Management of invasive Phragmites australis in the Adirondacks: a cautionary tale about prospects of eradication

Brendan Quirion, Zachary. Simek, Andrea Dávalos, Bernd Blossey Biological Invasions DOI: 10.1007/s10530-017-1513-2 | Published online: 17 July 2017 Abstract Invasive plant management (largely mechanical and chemical) consumes an ever-increasing portion of budgets for... Continue Reading

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The response of Phragmites to fluctuating subsurface water levels in constructed stormwater management systems

Hans Martin Hanslin, Trond Maehlum, Arne Saebo Ecological Engineering DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.06.019 | Published online: 14 July 2017 Abstract Area-efficient constructed systems for stormwater management and bioretention may involve large... Continue Reading

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Claviceps arundinis identification and its role in the die-back syndrome of Phragmites australispopulations in central Italy

M. Cerri, L. Reale, C. Moretti, R. Buonaurio, A. Coppi, V. Ferri et al. Plant Biosystems DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2017.1347111 | Published online: 13 July 2017 Abstract Common reed Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud. is one of the most widely... Continue Reading

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Can nutrient enrichment influence the invasion of Phragmites australis?

Uddin and Robinson 2017. Can nutrient enrichment influence the invasion of Phragmites australis? Science of the Total Environment, forthcoming issue.  Abstract Plant invasion and nutrient enrichment because of anthropogenic landscape modifications seriously threaten... Continue Reading

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The Impacts of Above- and Belowground Plant Input on Soil Microbiota: Invasive Spartina alterniflora Versus Native Phragmites australis

Zhang, P., Neher, D.A., Li, B. et al. Ecosystems (2017). doi:10.1007/s10021-017-0162-8 Pei Zhang Deborah A. Neher Bo Li Jihua Wu Invasive plants affect soil food webs through various resource inputs including shoot litter, root litter and living root input. The net... Continue Reading

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Disease protection and allelopathic interactions of seed-transmitted endophytic pseudomonads of invasive reed grass (Phragmites australis)

James F. White Kathryn I. Kingsley Kurt P. Kowalski Ivelisse Irizarry April Micci Marcos A. Soares Marshall S. Bergen Plant and Soil (forthcoming issue) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-016-3169-6 | Published online January 7, 2017 Abstract Background and aims... Continue Reading

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Enhancement of surface flow constructed wetlands performance at low temperature through seasonal plant collocation

Available online Nov 4, 2016 Jian Zhanga, , , Haimeng Suna, Wengang Wangb, Zhen Hua, Xiaole Yina, Huu Hao Ngoc, Wenshan Guoc, Jinlin Fand Abstract In the present study, a novel seasonal plant collocation system (SPCS), specificially the Potamogeton crispus and... Continue Reading

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Methanogenic activity of accumulated solids and gas emissions from planted and unplanted shallow horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands

Ecological Engineering Available online Nov 3, 2016 T. Carballeiraa, b, I. Ruizb, M. Sotob, Abstract Anaerobic processes play an important role in horizontal subsurface flow (HSSF) constructed wetlands (CW) and methane generation contributes to overall greenhouse gas... Continue Reading

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Emissions of Biogenic Sulfur Gases (H2S, COS) from Phragmites australis Coastal Marsh in the Yellow River Estuary of China

Chinese Geographical Science 2016. Vol 26 (6), pp. 770-778.  LI Xinhua1 , ZHU Zhenlin1 , YANG Liping1 , SUN Zhigao2, Abstract Emissions of biogenic sulfur gases (hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbonyl sulfide (COS)) from Phragmites australis coastal marsh in the Yellow... Continue Reading

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