Could enemy release explain invasion success of Sagittaria platyphylla in Australia and South Africa?
Raelene M Kwong, Jean Louis Sagliocco, Nathan E Harms, Kym L Butler, Grant D Martin, Peter T Green
Aquatic Botany | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2019
Awarded by Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
We are grateful to the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (Project No. PJR-007053), Murrumbidgee Irrigation Ltd and the Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (formerly Department of Environment and Primary Industries) (Australia) for project funding. In the USA we thank Brian Keener from the University of West Alabama Herbarium and staff from the U.S Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Texas Parks and Wildlife and Tennessee State Government for assistance with research permits and in locating field sites. We appreciate the efforts of Megan Relf, Rebecca Grant and Troy Gallus and Sue Darby for field and laboratory assistance in Australia. We thank Alan Yen and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments and suggestions regarding the manuscript.