Researchers uncover how invasive plants get a head start after fires

NEW research from The University of Western Australia (UWA) has shed light on why some invasive plants make a better comeback after a fire, outstripping native species in the race for resources.

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New research explains why some invasive plants perform better after bushfires. Image courtesy UWA.

The findings, published this week in ‘Nature Communications', could help to improve revegetation efforts in regions affected by bushfires.