Current Projects


Eastern Threat Center researchers work with other scientists nationally as well as with a variety of Federal, State, and local government agencies, universities, and non-governmental partners to address forest threats.

Select a title below to learn more about the Eastern Threat Center's current projects and collaborations related to invasive plants. View a staff resource guide to learn more about researchers studying this topic.


Chineseprivetflowers.JPGChinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) impacts on riparian forest structure and function, and improved techniques for its management: 5-year post-treatment evaluation

Invasive species prefer certain habitats

The live plant forest pest invasion pathway: economic impacts and benefits of US live plant imports

Plant traits can often determine invasives potential

Reprinting Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests 

Right: Chinese privet in May - Photo by James H. Miller and Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society,

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