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Timber transported to Antarctica : a potential and undesirable carrier for alien fungi and insects

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Timber transported to Antarctica : a potential and undesirable carrier for alien fungi and insects

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dc.contributor.author Osyczka, Piotr [SAP11018134] pl
dc.contributor.author Mleczko, Piotr [SAP11015812] pl
dc.contributor.author Karasiński, Dariusz pl
dc.contributor.author Chlebicki, Andrzej pl
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-08T09:50:04Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-08T09:50:04Z
dc.date.issued 2012 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1387-3547 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/29407
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Udzielam licencji. Uznanie autorstwa - Użycie niekomercyjne 4.0 Międzynarodowa *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/pl/legalcode *
dc.title Timber transported to Antarctica : a potential and undesirable carrier for alien fungi and insects pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 15-20 pl
dc.abstract.en Antarctica's severe climate and its geographical isolation are the factors that hinder the arrival of non-native species by natural means. However, the movement of people and cargo associated with national scientific programs and tourism render Antarctica much more accessible to exotic organisms. Both the transport routes and carriers are varied. The wide range of uses to which timber is put means that it is readily freighted to Antarctic stations. However, it can harbor numerous alien organisms. All the timber materials transported to the "Arctowski" station for the 32nd Polish Antarctic Expedition in the 2007/2008 season were scanned as a potential vector for alien species. This study focuses on the non-lichenized fungi and insects which were found on the timber. Four species of perithecia-forming Ascomycota, five species of corticioid and polyporoid Basidiomycota, four unidentified basidiomycetes taxa in form of sterile mycelia, and two insects belonging to Cerambycidae, were detected. Most of these "hitch-hikers" were connected with the untreated parts of the timber. Their enduring survival in harsh Antarctic conditions is regarded as highly improbable. Nevertheless, some ascocarps frequently contained vital spores, and live insect larvae and imago were found in hibernation. The results also emphasize that such organisms can be accidentally transported to Antarctica and that the elementary rules for the eventual safe transport of non-infected goods should be obeyed and respected. pl
dc.subject.en non-native pl
dc.subject.en human impact pl
dc.subject.en cargo pl
dc.subject.en wood pl
dc.subject.en removal pl
dc.subject.en Antarctic conservation pl
dc.description.volume 14 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s10530-011-9991-0 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1573-1464 pl
dc.title.journal Biological Invasions pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi : Instytut Botaniki pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC; inne; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / P pl
.pointsMNiSW [2012 A]: 35


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