Caring for and Healing the Earth

Alien Plants


The effect of alien plant species on native plant richness and community composition in urban mid-age Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) dominated forests in London, Ontario

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    I would like to thank Bonnie Bergsma (City of London), Tim Marchand (Ontario Parks), and Brenda Galigher (Upper Thames River Conservation Authority) for permission to perform vegetative sampling in Londonís ESAs and Komoka Provincial Park. I also would like to thank Dr. Sheila Macfie and Dr. Bob Bailey for agreeing to be on my advisory committee. Further thanks to Dr. Paul Cavers and Dr. Bob Bailey for statistical advice. Thank you to Dr. David Susko for providing reference material. I especially would like to thank Dr. Jane Bowles for her wealth of information and easy-going manner.




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