• Pre-adaptation or genetic shift after introduction in the invasive species Impatiens glandulifera? 

      Elst, Evelyne M.; Acharya, Kamal Prasad; Dar, Pervaiz A.; Reshi, Zafar A.; Tufto, Jarle; Nijs, Ivan; Graae, Bente Jessen (Journal article, 2016)
      Invasive exotic plants often grow fast, reproduce rapidly and display considerable phenotypic plasticity in their invasive range, which may be essential characteristics for successful invasion. However, it remains unclear ...
    • Urban alien plants in temperate oceanic regions of Europe originate from warmer native ranges 

      Géron, Charly; Lembrechts, Jonas J.; Borgelt, Jan; Lenoir, Jonathan; Hamdi, Rafiq; Mahy, Grégory; Nijs, Ivan; Monty, Arnaud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      When colonizing new areas, alien plant species success can depend strongly on local environmental conditions. Microclimatic barriers might be the reason why some alien plant species thrive in urban areas, while others ...