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Author Rai, Prabhat Kumar.

Title Plant invasion ecology : impacts and sustainable management / Prabhat Kumar Rai.

Publication Info. Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Environmental Research Advances
Environmental research advances series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to Invasion Ecology -- Causes of Invasion -- Invasion in Different Ecosystems -- Global Problems of Invasion : Continent-Wise Impact -- Impacts of Invasion -- Diversity-Stability-Invasibility Dispute -- Ecological Attributes and Strategies of Invasion -- Interelationship of Invasion with Climate Change -- Management Options for Invasive Species -- Discussions and Future Prospects.
Summary Exotic invasive plant species pose a serious threat to native biodiversity. Invasive plants transmogrify the landscape ecology in a highly complex manner leading to a sort of ecological explosion. Global terrestrials as well as aquatic ecosystems are invaded by various invasive plant species. Invasive species are alien species whose introduction and spread threatens ecosystems, habitats or species with socio-cultural, economic and/or environmental harm, and also poses a risk to human health. The present book aims to provide a critical review on the mechanisms, impact and management of invasive.
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Subject Plant invasions.
Invasive plants -- Ecology.
Invasive plants -- Control.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Rai, Prabhat Kumar. Plant invasion ecology 9781629481111 (DLC) 2013034671 (OCoLC)857215000
ISBN 9781629481401 (electronic bk.)
1629481408 (electronic bk.)