Ecosystems are finely balanced environments. The introduction of 'invader' plant species can be disastrous for biodiversity.
- Protecting diverse delicate habitats from invading species is difficult.
- Invading species, once established, are often impossible to eradicate.
- They can spread at an alarming rate and outcompete native species.
- However, maize is an example of a positive invading species.
Ecosystems are complex environments built upon a series of intricate relationships between animals and plants.
When this balance is disrupted by the introduction of foreign plant species, the result can be a dramatic decline in biodiversity.
An invader plant is a plant that has been introduced into an environment where it didn't ...
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