Editorial: Exotic Species in Forest Stands of the Canary Islands

Jose Ramon Arevalo Sierra
2010 Open Forest Science Journal  
Invasibility by exotic plants of oceanic islands has proven to be higher compared to continental grounds. On oceanic islands, many introduced species show a limited distribution, whereas others have colonized wide areas and are pervasive, threaten to take over the remnants of native vegetation. Factors for such island susceptibility include relative species poverty, disharmony, isolation, small scale, vacant niches and exaggeration of ecological release.
doi:10.2174/1874398600902020059 fatcat:ylbxcpvnsvfmfg4at27houahoq