Can a potentially invasive plant bring a positive influence to a region?

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 11:00 in Biology & Nature

Could invasive species be beneficial for a region? Scientists have attempted to answer this question in Fiji by studying the influence of the invasive creeping daisy Sphagneticola trilobata on the feeding activity of a solitary bee. The study shows how contrary to expectations the invasive plant could potentially turn out to be important to crop pollination and biodiversity of the region.

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