International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
June 2020 issue of Management of Biological Invasions is online!

From horizon scanning to trapping and roadkill records this issue provides practical guidance for local, regional and national authorities when planning invasive species management.

 Horizon scan in Ireland identified top 40 invasive species likely to arrive and spread in the next ten years (read also our press release).

 How do you dispose of invasive plant waste in your garden? Study finds that drying, composting and mulching are more effective than storage in a plastic bag.

 A fruitful academic discussion on the comparison of risk screening approaches: do they support decision-making or are we comparing apples to oranges?

 Trapping and roadkill records from local municipalities informs strategic management of raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Tokachi, Japan.

 Hydrobiological surveying in the fifth largest river in Europe identified a Ponto-Caspian Invasion Corridor that connects all three marine basins in the region.

 Two studies successfully tested novel eDNA detection methods using marine invasive species in Canada and quagga and zebra mussels in the UK.

 New insights from studies on behavioral control methods for invasive red swamp (Procambarus clarkii) and rusty crayfish (Faxonius rusticus) using carbon dioxide - and common carp (Cyprinus carpio) using acoustic and stroboscopic stimuli.

 Genetic research shows that manipulation of the insulin-like androgenic gland hormone might pave the way for the production of monosex populations for invasive red swamp (Procambarus clarkii).

 Please visit our website and download Volume 11 Issue 2 of Management of Biological Invasions it's Open Access!


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