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FR439/FOR370by Basil V. Iannone III, Emily C. Bell, Shannon Carnevale, Jeff E. Hill, Julie McConnell, Martin Main, Stephen F. Enloe, Steven A. Johnson, James P. Cuda, Shirley M. Baker, and Michael AndreuAugust 5, 2021

IN1404/ENY2078Sby Alexandra M. Revynthi, German Vargas, Daniel Carrillo, Dakshina R. Seal, E. Vanessa Vassilaros y Paul E KendraJune 5, 2023

WC186/AEC524 by Nicole M. W. Dodds, Mary Hannah Miller, and Alexa J. LammAugust 8, 2022

FR285/FOR 223 by Benjamin Koubek, Emily Bell, and Chris DemersApril 11, 2022

FR467/FOR396by Natalia Medina-Irizarry, Michael Andreu, and Stephen EnloeJune 15, 2023

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Ecological Invasion

Interspecific competition where native species are competing with nonnative species for resources (e.g., nutrients, space, water, etc.)

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