Foxcroft, Llewellyn C.

Plant Invasions in Protected Areas

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Table of contents

Part I. Setting the Scene: Impacts, Processes and Opportunities

1. Plant Invasions in Protected Areas: Outlining the Issues and Creating the Links
Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, David M. Richardson, Petr Pyšek, Piero Genovesi

2. The Bottom Line: Impacts of Alien Plant Invasions in Protected Areas
Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, Petr Pyšek, David M. Richardson, Jan Pergl, Philip E. Hulme

3. Plant Invasions in Protected Landscapes: Exception or Expectation?
Scott J. Meiners, Steward T. A. Pickett

4. Global Efforts to Address the Wicked Problem of Invasive Alien Species
Jeffrey A. McNeely

5. A Cross-Scale Approach for Abundance Estimation of Invasive Alien Plants in a Large Protected Area
Cang Hui, Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, David M. Richardson, Sandra MacFadyen

6. Plant Invasions into Mountain Protected Areas: Assessment, Prevention and Control at Multiple Spatial Scales
Christoph Kueffer, Keith McDougall, Jake Alexander, Curt Daehler, Peter Edwards, Sylvia Haider, Ann Milbau, Catherine Parks, Aníbal Pauchard, Zafar A. Reshi, Lisa J. Rew, Mellesa Schroder, Tim Seipel

Part II. Regional Patterns: Mapping the Threats from Plant Invasions in Protected Areas

7. Icons in Peril: Invasive Alien Plants in African Protected Areas
Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, Arne Witt, Wayne D. Lotter

8. Aliens in the Arc: Are Invasive Trees a Threat to the Montane Forests of East Africa?
Philip E. Hulme, David F. R. P. Burslem, Wayne Dawson, Ezekiel Edward, John Richard, Rosie Trevelyan

9. Invasive Plants in the Floodplains of Australia’s Kakadu National Park
Samantha A. Setterfield, Michael M. Douglas, Aaron M. Petty, Peter Bayliss, Keith B. Ferdinands, Steve Winderlich

10. Alien Plants Homogenise Protected Areas: Evidence from the Landscape and Regional Scales in South Central Chile
Aníbal Pauchard, Nicol Fuentes, Alejandra Jiménez, Ramiro Bustamante, Alicia Marticorena

11. Plant Invasions of Protected Areas in Europe: An Old Continent Facing New Problems
Petr Pyšek, Piero Genovesi, Jan Pergl, Andrea Monaco, Jan Wild

12. Invasive Plant Species in Indian Protected Areas: Conserving Biodiversity in Cultural Landscapes
Ankila J. Hiremath, Bharath Sundaram

13. Invasive Plants in the United States National Parks
Thomas J. Stohlgren, Lloyd L. Loope, Lori J. Makarick

14. Small, Dynamic and Recently Settled: Responding to the Impacts of Plant Invasions in the New Zealand (Aotearoa) Archipelago
Carol J. West, Ann M. Thompson

15. Plant Invasions in Protected Areas of Tropical Pacific Islands, with Special Reference to Hawaii
Lloyd L. Loope, R. Flint Hughes, Jean-Yves Meyer

16. A Pragmatic Approach to the Management of Plant Invasions in Galapagos
Mark R. Gardener, Mandy Trueman, Chris Buddenhagen, Ruben Heleno, Heinke Jäger, Rachel Atkinson, Alan Tye

17. Invasive Alien Plants in the Azorean Protected Areas: Invasion Status and Mitigation Actions
Hugo Costa, Maria José Bettencourt, Carlos M. N. Silva, Joaquim Teodósio, Artur Gil, Luís Silva

18. Invasive Alien Plants in Protected Areas in Mediterranean Islands: Knowledge Gaps and Main Threats
Giuseppe Brundu

19. Threats to Paradise? Plant Invasions in Protected Areas of the Western Indian Ocean Islands
Stéphane Baret, Cláudia Baider, Christoph Kueffer, Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, Erwann Lagabrielle

20. Southern Ocean Islands Invaded: Conserving Biodiversity in the World’s Last Wilderness
Justine D. Shaw

Part III. Managing Invasions in Protected Areas: From Prevention to Restoration

21. Manipulating Alien Plant Species Propagule Pressure as a Prevention Strategy for Protected Areas
Laura A. Meyerson, Petr Pyšek

22. Guidelines for Addressing Invasive Species in Protected Areas
Piero Genovesi, Andrea Monaco

23. Protecting Biodiversity Through Strategic Alien Plant Management: An Approach for Increasing Conservation Outcomes in Protected Areas
Paul O. Downey

24. Overcoming Barriers to the Prevention and Management of Alien Plant Invasions in Protected Areas: A Practical Approach
Mandy Tu, Ramona A. Robison

25. Eradication: Pipe Dream or Real Option?
Daniel Simberloff

26. Biological Control of Invasive Plants in Protected Areas
Roy Driesche, Ted Center

27. Restoration Within Protected Areas: When and How to Intervene to Manage Plant Invasions?
Loralee Larios, Katharine N. Suding

Part IV. Conclusion

28. Invasive Alien Plants in Protected Areas: Threats, Opportunities, and the Way Forward
Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, David M. Richardson, Petr Pyšek, Piero Genovesi

Keywords: Life Sciences, Biodiversity, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Plant Ecology, Nature Conservation, Applied Ecology

Publication year
Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology
Page amount
22 pages
Natural Sciences

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