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Brook, S., et al., Can land crabs be used as a rapid ecosystem evaluation tool? A test using distribution..., Acta Oecolo. (2009), doi:10.1016/j.actao.2009.07.001
Küffer, C., Klingler, G., Zirfass, K., Schumacher, E., Edwards, P.J., Güsewell, S.  (2008)  Invasive trees show only weak potential to impact nutrient dynamics in phosphorus-poor tropical forests in the Seychelles.  Functional Ecology, 22, 359–366.
Küffer, C., Daehler, C, Torres-Santana, C W, Lavergne, C, Meyer, J-Y, Otto, R, Silva, L  (2010)  A global comparison of plant invasions on oceanic islands.  Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2009.06.002.
Kueffer, C., et al. Managing successional trajectories in alien-dominated, novel ecosystems by facilitating seedling regeneration: A case study. Biol. Conserv. (2010), doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2010.04.031
Küffer, C.  (2010)  Reduced risk for positive soil-feedback on seedling regeneration by invasive trees on a very nutrient-poor soil in Seychelles.  Biological Invasions 12, 97-102. a

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