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Plant invasions in protected areas : patterns, problems and challenges

Author: Llewellyn C Foxcroft
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2013] ©2013
Series: Invading nature, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first comprehensive global review of all aspects of alien plant invasions in protected areas. It provides insights into advances in invasion ecology emanating from work in protected areas, and the link to locally relevant management support for protected areas. The book provides in-depth case studies, illuminating interesting and insightful knowledge that can be shared across the global protected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Llewellyn C Foxcroft
ISBN: 9789400777507 9400777507 9400777493 9789400777491
OCLC Number: 868922821
Description: 1 online resource (661 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I. Setting the scene : impacts, processes and opportunities --
part II. Regional patterns : mapping the threats from plant invasions in protected areas --
part III. Managing invasions in protected areas : from prevention to restoration --
part IV. Conclusion.
Series Title: Invading nature, v. 7.
Responsibility: Llewellyn C. Foxcroft [and three others], editors.

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