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Author Myers, Judith H., 1941-

Title Ecology and control of introduced plants / Judith H. Myers, Dawn Bazely.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 313 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Ecology, biodiversity, and conservation
Ecology, biodiversity, and conservation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-300) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Plant weeds: exotic plants in the landscape -- Biological invasions in the context of plant communities -- Predicting invasiveness from life history characteristics -- Population ecology and introduced plants -- Introduced plant diseases -- Biological control of introduced plants -- Modeling invasive plants and their control -- Action against non-indigenous species -- Genetically modified plants and final conclusions.
Summary This book focuses on introduced plant species: where they come from, their impacts on native vegetation and ecosystems and the potential for their control. Aimed at advanced students and land managers, it contains practical explanations, case studies and an introduction to basic techniques for evaluating the impacts of invasive plants.
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Subject Invasive plants.
Invasive plants -- Ecology.
Plant invasions.
Plant conservation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bazely, Dawn, 1960-
Other Form: Print version: Myers, Judith H., 1941- Ecology and control of introduced plants. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521355168 0521357780 (DLC) 2002033351 (OCoLC)50645508
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