“Alien plants and flower visitors disrupt the seasonal dynamics of mutualistic networks” by Arroyo-Correa, Burkle & Emer has just been published in Journal of Ecology. This study provides one of the first empirical reports of alien species shaping the seasonal dynamics of plant–flower visitor networks. Author, Blanca Arroyo-Correa, provides further insight into this research. The…
In our third podcast in the EcoGist series, Gaku Kudo of Hokkaido University in Japan describes his paper on pollination linkage between canopy trees and understorey plants in a cool-temperate forest in Japan. Read the paper in the journal here.
In the next Journal of Ecology podcast I interview Ian Pearse about oaks and selection on flowering time in oaks. Check out the related paper in the journal here. This interview took place at ESA 2012 in Portland, OR. As always let us know what you think in the comments section below or on Twitter @JEcology or @recology_
Ana Montero-Castaño and Montserrat Vilà have a paper in Early View in the Journal titled “Impact of landscape alteration and invasions on pollinators: a meta-analysis“. Read it here. The authors have provided a short synopsis of the paper and an photo of an example fragmented landscape and invasive plant species.