From the editor

Each chapter included in this book is peer-reviewed by two or more experts in the field. I am indebted to referees for their constructive comments and suggestions, and extend my sincere appreciation for time and effort the following scientists have spent on evaluating each manuscript. Alpert P, University of Massachusetts, USA Bhowmik PC, University of Massachusetts, USA Buhler, Douglas D, Michigan State University, USA Blackshaw RE, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canada Cadotte MW,...

The ecology of biological invasions past present and future

Cadotte2 and Robert I. Colautti3 1 Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems (CEMDE), School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, India 2 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA 3 Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada The science of invasion ecology has reached a point where we can take stock of its successes and...