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The ecology and management of biological invasions in southern Africa : proceedings of the National Synthesis Symposium on the Ecology of Biological Invasions

Author: I A W Macdonald; F J Kruger; Antony A Ferrar
Publisher: Cape Town ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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National Synthesis Symposium on the Ecology of Biological Invasions (1985 : Stellenbosch, South Africa)
Ecology and management of biological invasions in southern Africa.
Cape Town ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)903886340
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I A W Macdonald; F J Kruger; Antony A Ferrar
ISBN: 0195704177 9780195704174
OCLC Number: 17461605
Notes: Held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, Nov. 27-29, 1985.
Description: xvi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Human settlement in South Africa and archaeological evidence for alien plants and animals / Janette Deacon (18 p.). --
History of introduction of invasive alien plants to southern Africa / M.J Wells (16 p.). --
Case study of some woody plant introductions to the Cape Town area / G.L Shaughnessy (10 p.). --
Faunal invasions of aquatic ecosystems in southern Africa, with suggestions for their management / M.N Bruton (16 p.). --
Alien and translocated terrestrial vertebrates in South Africa / R.K Brooke (14 p.). --
Alien species in terrestrial ecosystems of the fynbos biome / I.A.W Macdonald (16 p.). Invasive alien organisms in the Namib Desert, Upper Karoo and the arid and semi-arid savannas of western southern Africa / C.J Brown (16 p.). --
Alien plant invasions in the grassland and savanna biomes / L Henderson (10 p.). --
Alien invasions in indigenous evergreen forest / C.J Geldenhuys (14 p.). --
Alien plants and animals on South African continental and oceanic islands : species richness, ecological impacts and management / J Cooper (12 p.). --
Processes of invasion by alien plants / F.J Kruger (12 p.). --
Seed biology of invasive alien plants in South Africa and Namibia / S.J Dean (14 p.). --
Photosynthesis and carbon allocation in invasive plants of South African biomes / B.H Whiting (10 p.). Comparative analysis of fleshy fruit displays in alien and indigenous plants / R.S Knight (8 p.). --
Standing crops, growth rates and resource use efficiency in alien plant invaded ecosystems / M.C Rutherford (12 p.). --
Life history styles of invasive fishes in southern Africa / M.N Bruton (8 p.). --
Differential invasion of southern Africa's biomes and ecosystems by alien plants and animals / I.A.W Macdonald (20 p.). --
Impacts of alien organismsm on terrestrial communities with emphasis on communities on the southwestern Cape / G.J Breytenbach (10 p.). --
Impact of woody aliens on ecosystems / D.B Versfeld (8 p.). --
Ecological impacts and economic consequences of alien invasive organisms in southern African aquatic ecosystems / P.J Ashton (14 p.). --
Potential of incest herbivores for biological control of invasive plants in South Africa / V.C Moran (8 p.). --
Costs and benefits of the Australian blackwood acacis melanoxylon in South African forestry / C.J Geldenhuys (10 p.). --
Importance of seed-attacking agents in the biological control of invasive alien plants / S Neser (10 p.). --
Integrated control of invasive alien weeds / R.L Kluge (10 p.). --
Insect herbivores as determinants of the present distribution and abundance of invasive cacti in South Africa / H.G Zimmermann (6 p.).
Responsibility: edited by I.A.W. Macdonald, F.J. Kruger, A.A. Ferrar.
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