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Lockwood, Julie

Invasion Ecology

Lockwood, Julie - Invasion Ecology, ebook

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This new edition of Invasion Ecology provides a comprehensive and updated introduction to all aspects of biological invasion by non-native species. Highlighting important research findings associated with each stage of invasion, the book provides an overview of the invasion process from transportation patterns and causes of establishment success to ecological impacts, invader management, and post-invasion evolution. The authors have produced new chapters on predicting and preventing invasion, managing and eradicating invasive species, and invasion dynamics in a changing climate.

 

Modern global trade and travel have led to unprecedented movement of non-native species by humans with unforeseen, interesting, and occasionally devastating consequences. Increasing recognition of the problems associated with invasion has led to a rapid growth in research into the dynamics of non-native species and their adverse effects on native biota and human economies. This book provides a synthesis of this fast growing field of research and is an essential text for undergraduate and graduate students in ecology and conservation management.

Keywords: Ecology & Organismal Biology

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2
Page amount
456 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118570821
Printed ISBN
9781444333657

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