Podcast: How species can turn invasive in the same ecosystem

Fruit flies selected for dispersal evolved traits — increased aggression, exploration and activity — which together is more likely to make them more invasive, IISER Pune researchers have found. In response to climate change and habitat destruction, there is an increasing possibility for the evolution of these traits in organisms selected for dispersal. This will lead … Continue reading Podcast: How species can turn invasive in the same ecosystem

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IISER Pune find species can turn invasive in the same ecosystem

IISER researchers have been able to show that fruit flies selected for dispersal for as long as 69 generations have evolved traits — increased aggression, exploration and activity — which together is more likely to make them more invasive. In response to climate change and habitat destruction, there is an increasing possibility for the evolution of these … Continue reading IISER Pune find species can turn invasive in the same ecosystem