Invasive species in New Jersey For my final project I have chosen the subject of invasive species in New Jersey. Focus shall be on a plant that plagues my workplace and the surrounding area Japanese Stilt grass (Microstegium vimineum). I work at Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway NJ where this is the most abundant nuisance of an invasive plant. The camp is approximately 36+ acres and you are sure to find it from small patches to entire fields of it. The road through the camp is lined with it on both sides and it grows so quick that we need to mow it just like the yard of a house. The only way to remove this plant without chemicals is to rip it out by hand before it seeds and we do not have enough people to get rid of it. The plant is also abundant in the surrounding fear that they may expand to unbearable levels. References BIBLIOGRAPHY Gray S. J.-S. (2016). Combining participatory modelling and citizen science to support volunteer conservation action. Biological Conservation. Lake E. C.‐G. (2014). (Integrating management techniques to restore sites invaded by mile‐a‐minute weed Persicaria perfoliata. Restoration ecology 22(2) 127-133. Nestory S. (2016). Biological and mechanical control of Japanese stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum). Doctoral dissertation UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE. Swearingen J. &. (July 7 2009). PCA alien plant working group - Japanese Stiltgrass (Microstegium vimineum). Retrieved February 10 2017 from Plant Conservation Alliance’s Alien Plant Working Group . Retrieved from www.nps.gov Tekiela D. R. ( 2015). ystem‐level changes following invasion caused by disruption of functional relationships among plant and soil properties. . Ecosphere . Young H. S. (2017). Introduced Species Disease Ecology and Biodiversity–Disease Relationships. Trends in Ecology & Evolution Young H. S. Parker I. M. Gilbert G. S. Guerra A. S. & Nu. [...]
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