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Anna Sher has been investigating the ecology of tamarisk trees since 1993 and on two continents. She is a biology professor at the University of Denver, where her lab is currently focused on restoration of riparian ecosystems and plant communities that arise after the removal of Tamarix.
Martin F. Quigley is a plant ecologist and licensed landscape architect. He is the Kurtz Professor of Botany at the University of Denver, where he teaches Conservation Biology, Ethnobotany, Ecology, and Restoration Ecology.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to the Paradox Plant|
|Biology and Range|
|Genetics of Tamarix|
|Measuring Extent and Projections of Tamarix distribution in North America|
|Evapotranspiration by tamarisk in the Colorado River Basin|
|Tamarisk: Ecohydrology of a Successful Plant|
|Water use by Tamarix|
|Tamarix, hydrology and fluvial geomorphology|
|Tamarisk and Salinity: an overview|
|Tamarix from organism to landscape|
|Tamarix as Wildlife Habitat|
|Tamarisk in riparian woodlands: a birds eye view|
|Tamarix as invertebrate habitat|
|Tamarix and soil ecology|
|Fire ecology of Tamarix|
|Tamarix: passenger or driver of ecosystem change?|
|The Human Element|
|Tamarisk Introduction, Naturalization and Control in the United States, 1818-1952|
|The Politics of a Tree: How a species became national policy|
|A Philosophical Framework for Assessing the Value of the Tamarisk|
|The horticulture of Tamarix|
|Tamarix management: Lessons and techniques|
|Tamarisk management at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge|
|Bring on the beetles! The history and impact of tamarisk biological control|
|Riparian restoration in the context of Tamarix control|
|Revegetation After Tamarisk Removal: what grows next?|
|The future of Tamarix|
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