Biological Invasions (Ecological Studies)

by W. Nentwig

Publisher: Springer

Written in English
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  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Life Sciences - Biological Diversity,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Plants - General,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • ecology,
  • economy,
  • environmental management,
  • global trade,
  • invasion biology,
  • Military - Biological & Chemical Warfare,
  • Biological invasions
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages466
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Open LibraryOL9056740M
ISBN 103540369198
ISBN 109783540369196

Daniel Simberloff is a biologist and ecologist who earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in He is currently Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Tennessee [1] and Editor-in-chief of the journal Biological mater: Harvard University (A.B., ) (Ph.D., ).   Biological Invasions, a Question of Nature and Society. by Robert Barbault,Martine Atramentowicz. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Quae. Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions - Ebook written by João Canning-Clode. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and /5(62). 1. Biological invasions. 2. Biological invasions–Study and teaching–History.. 3. Elton, Charles S. (Charles Sutherland), – I. Richardson, D. M. (David M.), II. Title: 50 years of invasion ecology. QHF54 ’–dc22 A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Size: 5MB.

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Biological Invasions publishes research and synthesis papers on patterns and processes of biological invasions in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine (including brackish) ecosystems. Also of interest are scholarly papers on management and policy issues as they relate to conservation programs and the global amelioration or control of invasions.

Especially for students entering the field of biological invasions this is probably the best book to start with because it both represents a broad introduction to all aspects of invasion and at the same time a unique collection of up-to-date reviews.

Scholars of biological invasions will like this book, too."5/5(1). The book consists of three major parts.

The first two chapters present an introduction to the study of biological invasions, describe data on the nature of such invasions in different plants and animals, and discuss general patterns that result from analyzing the range of variation in the natural worldPrice: $ Biological Invasions deals with both plants and animals, differing from previous books by extending from the species to an ecosystem and global level.

Its 22 chapters cover pathways of biological invasions (e.g. ballast water, waterways), traits of successful invaders Price Range: £ - £ Editors: Nentwig, Wolfgang (Ed.) Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

Biological Invasions book Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. 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 overview of the field since Williamson's book. Written by leading scientists from around the world, Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions addresses all aspects of this subject at a global level—including invasions by animals, plants, fungi, and bacteria—in succinct, alphabetically arranged articles.

Scientifically uncompromising, yet clearly written and free of jargon, the volume encompasses fields of study including biology, demography. There are already many useful books on biological invasions, but this one singles out by being a series of stimulating reviews and essays.

It is original in combining complementary aspects and pointing out new research directions." (Basic and Applied Ecology, ). Biological invasions are one of the most important ecological disturbances that threaten native biodiversity. An expected increase in the rate of species extinction will have major effects on the structure and function of ecosystems worldwide.

The book discusses invasive-species problems in agriculture, forests and aquatic ecosystems, highlighting the invasive mechanisms and management of the selected invasive species. Biological invasion has become a serious global ecological and economic problem that deserves particular attention from both government officials and cturer: Springer.

consequences of animal invasions, “Biological Invasions and Animal Behaviour” represents the first attempt to summarize the major advances in a single book.

The book is a clear demonstration that behavior influences almost all facets of the invasion process. However, a common theme of the book is that general rules are rare. Biological Invasions. Written by a world-respected scientist on the subject of the book, this is an advanced text for students of ecology, population biology and evolution, as well as professional ecologists, conservationists and naturalists.

Special issue on Biological Invasions in Forests prepared by a task force of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Octoberissue 10 Septemberissue 9. The South African experience holds many lessons for other parts of the world, and this book should be of immense value to researchers, students, managers, and policy-makers who deal with biological invasions and ecosystem management and conservation in most other regions.

This new volume on Biological Invasions deals with both plants and animals, differing from previous books by extending from the species to an ecosystem and global level.

Its 22 chapters cover pathways of biological invasions (e.g. ballast water, waterways), traits of successful invaders (: $ Biological invasions are considered to be one of the greatest threats to the integrity of most ecosystems on earth.

This volume explores the current state of marine bioinvasions, which have been growing at an exponential rate over recent decades. Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions • Well-known invasive species such the zebra mussel, chestnut blight, cheatgrass, gypsy moth, • Regions with especially large numbers of introduced species including the Great Lakes, • Conservation, ecological, economic, and.

Charles Elton was the modern founder of the science of biological invasions. He wrote that ‘biological invasions are so frequent nowadays in every continent and island, and even in the oceans.

In the United States, invasions of nonnative plants, animals, or microbes cause major environmental damage. The second edition of Biological Invasions: Economic and Environmental Costs of Alien Plant, Animal, and Microbe Species represents the most current, single-source reference containing scientific and economic information on this timely.

Book description. How does behaviour affect biological invasions. Can it explain why some animals are such successful invaders. With contributions from experts in the field, and covering a broad range of.

Written by leading scientists from around the world, Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions addresses all aspects of this subject at a global level—including invasions by animals, plants, fungi, and bacteria—in succinct, alphabetically arranged articles.

Lebor Gabála Érenn (literally "The Book of the Taking of Ireland"), known in English as The Book of Invasions, is a collection of poems and prose narratives in the Irish language intended to be a history of Ireland and the Irish from the creation of the world to the Middle are a number of versions, the earliest of which was compiled by an anonymous writer in the 11th century.

Buy Biological Invasions (): Theory and Practice: NHBS - Nanako Shigesada and Kohkichi Kawasaki, Oxford University Press. Biological invasions, hereafter referring to the proliferation and impacts of nonnative populations introduced through human activities can briefly be sequenced into a six-step continuum: (1.

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Biological Invasions. likes 22 talking about this. Biological Invasions publishes research and synthesis papers on patterns and processes of biological ers: Following a series of new books on the general topic of invasion biology (or ecology), this timely and important volume edited by Simberloff and Rejmánek represents the most comprehensive and updated information.

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Edited By Ph.D., David Pimentel, Ph.D., David Pimentel. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 June Pub. location Boca Raton.The fungal dimension of biological invasions Marie-Laure Desprez-Loustau1,Ce´cile Robin1, Marc Bue´e2,Re´gis Courtecuisse3, Jean Garbaye2, Fre´de´ric Suffert4,5, Ivan Sache5 and David M.

Rizzo6 1INRA, UMR BIOGECO, Equipe de Pathologie Forestie`re, F Villenave d’Ornon, France 2INRA, UMR IAM, F Champenoux, France 3Universite´ de Lille, Faculte´ de Pharmacie.