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Strength of invasive plants

The presence and expansion of some plants outside their original ecosystem could alter the structure of the biological community, according to the conclusions in this thesis. The work describes the competition mechanism between local and “invasive” plants, analyzing their relationship with...

One of the globalization side effects is the arrival of new species from abroad. UAB researchers have studied the effect of two invasive species that reached the archipelago of Madeira. Against what was widely believed, and published, these intruders have not affected significantly the species of indigenous ants.