The mean annual citation rate for publications (27,225) in invasion science published between 1980 and 2020 and registered in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science Core Collections (see methods for screening criteria). Mean annual citation rate was calculated as the sum of citation rates across publications published in a year divided by the number of papers published that year. Outliers for number of authors (N = 1; 642 authors) and number of citations (N = 8; > 1900 citations) were excluded.

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