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Plant invaders : the threat to natural ecosystems

Author: Quentin C B Cronk; Janice L Fuller; Unesco.; World Wide Fund for Nature.
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2001.
Series: People and plants conservation manual.
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A practical guide to the protection and management of ecosystems against invasions by non-indigenous plant species. The authors seek to offer an accessible account of the subject and how to protect natural habitats. The majority of countries suffer from invasive plants and there are case studies from North America, Europe, Australia, South and South East Asia and the Pacific and Atlantic islands. There is also a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cronk, Quentin C.B.
Plant invaders.
London : Earthscan, 2001
(OCoLC)623607851
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin C B Cronk; Janice L Fuller; Unesco.; World Wide Fund for Nature.
ISBN: 1853837814 9781853837814
OCLC Number: 45854364
Notes: Published in association with WWWF International and UNESCO.
Description: xiv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of plant invasion --
How invasion occurs --
Action against invasive plants --
Case studies of some important invasive species --
Representative invasive species.
Series Title: People and plants conservation manual.
Responsibility: Quentin C.B. Cronk and Janice L. Fuller.
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A practical guide to the protection and management of ecosystems against invasions by non-indigenous plant species. It offers an account of the subject and how to protect natural habitats. It  Read more...

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