Montserrat VilÓ. Plant ecologist interested in conservation biology
  • Reynolds C, GS Cumming, M Vilà & AJ Green 2017.
    Birds as key vectors for the dispersal of some alien species – further thoughts. Diversity and Distributions
  • Gilioli G, G Schrader, N Carlsson, E van Donk, C H.A. vanLeeuwen, PR Martín, S Pasquali, M Vilà, S Vos  2017. Environmental risk assessment for invasive alien species: A case study of apple snails affecting ecosystem services in Europe. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 65: 1-11.   PDF
  • Magrach, A., Holzschuh, A., Bartomeus, I., Riedinger, V., Roberts, S.P.M., Rundölf, M., Vujić, A., Wickens, J.B., Wickens, V.J., Bommarco, R., González-Varo, J.P., Potts, S.G., Smith, H.G., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Vilà, M. 2017
    Plant-pollinator networks in semi-natural grasslands are resistant to the loss of pollinators during blooming of mass-flowering crops. Ecography DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02847
  • Pergl J, P Pyšek, S Bacher, F Essl, P Genovesi, CA Harrower, PE Hulme, JM Jeschke, M Kenis, I Kühn, I Perglová, W Rabitsch, A Roques, DB Roy, H E. Roy, M Vilà, M Winter, W Nentwig. 2017.
    Troubling travellers: are ecologically harmful alien species associated with particular introduction pathways? Neobiota 32: 1-20. doi: 10.3897/ neobiota.@@.10199   PDF
  • Doblas-Miranda, E., Alonso, R., Arnan, X, F., Bermejo, V., Brotons, L., de las Heras, J., Estiarte, M., Hódar, J.A., Llorens, P., Lloret, F., López-Serrano, F.R., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Moya, D., Peñuelas, J., Pino, J., Rodrigo, A., Roura-Pascual, N., Valladares, F., Vilà, M., Zamora, R., Retana, J. 2017.
    A review of the combination among global change factors in forests, shrublands and pastures of the Mediterranean Region: Beyond drought effects. Global and Planetary Change 148: 42-54   PDF
  • González-Moreno P, Pino J, Cózar A, García-de-Lomas J, Vilà M. The effects of landscape history and time-lags on plant invasion in Mediterranean coastal habitats. Biological Invasions 19: 549-561. DOI 10.1007/s10530-016-1314-z   PDF
  • Maceda-Veiga A, A Baselga, R Sousa, M Vilà, I Doadrio, A Sostoa. 2017
    Fine-scale determinants of conservation value of river reaches in a hotspot of native and non-native species diversity. Science of the Total Environment 574: 455-466.   PDF
  • Holzschuh A, Dainese M, González-Varo J, Mudri-Stojnić S, Riedinger V, Rundlöf M, Scheper J, Wickens J, Wickens V, Bommarco R, Kleijn D, Potts S, Roberts S, Smith H, Vilà M, Vujić A, Steffan-Dewenter I. 2016
    Mass-flowering crops dilute pollinator abundance in agricultural landscapes across Europe. Ecology Letters 19: 1228-1236.   PDF
  • Roy, HE.; Hesketh, H; Purse, BV.; Eilenberg, J; Santini, A; Scalera, R; Stentiford, GD.; Adriaens, T; Bacela-Spychalska, K; Bass, D; Beckmann, KM.; Bessell, P; Bojko, J; Booy, O; Cardoso, AC; Essl, F; Groom, Q; Harrower, C; Kleespies, R; Martinou, AF.; van Oers, MM.; Peeler, EJ.; Pergl, J; Rabitsch, W; Roques, A; Schaffner, F; Schindler, S; Schmidt, BR.; Schonrogge, K; Smith, J; Solarz, W; Stewart, A; Stroo, A; Tricarico, E; Turvey, KMA.; Vannini, A; Vilà, M; Woodward, S; Wynns, AA; Dunn, Alison M. 2016
    Alien pathogens on the horizon: opportunities for predicting their threat to wildlife. Conservation Letters.   PDF
  • Gonzalez-Varo JP, Ortiz-Sánchez J, Vilà M. 2016.
    Total bee dependence on one flower species despite available congeners of similar flower shape. PlosOne.   PDF
  • Rumlerová Z, Vilà M, Pergl J, Nentwig W, Pyšek P. 2016
    Scoring environmental and socioeconomic impacts of alien plants invasive in Europe.
    Biological Invasions 18: 3697-3711. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1259-2
  • Castro-Dıez, A Pauchard, A Traveset & M Vilà 2016.
    Linking the impacts of plant invasion on community functional structure and ecosystem properties. J Vegetation Science 27; 1233-1242   PDF
  • Hulme PE, Bacher S, Kenis M, Kühn I, Pergl J, Pyšek P, Roques A & Vilà M. 2017
    Blurring alien introduction pathways risks losing the focus on invasive species policy.
    Conservation Letters 10: 265-266.   PDF
  • Nentwig W & Bacher S & Pyšek P & Vilà M & Kumschick S. 2016.  The generic impact scoring system (GISS): a standardized tool to quantify the impacts of alien species.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 188:315. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-016-5321-4   PDF
  • Montero-Castaño A & Vilà M. 2017
    Influence of the honeybee and trait similarity in the effect of a non-native plant on pollination and network rewiring. Functional Ecology 31: 142-152.
  • Montero-Castaño A., FJ Ortiz-Sánchez & M Vilà. 2016
    Mass flowering crops in a patchy agricultural landscape can reduce bee abundance in adjacent shrublands. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 223:22-30.   PDF

  • Gordon DR, SL Flory, D Lieurance, PE Hulme, C Buddenhagen, B Caton, PD Champion, TM Culley, Curt Daehler, F Essl, JE Hill, RP Keller, L Kohl, AL Koop, S Kumschick, DM. Lodge, RN Mack, LA Meyerson, GR Pallipparambil, FD Panetta, R Porter, P Pyšek, LD. Quinn, DM. Richardson, D Simberloff & M Vilà. 2016. Weed risk assessments are an effective component of invasion risk management. Invasive Plant Science and Management 206: 81-83.   PDF
  • Cameron EK, M Vilà & M Cabeza. 2016.
    Global meta-analysis of the impacts of terrestrial invertebrate invaders on species, communities and ecosystems. Global Ecology & Biogeography 25:596-606.   PDF
  • Hawkins CL, S Bacher, F Essl, PE Hulme, JM Jeschke, I Kuhn, S Kumschick, W Nentwig, J Pergl, P Pyšek, W Rabitsch, DM Richardson, M Vilà, JRU Wilson, P Genovesi & TM. Blackburn 2015.
    Framework and Guidelines for Implementing the Proposed IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT). Diversity & Distributions 21: 1360-1363. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12379   PDF
  • Gallardo B., M. Clavero, M. I. Sanchez & M. Vilà. 2016
    Global ecological impacts of invasive species in aquatic ecosystems. Global Change Biology 22:151-163. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13004   PDF
  • Essl F et al. 2015.

    Crossing Frontiers in Tackling Pathways of Biological Invasions. Bioscience 65:769-782.    PDF

  • García de Lomas J, Vilà M. 2015.
    Lists of harmful alien organisms: Are the national regulations adapted to the global world? Biological Invasions 17: 3081-3091. DOI 10.1007/s10530-015-0939-7   PDF
  • Montero-Castaño A, Vilà M. 2015
    Direct and indirect influence of non-native neighbours on pollination and fruit production of a native plant. PlosOne. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0128595   PDF
  • Hulme PE, Pauchard A, Pyšek P, Vilà M et al. 2015
    Challenging the view that invasive non-native plants are not a significant threat to the floristic diversity of Great Britain. PNAS: 112: 2988-2989. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1506517112   PDF
  • Vilà M, P Stoll & Weiner J 1998
    Effects of rosmarinus officinalis neighbours on resprouting of Erica multiflora individuals. Plant Ecology 136: 167-173   PDF
  • Lapiedra O, Sol D, Traveset A, Vilà M. 2015
    Random processes and phylogenetic loss caused by plant invasions. Global Ecology and Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/geb.12310   PDF
  • Kumschick S, Bacher S, Evans T, Marková Z, Pergl J, Pyšek P, Vaes-Petignat S, van der Veer G, Vilà M, Nentwig W. 2015.
    Comparing impacts of alien plants and animals in Europe using a standard scoring system. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 552-561.   PDF
  • Kumschick S, Gaertner M, Vilà M, Essl F, Jeschke JM, Pyšek P, Ricciardi A, Bacher S, Blackburn TM, Dick JTA, Evans T, Hulme PE, Ingolf Kühn, Mrugała A, Pergl J, Rabitsch W, Richardson DM, Sendek A, Winter M. 2015. Ecological impacts of alien species: quantification, scope, caveats and recommendations. Bioscience 1:55-63.  Doi:10.1093/biosci/biu193   PDF

  • Carrillo-Gavilán A , Moreira X, Zas R, González-Voyer A, Vilà M & Sampedro L. 2015
    Phylogenetic and biogeographical patterns in defensive strategies and quantitative allocation to chemical defences in Palaearctic and Nearctic pine trees.
    Journal of Biogeography 42: 684-693. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12444   PDF
  • González-Moreno P, Diez JM, Richardson DM, Vilà M. 2015.
    Beyond climate: disturbance niche shifts in invasive species. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 360-370.
    DOI: 10.1111/geb.12271   PDF
  • Genovesi P, Carboneras C, Vilà M, Walton P. 2015.
    EU adopts innovative legislation on invasive species: a step towards a global response to biological invasions? Biological Invasions 17: 1307-1311. DOI 10.1007/s10530-014-0817-8   PDF
  • Vilà M, RP Rohr, JL Espinar, PP Hulme, J Pergl, U Schaffner, J Le Roux y P Pyšek. 2015.
    Explaining the variation in impacts of non-native plants on local-scale species richness: the role of phylogenetic relatedness. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 139-146   PDF
  • Espinar JL, R Díaz-Delgado, MA Bravo-Utrera, M Vilà. 2015
    Linking Azolla filiculoides invasion to increased winter temperatures in the Doñana marsland (SW Spain).
    Aquatic Invasions 10:17-24   PDF
  • Carvalheiro LG, JC Biesmeijer, G Benadi, J Fründ, M Stang, I Bartomeus, CN Kaiser-Bunbury, M Baude, SIF Gomes, V Merckx, KCR Baldock, ATD Bennett, R Boada, R Bommarco, R Cartar, N Chacoff, J Dänhardt, LV Dicks, CF Dormann, J Ekroos, KSE Henson, A Holzschuh, RR Junker, M Lopezaraiza-Mikel, J Memmott, A Montero-Castaño, IL Nelson, T Petanidou, EF Power, M Rundlöf, HG Smith, JC Stout, K Temitope, T Tscharntke, T Tscheulin, M Vilà, WE Kunin. 2014.
    The potential for indirect effects between co-flowering plants via shared pollinators depends on resource abundance, accessibility and relatedness.
    Ecology Letters. doi: 10.1111/ele.12342   PDF
  • Blackburn TM, F Essl, T Evans, PE Hulme, JM Jeschke, I Kühn, S Kumschick, Z Marková, A Mrugała, W Nentwig, J Pergl, P Pyšek, W Rabitsch, A Ricciardi, DM Richardson, A Sendek, M Vilà, JRU Wilson, M Winter, P Genovesi, S Bacher. 2014.
    A unified classification of alien species based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts.
    Plos Biology 12: 1-11. e1001850   PDF
  • Hulme P.E., P. Pyšek, J. Pergl, V. Jarošík, U Schaffner, M. Vilà. 2014.
    Greater focus needed on plant invasion impacts in protected areas.
    Conservation Letters 7: 459-466. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12061
  • Hulme P.E., P. Pyšek, J. Pergl, U. Schaffner & M. Vilà. 2014.
    Pragmatism required to assess impacts of invasive plants.
    Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11: 153-154.   PDF
  • González-Moreno P., J.D. Diez, I. Ibáñez, X. Font & M. Vilà. 2014.
    Plant invasions are context-dependent: multiscale effects of climate, human activity and habitat.
    Diversity & Distributions 20: 720-731(DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12206)   PDF
  • Montero-Castaño A, M Vilà & FJ Ortiz-Sánchez. 2014
    Pollination ecology of a plant in its native and introduced areas.
    Acta Oecologica 56: 1-9   PDF
  • Sol D, O Lapiedra & M Vilà. 2014.
    Do close relatives make bad neighbors?
    PNAS   PDF
  • Carboneras C, P Watson y M Vilà. 2013
    Capping progress on invasive species? Science 342: 930-931.   PDF
  • Vilà M. 2013
    36 responses on invasive species. Science 342: 424   PDF
  • Leung B., N. Roura-Pascual, S. Bacher, J. Heikkilä, Ll. Brotons , M.A. Burgman, K. Dehnen-Schmutz, F. Essl, P.E. Hulme, D.M. Richardson, D. Sol y M. Vilà.
    Addressing a critique of the TEASI framework for invasive species risk assessment. Ecology Letters. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12172   PDF
  • Hulme P.E., P. Pyšek, J. Pergl, V. Jarošík, U Schaffner y M. Vilà.
    Greater focus needed on plant invasion impacts in protected areas. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12061   PDF
  • González-Varo J.P. J.C. Biesmeijer, R. Bommarco, S.G. Potts, O. Schweiger, H.G. Smith, I. Steffan-Dewenter, H. Szentgyörgyi, M. Woyciechowski y M. Vilà. 2013.
    Combined effects of global change pressures on animal-mediated pollination.
    Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 524-530. DOI.10.1016/j.tree.2013.05.008.   PDF
  • González-Moreno P., J. Pino, D. Carreras, C. Basnou, I. Fernández-Rebollar y M. Vilà. 2013.
    Quantifying the landscape influence on plant invasions in Mediterranean coastal hábitats. Landscape Ecology 28: 891-903. DOI 10.1007/s10980-013-9857-1   PDF
  • Arianoutsou M. y M. Vilà. 2012. Fire and invasive plant especies in the Mediterranean Basin. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 58 (special volume in memory of Zeev Naveh): 195–203.   PDF
  • Vilà M, A Carrillo-Gavilán, J Vayreda, H Bugmann, J Fridman, W Grodzki, J Haase, G Kunstler, M Schelhaas y A Trasobares. 2013.
    Disentangling biodiversity and climatic determinants of wood production.
    PlosOne 8: e53530.   PDF
  • Hulme P.E., P. Pyšek, V. Jarošík, J. Pergl, U Schaffner y M. Vilà. 2013.
    Bias and error in understanding plant invasion impacts.
    Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 212-218. DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2012.10.010   PDF
  • Leung B., N. Roura-Pascual, S. Bacher, J. Heikkilä, Ll. Brotons , M.A. Burgman, K. Dehnen-Schmutz, F. Essl, P.E. Hulme, D.M. Richardson, D. Sol y M. Vilà. 2012
    TEASIng apart alien species risk assessments: a framework for best practices.
    Ecology Letters 15: 1475-1493   PDF
  • Simberloff, D, J-L. Martin, P. Genovesi, V.Maris, D.A. Wardle, J. Aronson, F. Courchamp, B. Galil, E. García-Berthou, , M. Pascal, P. Pyšek, R. Sousa, E. Tabacchi y M. Vilà. 2013
    Impacts of biological invasions - what’s what and the way forward.
    Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 58-66. DOI 10.1016/j.tree.2012.07.013   PDF
  • González-Moreno P., J. Pino, N. Gassó y M. Vilà. 2013
    Landscape context modulates plant invasion in Mediterranean forest edges.
    Biological Invasions 15-4-2010. DOI 10.1007/s10530-012-0306-x
  • Thuiller W., N. Gassó, J. Pino y M. Vilà. 2012.
    Ecological niche and species traits: key drivers of regional plant invader assemblages. Biological Invasions. DOI 10.1007/s10530-012-0206-0.   PDF
  • Montero-Castaño A. y M. Vilà 2012.
    Impact of landscape alteration and invasions on pollinators: A meta-analysis. Journal of Ecology 100: 884-893. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2012.01968.x   PDF
  • Pyšek, V. Jarošík, P. Hulme, J. Pergl, M. Hejda, U. Schaffner y M. Vilà M. 2012
    A global assessment of invasive plant impacts on resident species, communities and ecosystems: the interaction of impact measures, invading species’ traits and environment.
    Global Change Biology 18: 1725-1737 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02636.x   PDF
  • Gassó N., J. Pino, X. Font y M. Vilà. 2012
    Regional context affects native and alien plant species richness across habitat types.
    Applied Vegetation Science 15: 4-13.   PDF
  • Chytrý M, J Wild, P Pyšek, V Jarošik, N Dendoncker, I Reginster, J Pino, LC. Maskell, M Vilà, J Pergl, I Kühn, JH Spangenberg y J Settele. 2012
    Projecting trends in plant invasions in Europe under different scenarios of future land-use change. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 75-87.    PDF
  • Carrillo-Gavilán A., J.M. Espelta y M. Vilà 2012
    Establishment constraints of an alien and a native conifer in different habitats
    Biological Invasions 14: 1279-1289. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-011-0155-z   PDF
  • Carrillo-Gavilán A, X Moreira, R Zas, M Vilà & L Sampedro. 2012
    Early resistance of alien and native pines against two native generalist insect herbivores: no support for the natural enemy hypothesis.
    Functional Ecology 26: 283-295. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01931.x   PDF
  • Simberloff D. 2011. Non-natives: 141 scientists object (see Nature 475: 36.   PDF
  • Vilà M  & P Hulme. 2011
    Jurassic Park: No thanks. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 26:496-497. DOI:10.1016/j.tree.2011.06.010.   PDF
  • Vilà M, J Espinar, M Hejda, P Hulme, V Jarošik, J Maron, J Pergl, U Schaffner, Y Sun & P Pyšek. 2011
    Ecological impacts of invasive alien plants: a meta-analysis of their effects on species, communities and ecosystems. Ecology Letters 14: 702-708. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01628.x   PDF
  • Essl F, S Dullinger, W Rabitsch, PE Hulme, K Hülber, V Jarošik, I Kleinbauer, F Krausmann, I Kühn, W Nentwig, M Vilà, P Genovesi, F Gerardi, M-L Desprez-Loustau, A Roques & P Pyšek. 2011
    Socioeconomic legacy yields na invasion dept. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108: 203-207.   PDF
  • Potts SG, JC Biesmeijer, R Bommarco, A Felicioli, M Fischer, P Jokinen, D Kleijn, A-M Klein, WE Kunin, P Neumann, LD Penev, T Petanidou, P Rasmont, SPM Roberts, HG Smith, PB Sørensen, I Steffan-Dewenter, BE Vaissière17, M Vilà, A Vujic, M Woyciechowski, M Zobel, J Settele & O Schweiger. 2011
    Developing European conservation and mitigation tools for pollination services: approaches of the STEP (Status and Trends of European Pollinators) project. Journal of Apicultural Research 50: 152-164.   PDF
  • Vilà M & I Ibáñez. 2011
    Plant invasions in the landscape. Landscape Ecology 26: 461-472   PDF
  • Andreu J, E. Manzano-Piedras, I Bartomeus, E Dana & M Vilà. 2010
    Vegetation response after removal of the invasive Carpobrotus hybrid complex in Andalucía, Spain. Ecological Restoration 28:440-448.   PDF
  • Padrón B, M Nogales, A Traveset, M Vilà, A Martínez-Abraín, DP Padilla & P Marrero. 2011
    Integration of invasive Opuntia spp. by native and alien seed dispersers in the Mediterranean area and the Canary Islands. Biological Invasions 13: 831-844. DOI 10.1007/s10530-010-9872-y   PDF
  • Affre L, CM Suehs, S Charpentier, M Vilà, G Brundu, P Lambdon, A Traveset & PE Hulme. 2010
    Consistency on the habitat degree of invasion for three invasive plant species across Mediterranean islands. Biological Invasions 37: 1811-1823. DOI 10.1007/s10530-009-9662-6   PDF
  • Arianoutsou M, P Delipetrou, L Celesti-Grapow, C Basnou, I Bazos, Y Kokkoris, C Blasi & M Vilà. 2010
    Do climatically similar countries host similar alien plants? An example from the Mediterranean Europe. Journal of Biogeography 12:2537-2548. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02324.x
  • Pyšek P, V Jarošik, PE Hulme, I Kühn, J Wild, M Arianoutsou, S Bacher, F Chiron, V Didziulis, F Essl, P Genovesi, F Gherardil, M Hejda, S Kark, PW Lambdon, M-L Desprez-Loustau, W Nentwig, J Pergl, K Poboljšaj, W Rabitschj, A Roques, DB Roy, S Shirley, W Solarz, M Vilà & M Winter. 2010
    Disentangling the role of environmental and human pressures on biological invasions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107: 12157-12162. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1002314107.   PDF
  • Vilà M, C Basnou, P Pyšek, M Josefsson, P Genovesi, S Gollasch, W Nentwig, S Olenin, A Roques, D Roy, P Hulme & DAISIE partners. 2010
    How well do we understand the impacts of alien species on ecosystem services? A pan-European cross-taxa assessment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8: 135-144.   PDF
  • Vilà M, J Pino, A Montero & X Font. 2010
    Are island plant communities more invaded than mainland counterparts? Journal of Vegetation Science 21: 438-446.
  • Gassó N, P Pyšek, M Vilà & M Williamson. 2010
    Spreading to a limit: the time required for a neophyte to reach its maximum range. Diversity and Distributions 16: 310-311.   PDF
  • Schweiger O, JC Biesmeijer, R Bommarco, T Hickler, PE Hulme, S Klotz, I Kühn, M Moora, A Nielsen, R Ohlemüller, T Petanidou, SG Potts, P Pyšek, J Stout, MT Sykes, T Tscheulin, M Vilà, G-R Walther, C Westphal, M Winter, M Zobel & J Settele. 2010
    Multiple stressors on biotic interactions: climate change and alien species affect pollination in concert. Biological Reviews 85: 777-795. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2010.00125.x   PDF
  • Pyšek P, S Bacher, M Chytrý, V Jarošík, J Wild, L Celesti-Grapow, N Gassó, M Kenis, PW Lambdon, W Nentwig, J Pergl, A Roques, J Sádlo, W Solarz, M Vilà & PE Hulme. 2010
    Contrasting patterns in the invasions of European terrestrial and freshwater habitats by alien plants, insects and vertebrales. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 319-331.   PDF
  • Gassó N, C Basnou & M Vilà. 2010
    Predicting plant invaders in the Mediterranean through a Weed Risk Assesment System. Biological Invasions 12: 463-476. DOI 10.1007/s10530-009-9451-2   PDF
  • Bartomeus I, M Vilà & I Steffan-Dewenter. 2010
    Combined effects of Impatiens glandulifera invasion and landscape structure on native plant pollination. Journal of Ecology 98: 440-450. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01629.x   PDF
  • Verdaguer D, A Sala & M Vilà. 2010
    Influence of environmental factors and bulb mass on clonal growth and plant fitness of the invasive geophyte Oxalis pes-caprae. Acta Oecologica. 36: 92-99.   PDF
  • Carrillo-Gavilán M.A, H. Lalagüe y M. Vilà. 2009
    Comparing seed removal of 16 pine species differing in invasiveness. Biological Invasions 12: 2233-2242.   PDF
  • Vilà M, I Bartomeus, A Dietzsch, T Petanidou, I Steffan-Dewenter, J Stout & T Tscheulin. 2009
    Invasive plant integration into native plant-pollinator networks across Europe.Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Serie B 276: 3887-3893   PDF
  • Walther G-R., A. Roques, P.E. Hulme, M.T. Sykes, P. Pyšek, I. Kühn,M. Zobel, S. Bacher, Z. Zoltán, Z. Botta-Dukát, H. Bugmann, B. Czúcz,J. Dauber, T. Hickler, V. Jarošík, M. Kenis, S. Klotz, D. Minchin, M. Moora, W. Nentwig, J. Ott, V.E. Panov, B. Reineking, C. Robinet, V. Semenchenko, W. Solarz, W. Thuiller, M. Vilà, K. Vohland y J. Settele. 2009
    Alien species in a warmer world: risks and opportunities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24: 686-693.   PDF
  • Carrillo-Gavilán MA & M Vilà. 2010
    Evidence of pine invasions in Europe. Diversity and Distributions 16: 203-213.   PDF
  • Hulme PE, Pyšek P, Nentwig W & Vilà M. 2009
    Biological invasions: benefits versus risks. Response. Science 324:1015.   PDF
  • Andreu J & M Vilà. 2009
    Risk analysis of potential invasive plants in Spain. Journal for Nature Conservation 18: 34-44. DOI 10.1016/j.jnc.2009.02.002. A   PDF
  • Andreu J, M Vilà M. & PE Hulme. 2009
    An assessment of stakeholder perceptions and management of alien plants in Spain. Environmental Management 43: 1244-1255.   PDF
  • Bartomeus I. & Vilà M. 2009
    Breeding system and pollen limitation of two supergeneralist alien plants invading Mediterranean shrublands. Australian Journal of Ecology 57:109-115.   PDF
  • Vilà M., C. Basnou, P. Pyšek, M. Josefsson, P. Genovesi, S. Gollasch, W. Nentwig, S. Olenin, A. Roques, D. Roy, P. Hulme and DAISIE partners. 2009
    How well do we understand the impacts of alien species on ecosystem services? A pan-European cross-taxa assessment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment; doi: 10.1890/080083   PDF
  • Hulme PE, Pyšek P, Nentwig W & Vilà M. 2009
    Will threat of biological invasions unite the European Union? /Science/ 324, 40-41.   PDF
  • Chytrý M, P Pyšek, J Wild, J Pino, LC Maskell & M Vilà. 2009
    European map of alien plant invasions based on the quantitative assessment across habitats. Diversity and Distribution 15: 98-107.   PDF
  • Gassó N, Sol D, Pino J, Dana ED, Lloret F, Saz-Elorza M., Sobrino E y Vilà M. 2009
    Exploring species attributes and site characteristics to assess plant invasions in Spain. Diversity and Distribution 15: 50-58.   PDF
  • Pino J, M. Vilà, N. álvarez, J. M, Seguí y C. Guerrero. 2009
    Response to land-cover changes in perennial monocotyledon species of contrasting conservation concern. Journal of Applied Vegetation 12:119-130. A.   PDF
  • Bartomeus N, J. Bosch & M Vilà. 2008
    High invasive pollen transfer, yet low deposition on native stigmas in a Carpobrotus-invaded community. Annals of Botany 102: 417-424   PDF
  • Lambdon PW, Pyšek P, Basnou C, Arianoutsou M, Essl F, Hejda M, Jarošik V, Perg J, Winter M, Anastasiu P, Andriopoulos P, Bazos I, Brundu G, Celesti-Grapow L, Chassot P, Delipetrou P, Jogan N, Josefsson M, Kark S, Klotz S, Kokkoris Y, Kühn I, Marchante H, Perglová I, Vilà M, Zikos A, Hulme PE. 2008
    Alien flora of Europe: species diversity, geographical pattern and state of the art of research. Preslia 80: 101-149.   PDF
  • Traveset A, G Brundu , L Carta, I. Mprezetou, P Lambdon, M Manca, F Médail, E Moragues, J Rodríguez-Pérez, Ak-S D. Siamantziouras, C M. Suehs, A Y Troumbis, M Vilà, & P E Hulme. 2008
    Consistent performance of invasive species within and among islands of the Mediterranean basin. Biological Invasions 10: 847-858.   PDF
  • Vilà M., A-S D Siamantziouras, G Brundu, I Camarda, P Lambdon, F Médail, E Moragues, C Suehs, A Traveset, A. Y. Troumbis & P. E. Hulme. 2008
    Widespread resistance of Mediterranean island ecosystems to the establishment of three alien species. Diversity and Distribution 14: 839-851.   PDF
  • Bartomeus N, M Vilà y L. Santamaría. 2008
    Contrasting effects of invasive plants in plant-pollinator networks. Oecologia 155: 761-770.   PDF
  • Sol D., M Vilà & I. Kühn. 2008
    The comparitive analysis of historical alien introductions. Biological Invasions 10:1119-1129.   PDF
  • Hulme PE, Bacher S, Kenis M, Klotz, S, Kühn I, Minchin D, Nentwig W, Olenin S, Panov V, Pergl J, Pyšek P, Roques A, Sol D, Solarz W & Vilà, M. 2008
    Grasping at the routes of biological invasions: a framework for integrating pathways into policy. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 403-414   PDF
  • Chytrý, L.C. Maskel, J. Pino, P. Pyšek, M. Vilà, X. Font & S.M. Smart. 2008
    Habitat invasions by alien plants: a quatitative comparison between Mediterranean, subcontinental and oceanic regions of Europe. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 448-458.   PDF
  • Domènech R. & M. Vilà. 2008
    Response of the invader Cortaderia selloana and two coexisting natives to competition and water stress. Biological Invasions 10: 903-912.   PDF
  • Domènech R. & M. Vilà. 2008
    Cortaderia selloana seed germination under different ecological conditions. Acta Oecologia 33 : 93-96.   PDF
  • Maron J., S. Elmendorf & M. Vilà. 2007
    Contrasting plant physiological adaptation to climate in the native and introduced range of Hypericum perforatum. Evolution 61: 1912-1924.   PDF
  • Doménech R. & M. Vilà. 2007
    Cortaderia selloana invasion across a Mediterranean coastal strip. Acta Oecologia 32: 255-261.   PDF
  • Sala A., D. Verdaguer & M. Vilà. 2007
    Sensitivity of the geophyte Oxalis pes-caprae to nutrient availability and composition. Annals of Botany 99: 637-645.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & I. Gimeno. 2007
    Does invasion by an alien plant species affect the soil seed bank? Journal of Vegetation Science 18: 423-430.   PDF
  • Vilà M., J. Vayreda, Ll. Comas, J.J. Ibañez, T. Mata & B. Obón. 2007
    Species richness and wood production: a positive association in Mediterranean forests. Ecology Letters 10: 241-250.   PDF
  • Vilà M., J. Pino & X. Font. 2007
    Regional analysis of plant invasions across different habitat types. Journal of Vegetation Science 18 : 35-42.   PDF
  • Vilà M., M. & I. Gimeno. 2006
    Potential for higher invasiveness of the alien Oxalis pes-caprae on islands than on the mainland. Plant Ecology 183: 47-53.   PDF
  • Gimeno, I., M. Vilà & P. Hulme. 2006
    Are islands more susceptible to plant invasion than continents? A test using Oxalis pes-caprae in the western Mediterranean. Journal of Biogeography 33: 1559-1565.   PDF
  • Pausas, J., F. Lloret & M. Vilà. 2006
    Simulating the effects of different disturbance regimes on Cortaderia selloana invasion. Biological Conservation 128: 128-135.   PDF
  • Domènech, R., M. Vilà, J. Gesti, I. Serrasolses. 2006
    Neighbourhood association of Cortaderia selloana invasion, soil properties and plant community structure in Mediterranean coastal grasslands. Acta Oecologica 29: 171-177.   PDF
  • Vilà M., I. Bartomeus, I. Gimeno, A. Traveset & E. Moragues. 2006
    Demography of the invasive geophyte Oxalis pes-caprae across a Mediterranean island. Annals of Botany 97: 1055-1062.   PDF
  • Vilà M., M. Tessier, C. M. Suehs, G. Brundu, L. Carta, A. Galanidis, P. Lambdon, M. Manca, F. Médail, E. Moragues, A. Traveset, A. Y. Troumbis & P. E. Hulme. 2006
    Local and regional assessment of the impacts of plant invaders on vegetation structure and soil properties of Mediterranean islands. Journal of Biogeography 33: 853-861.   PDF
  • Hobbs, R.J., S. Arico, J. Aronson, J.S. Baron, P. Bridgewater, V.A. Cramer, P.R. Epstein, J.J. Ewel, C.A. Klink, A.E. Lugo, D. Norton, D. Ojima, D.M. Richardson, E.W. Sanderson, F. Valladares, M. Vilà, R. Zamora & M. Zobel. 2006
    Novel ecosystems: theoretical and management aspects of the new ecological world order. Global Ecology and Biogeography 15: 1-7.   PDF
  • Domènech R. & Vilà M. 2006
    The role of successional stage, vegetation type and soil disturbance on Cortaderia selloana invasion. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 591-598.   PDF
  • Broncano, J., M. Vilà & M. Boada. 2005
    Evidence of Pseudotsuga menziesii naturalization in montane Mediterranean forests. Forest Ecology and Management 211: 257-263.   PDF
  • Grigulis, K., S. Lavorel, I.D. Davies, A. Dossantos, F. Lloret & M. Vilà. 2005
    Landscape positive feedbacks between fire and expansion of a tussock grass in Mediterranean shrublands. Global Change Biology 11: 1042-1053.   PDF
  • Domènech, R., M. Vilà, J. Gesti & J. Pino. 2005
    Historical land-use legacy and Cortaderia selloana invasion in the Mediterranean region. Global Change Biology 11: 1054-1064.   PDF
  • Vilà, M., J. Vayreda, C. Gracia & J. Ibáñez. 2004
    Biodiversity correlates to regional patterns of forest litter pools. Oecologia 139: 641-646.   PDF
  • Maron J., M. Vilà, R. Bommarco, S. Elmendorf & P. Beardsley. 2004
    Rapid evolution of an invasive plant. Ecological Monographs 74: 261-280.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & J. Weiner. 2004
    Are invasive plant species better competitors than native plant species?-Evidence from pair-wise experiments. Oikos: 105: 229-238.   PDF
  • Belmonte J. & M. Vilà. 2004
    Atmospheric invasion of non-native pollen in the Mediterranean region. American Journal of Botany 91: 1243-1250.   PDF
  • Vilà M., M. Williamson & M. Lonsdale. 2004
    Competition experiments in alien weeds with crops: lessons for measuring invasive impact? Biological Invasions 6: 59-69.   PDF
  • Vilà, M., J. Maron & L. Marco. 2004
    Evidence for the enemy release hypothesis in Hypericum perforatum L. Oecologia 142: 474-479.   PDF
  • Maron J., M. Vilà & J. Arnason. 2004
    Loss of enemy resistance among introduced populations of St. John's Word (Hypericum perforatum). Ecology 85: 3243-3253.   PDF
  • Lloret F., J. Pausas & M. Vilà. 2003
    Response of Mediterranean plant species to different fire frequencies in Garraf Natural Park (Catalonia, Spain): field observations and modelling predictions. Plant Ecology 167: 223-235.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & I. Gimeno. 2003
    Seed predation of two alien Opuntia species in Mediterranean communities. Plant Ecology 167: 1-8.   PDF
  • Levine J.M., M. Vilà, C.M. D'Antonio, J.S. Dukes, K. Grigulis & S. Lavorel. 2003
    Mechanisms underlying the impact of exotic plant invasions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 270: 775-781.   PDF
  • Vilà M., J.A. Burriel, J. Pino, J. Chamizo, E. Llach, M. Porterias & M. Vives. 2003
    Association between Opuntia spp. Invasion and changes in land-cover in the Mediterranean region. Global Change Biology 9: 1234-1239.   PDF
  • Lloret F. & M. Vilà. 2003
    Diversity patterns of plant functional types in relation to fire regime and previous land use in Mediterranean woodlands. Journal of Vegetation Science 14: 387-398.   PDF
  • Vilà M., J. Vayreda, C. Gracia & J.J. Ibáñez. 2003
    Does tree diversity increase production in pine forests? Oecologia 135: 299-303.   PDF
  • Vilà M., A. Gómez & J.L. Maron. 2003
    Are alien plants more competitive than their native conspecifics? A test using St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum). Oecologia 137: 211-215. Erratum publicada en el año 2005. Oecologia 145: 175.   PDF
  • Gimeno I. & M. Vilà. 2002
    Recruitment of two Opuntia species invading abandoned olives groves. Acta Oecologica 23: 239-246.   PDF
  • Vilà M., F. Lloret, E. Ogheri & J. Terradas. 2001
    Fire-grass feedback in Mediterranean Basin woodlands. Forest Ecology and Management 147: 3-14.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & J. Pujadas. 2001
    Land-use and socio-economic correlates of plant invasions in European and North African countries. Biological Conservation 100: 397-401.   PDF
  • Maron J. & M. Vilà. 2001
    Do herbivores affect plant invasions? Evidence for the natural enemies and biotic resistance hypotheses. Oikos 95: 361-373.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & F. Lloret. 2000
    Seed dynamics of the mast seedling tussock grass Ampelodesmos mauritanica in Mediterranean shrublands. Journal of Ecology 88: 1-15.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & F. Lloret. 2000
    Woody species tolerance to the expanding perennial tussock-grass Ampelodesmos mauritanica after fire. Journal of Vegetation Science 11: 597-606.   PDF
  • Vilà E Weber & CM D Antonio. 2000
    Conservation implications of invasion by plant hybridization. Biological Invasions 2: 207-217.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & J. Sardans. 1999
    Plant competition in mediterranean-type vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science 10: 281-294.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & C.M. D’Antonio. 1998
    Fruit choice and seed dispersal of invasive vs. Non-invasive morphotypes of Carpobrotus (Aizoaceae) in coastal California. Ecology 79: 1053-1060.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & C.M. D’Antonio. 1998
    Hybrid vigor in Carpobrotus in coastal California: effects of herbivory and water availability on clonal growth. Ecological Aplications 8: 1196-1205.   PDF
  • Vilà M., P. Stoll & J. Weiner. 1988
    Effects of Rosmarinus officinalis neighbors on resprouting Erica multiflora. Plant Ecology 136: 167-173.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & J. Terradas. 1998
    Neighbour effects on Erica multiflora reproductive performance after clipping. Acta Oecologica 19: 139-145.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & C.M. D’Antonio. 1998
    Fitness of invasive Carpobrotus (Aizoaceae) hybrids in coastal California. Ecoscience 5: 191-199.   PDF
  • Vilà M., E. Weber & C.M. D’Antonio. 1998
    Flowering and mating system in hybridizing Carpobrotus (Aizoaceae) in coastal California. Canadian Journal of Botany 76-7: 1165-1169.   PDF
  • Lloret F. & M. Vilà. 1997
    Clearing of vegetation in Mediterranean garrigue: response after a wildfire. Journal of Ecology and Management 93: 227-234.   PDF
  • Vilà M. 1997
    Effects of root competition and shading on resprouting dynamics of Erica multiflora L. Journal of Vegetation Science 8: 71-80.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & F. Lloret. 1996
    Herbivory and neighbour effects on the sprout demography of the shrub Erica multiflora (Ericaceae). Acta Oecologica 17: 127-138.
  • Vilà M. & J. Terradas. 1995
    Sprout recruitment and self-thinning of Erica multiflora in a natural stand after clipping. Oecologia 102: 64-69.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & J. Terradas. 1995
    Effect of competition and disturbance on the resprouting performance of the Mediterranean shrub Erica multiflora. American Journal of Botany 82: 1241-1248.   PDF
  • Vilà M. & J. Terradas. 1995
    Effect of nutrient availability and neighbours on shoot growth, resprouting and flowering of Erica multiflora. Journal of Vegetation Science 6: 411-416.   PDF
  • Vilà M., J. Weiner & J. Terradas. 1994
    Effect of local competition on resprouting of Arbutus unedo after clipping. Journal of Vegetation Science 5: 145-152.   PDF
  • Canadell J. & M. Vilà. 1992
    Variation in tissue concentrations in Quercus ilex L. over a range of different soils. Vegetatio 99-100: 273-282.   PDF
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