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Mena, Carlos F.

Understanding Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands

Mena, Carlos F. - Understanding Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. From the Molecular

1. A Preliminary Assessment of the Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Guava, Psidium guajava, in San Cristobal
María de Lourdes Torres, Bernardo Gutiérrez

2. Genetic Consequences of Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands
Jaime A. Chaves

Part II. To the Ecosystem

3. Interactions Among Exotics: Guava and Its Associated Fauna in the Highlands of San Cristobal
Stella de la Torre, Isabel Villarruel, Anais Córdova-Páez, Ximena Herrera-Alvarez

4. A Study Contrasting Two Congener Plant Species: Psidium guajava (Introduced Guava) and P. galapageium (Galapagos Guava) in the Galapagos Islands
Hugo Valdebenito

5. Quinine Tree Invasion and Control in Galapagos: A Case Study
Heinke Jäger

6. Allelopathic Impacts of the Invasive Tree Cedrela odorata L. (Meliaceae, Sapindales = Magnoliidae) in the Galapagos Flora
Gonzalo Rivas-Torres, María Gloria Rivas

7. The Hitchhiker Wave: Non-native Small Terrestrial Vertebrates in the Galapagos
Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia

Part III. To the Landscape

8. Multi-scale Remote Sensing of Introduced and Invasive Species: An Overview of Approaches and Perspectives
Stephen J. Walsh

9. Remote Sensing of Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands: Comparison of Pixel-Based, Principal Component, and Object-Oriented Image Classification Approaches
Carolina Sampedro, Carlos F. Mena

10. Stakeholder Perceptions of Invasive Species and Participatory Remote Sensing in the Galapagos Islands
Laura Brewington

11. A Conceptual Framework for the Management of a Highly Valued Invasive Tree in the Galapagos Islands
Gonzalo Rivas-Torres, Damian C. Adams

Keywords: Environment, Nature Conservation, Environmental Geography, Biodiversity, Conservation Biology/Ecology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands
Page amount
27 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319671772
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-67176-5

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