Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

The species biology of bamboos. 44th Symposium of the Society for Study of Species Biology, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, December 2012.

Abstract

The 44th Symposium of the Society for Study of Species Biology, entitled 'The Species Biology of Bamboos', was held in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, in December 2012 in conjunction with the Bamboo and Landscape Network, and Drs Shigeo Suzuki and Hiroto Kawai. This special issue with three papers is the outcome of this symposium, which covered multidisciplinary presentations and discussions, especially on recent bamboo biology and impacts of invasion on ecosystem structure and functions.