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- Moulton, Michael P.; Cropper, Wendell P. Jr.; Avery, Michael L.
- Biodiversity and conservation 2011 v.20 no.3 pp. 607
- wild birds; introduced species; wildlife management; New Zealand
- ... Several studies have argued that principal factor in determining the fate of bird introductions is introduction effort. In large part, these studies have emerged from analyses of historical records from a single place--New Zealand. Here we raise two concerns about these conclusions. First, we argue that although many bird species were introduced repeatedly to New Zealand, in many cases the introdu ...
- Espeland, Erin K.; Emam, Taraneh M.
- Biodiversity and conservation 2011 v.20 no.5 pp. 963
- plant ecology; geographical distribution; reproductive traits; plant genetics; habitats; population density
- ... Since 1981, 365 papers have cited a rarity matrix organized along three axes: geographic range (GR) (large vs. small), habitat specificity (HS) (specialist vs. generalist), and local abundance (LA) (dense vs. sparse). In the wider ecology literature, research on the association between plant species distributions and life history traits has mainly focused on a single axis such as GR. However, the ...