Alien plant invasion in water systems in Shanghai, China 【Review】

Fenghui Yang, Nobukazu Nakagoshi
Biological invasion is one of the most three critical environmental problems in the world. Biotas in water system are always changing rapidly because of being weak at invasion resistant. In this paper, two typical invasive plant species in water systems in Shanghai was discussed. (1) Eichhornia crassipes, in freshwater system, whose invasion process, invasion mechanism, harm, and control strategies were elucidated; (2) Spartina alterniflora, in estuarine water system, whose transplanting in
more » ... ransplanting in Chongming East Beach of Shanghai causes large controversy, was recognized as a critical invasive species. The current idea for these two plant species and some suggestions on study and control of biological invasion were discussed.
doi:10.15027/14412 fatcat:7t3ljy6cqzbkrjdub6vwio6fkm