Unexpected results frequently follow the introduction of plants and animals into new regions. The transplanted organism often shows unusual vigor and may become a disturbing factor in the new home where it may not even perform the intended service. Since the introduced form frequently leaves behind its worst enemies or chief competitors it sometimes develops amazingly in the new environment.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Wylie, Robert B.
"Notes on Introduced Plants,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 30(1), 333-336.
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