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Insect diversity decreases in gardens with non-native plants

Non-native plants reduce the diversity of insect populations in gardens, even where the non-native plants are closely related to the native plants, new research shows. The goal of this research was to understand how the composition of the plants that homeowners plant in their yards affects herbivore communities.

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Date Of Record Release 2018-09-11 07:42:38
Description Non-native plants reduce the diversity of insect populations in gardens, even where the non-native plants are closely related to the native plants, new research shows. The goal of this research was to understand how the composition of the plants that homeowners plant in their yards affects herbivore communities.
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Keyword Herbivore Communities, Invasive Species, Plant Diversity, Insect Diversity, Ecology
Date Of Record Creation 2018-09-11 07:39:17
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Date Last Modified 2018-09-11 07:42:38
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2018-09-11 07:39:17 (W3C-DTF)

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