DOI: 10.1111/eea.12807
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Marianna Szűcs, Elodie Vercken, Ellyn V. Bitume, Ruth A. Hufbauer

Abstract: Novel environmental conditions experienced by introduced species can drive rapid evolution of diverse traits. In turn, rapid evolution, both adaptive and non-adaptive, can influence population size, growth rate, and other important ecological characteristics of populations. In addition, spatial evolutionary processes that arise from a combination of assortative mating between highly dispersive individuals at the expanding edge of populations and altered reproductive rates of those individuals can accelerate e…

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