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Favorable fragmentation: river reservoirs can impede downstream expansion of riparian weeds

Author(s): S. B. Rood, J. H. Braatne, L. A. Goater

Year: 2010

Journal: Ecological Applications
Volume: 20
Issue: 6
Pages: 1664-1677

Article Topic(s): Invasive species, Water
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Amorpha fruticosa (Indigo bush),

Abstract

Investigates whether dams and reservoirs can impede the downstream spread of riparian weeds. In the study area (Snake River), Amorpha fruticosa is considered an invasive tree. Dams and reservoirs were found to impede the spread of A. fruticosa downstream.

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S. B. Rood, J. H. Braatne, and L. A. Goater. "Favorable fragmentation: river reservoirs can impede downstream expansion of riparian weeds." Ecological Applications 20.6 (2010): 1664-1677.

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ISSN: 1051-0761
DOI: 10.1890/09-0063.1
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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