 88, 528534.
  • Emery, S.M. (2007) Limiting similarity between invaders and dominant species in herbaceous plant communities? Journal of Ecology, 95, 10271035.
  • Facon, B., Genton, B.J., Shykoff, J., Jarne, P., Estoup, A. & David, P. (2006) A general eco-evolutionary framework for understanding bioinvasions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 21, 130135.
  • Garwood, N.C. & Lighton, J.R.B. (1990) Physiological ecology of seed respiration in some tropical species. New Phytologist, 115, 549558.
  • Hamilton, M.A., Murray, B.R., Cadotte, M.W., Hose, G.C., Baker, A.C., Harris, C.J. & Licari, D. (2005) Life-history correlates of plant invasiveness at regional and continental scales. Ecology Letters, 8, 10661074.
  • Harms, K.E. & Dalling, J.W. (1997) Damage and herbivory tolerance through resprouting as an advantage of large seed size in tropical trees and lianas. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 13, 617621.
  • Jesson, L., Kelly, D. & Sparrow, A. (2000) The importance of dispersal, disturbance, and competition for exotic plant invasions in Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 31, 451468.
  • Jurado, E., Westoby, M. & Nelson, D. (1991) Diaspore weight, dispersal, growth form and perenniality of central Australian plants. Journal of Ecology, 79, 811830.
  • Kaplan, J.O., Bigelow, N.H., Prentice, I.C., Harrison, S.P., Bartlein, P.J., Christensen, T.R., Cramer, W., Matveyeva, N.V., McGuire, A.D., Murray, D.F., Razzhivin, V.Y., Smith, B., Walker, D.A., Anderson, P.M., Andreev, A.A., Brubaker, L.B., Edwards, M.E. & Lozhkin, A.V. (2003) Climate change and Arctic ecosystems II: modeling, paleodata-model comparisons, and future projections. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 117.
  • Keane, R.M. & Crawley, M.J. (2002) Exotic plant invasions and the enemy release hypothesis. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 17, 164170.
  • Kolar, C.S. & Lodge, D.M. (2001) Progress in invasion biology: predicting invaders. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16, 199204.
  • Kreibich, H., Kern, J., De Camargo, P.B., Moreira, M.Z., Victória, R.L. & Werner, D. (2006) Estimation of symbiotic N2 fixation in an Amazon floodplain forest. Oecologia, 147, 359368.
  • Lake, J.C. & Leishman, M.R. (2004) Invasion success of exotic in natural ecosystems: the role of disturbance, plant attributes and freedom from herbivores. Biological Conservation, 117, 215226.
  • Leishman, M.R., Wright, I.J., Moles, A.T. & Westoby, M. (2000) The evolutionary ecology of seed size. Seeds – The Ecology of Regeneration in Plant Communities (ed. M.Fenner), pp. 3157. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
  • Lloyd, K.M., Lee, W.G. & Walker, S. (2006) Takahe Valley Hut: a focal point for weed invasion in an isolated area of Fiordland National Park, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 30, 371375.
  • Lockwood, J.L., Cassey, P. & Blackburn, T. (2005) The role of propagule pressure in explaining species invasions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 20, 223228.
  • Lord, J., Egan, J., Clifford, T., Jurado, E., Leishman, M., Williams, D. & Westoby, M. (1997) Larger seeds in tropical floras: consistent patterns independent of growth form and dispersal mode. Journal of Biogeography, 24, 205211.
  • Mack, R.N., Simberloff, D., Lonsdale, W.M., Evans, H., Clout, M. & Bazzaz, F.A. (2000) Biotic invasions: causes, epidemiology, global consequences, and control. Ecological Applications, 10, 689710.
  • McGlone, M.S. (1989) The polynesian settlement of New Zealand in relation to environmental and biotic changes. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 12 (Suppl.), 115129.
  • Moles, A.T., Ackerly, D.D., Webb, C.O., Tweddle, J.C., Dickie, J.B., Pitman, A.J. & Westoby, M. (2005a) Factors that shape seed mass evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 1054010544.
  • Moles, A.T., Ackerly, D.D., Webb, C.O., Tweddle, J.C., Dickie, J.B. & Westoby, M. (2005b) A brief history of seed size. Science, 307, 576580.
  • New, M., Hulme, M. & Jones, P.D. (1999) Representing twentieth century space–time climate variability. Part 1: Development of a 1961–90 mean monthly terrestrial climatology. Journal of Climate, 12, 829856.
  • Reich, P.B., Wright, I.J., Cavender-Bares, J., Craine, J.M., Oleksyn, J., Westoby, M. & Walters, M.B. (2003) The evolution of plant functional variation: traits, spectra and strategies. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 164, S143S164.
  • Reichard, S.H. & Hamilton, C.W. (1997) Predicting invasions of woody plants introduced into North America. Conservation Biology, 11, 1.
  • Rejmanek, M. & Richardson, D.M. (1996) What attributes make some plant species more invasive? Ecology, 77, 16551661.
  • Thompson, K., Hodgson, J.G., Grime, J.P. & Burke, M.J.W. (2001a) Plant traits and temporal scale: evidence from a 5-year invasion experiment using native species. Journal of Ecology, 2001, 10541060.
  • Thompson, K., Jalili, A., Hodgson, J.G., Hamzeh’ee, B., Asri, Y., Shaw, S., Shirvany, A., Yazdani, S., Khoshnevis, M., Zarrinkamar, F., Ghahramani, M.A. & Safavi, R. (2001b) Seed size, shape and persistence in the soil in an Iranian flora. Seed Science Research, 11, 345355.
  • Vitousek, P.M., Walker, L.R., Whiteaker, L.D., Mueller-Dombois, D. & Matson, P.A. (1987) Biological invasion by Myrica faya alters ecosystem development in Hawaii. Science, 238, 802804.
  • Williams, P.A., Nicol, E. & Newfield, M. (2000) Assessing the Risk to Indigenous New Zealand Biota from New Exotic Plant Taxa and Genetic Material. Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Williamson, M. (1999) Invasions. Ecography, 22, 512.
  • Wright, I.J., Reich, P.B., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Falster, D.S., Groom, P.K., Hikosaka, K., Lee, W., Lusk, C.H., Niinemets, U., Oleksyn, J., Osada, N., Poorter, H., Warton, D.I. & Westoby, M. (2005) Modulation of leaf economic traits and trait relationships by climate. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 14, 411421.
  • Wright, I.J., Reich, P.B., Westoby, M., Ackerly, D.D., Baruch, Z., Bongers, F., Cavender-Bares, J., Chapin, F.S., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Diemer, M., Flexas, J., Garnier, E., Groom, P.K., Gulias, J., Hikosaka, K., Lamont, B.B., Lee, T., Lee, W., Lusk, C., Midgley, J.J., Navas, M.-L., Niinemets, Ü., Oleksyn, J., Osada, N., Poorter, H., Poot, P., Prior, L., Pyankov, V.I., Roumet, C., Thomas, S.C., Tjoelker, M.G., Veneklaas, E. & Villar, R. (2004) The world-wide leaf economics spectrum. Nature, 428, 821827.