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Invasion biology

Author: Mark A Davis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford biology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is an up-to-date overview of the field of invasion biology, which includes an overview of the science, the impacts, and management of invasive species, as well as a critical assessment of the field itself. - ;With the exception of climate change, biological invasions have probably received more attention during the past ten years than any other ecological topic. Yet this is the first synthetic, single-authored  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Davis, Mark A., 1950-
Invasion biology.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008046089
(OCoLC)234430671
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Davis
ISBN: 9780191551192 0191551198 1282057804 9781282057807 9786612057809 6612057807
OCLC Number: 320904021
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 244 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
pt. I. The invasion process. Dispersal --
Establishment --
Persistence and spread --
Evolution --
Understanding and predicting invasions: an Integrated Approach --
pt. II. Impacts and management. Impacts of invasions --
Management of invasive species --
pt. III. Reflections. Framing biological invasions --
Researching invasion biology --
Disciplinary challenges --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Oxford biology.
Responsibility: Mark A. Davis.

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This is an up-to-date overview of the field of invasion biology, which includes an overview of the science, the impacts, and management of invasive species, as well as a critical assessment of the  Read more...

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An essential reference for invasion biologists and a useful addition to the library of other ecologists. It is also an excellent starting point for those new to the field. Davis has produced a Read more...

 
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