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Author: Chris Swann
Last Updated: 09-10-2019 19:40
Bansal, S., Lishawa, S. C., Newman, S., Tangen, B. A., Wilcox, D., Albert, D. 2019. Typha (Cattail) Invasion in North American Wetlands: Biology, Regional Problems, Impacts, Ecosystem Services, and Management. Wetlands. Springer.
Agriculture, Ecosystem, Invasive vegetation, Literature review, Management, Wetlands, Biodiversity, Ecological services
This paper reviews the literature surrounding Typha (cattail), which is a common wetland plant found worldwide. It details the negative ecological impacts to both wetland and agricultural ecosystems while outlining its benefits like bioremediation, biomass provisioning, and its traditional cultural uses.