Reproductive biology of Australian acacias: important mediator of invasiveness?
Michelle R Gibson, David M Richardson, Elizabete Marchante, Helia Marchante, James G Rodger, Graham N Stone, Margaret Byrne, Andres Fuentes-Ramirez, Nicholas George, Carla Harris, Steven D Johnson, Johannes J Le Roux, Joseph T Miller, Daniel J Murphy, Anton Pauw, Matthew N Prescott, Elizabeth M Wandrag, John RU Wilson
Diversity and Distributions | WILEY | Published : 2011
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We acknowledge financial support from the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology and the Working for Water programme through their collaborative project on 'Research for Integrated Management of Invasive Alien Species', Stellenbosch University and the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust. We thank Peter Bernhardt for providing information and references on Acacia pollination and Rod Griffin and Stephen Midgley for information on features that distinguish invasive from non-invasive Australian acacias. Graciela Valencia kindly shared information on A. dealbata in Chile and Hay lee Kaplan on A. implexa and A. stricta in South Africa. Rod Griffin and Jane Habbard supplied information on ploidy and breeding systems. E. M. was supported by FCT-MCTES, grant SFRH/BPD/63211/2009 and H. M. by FCT-MCTES, grant SFRH/BD/24987/2005.