Invasive Species in Forests and Rangelands of the United States

A Comprehensive Science Synthesis for the United States Forest Sector

by Therese M. Poland, Toral Patel-Weynand, Deborah M. Finch, Chelcy Ford Miniat, Deborah C. Hayes, Vanessa M. Lopez

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Book Description

This open book describes the serious threat of invasive species to native ecosystems. Invasive species have caused and will continue to cause enormous ecological and economic damage with ever increasing world trade. This multi-disciplinary book, written by over 100 national experts, presents the latest research on a wide range of natural science and social science fields that explore the ecology, impacts, and practical tools for management of invasive species. It covers species of all taxonomic groups from insects and pathogens, to plants, vertebrates, and aquatic organisms that impact a diversity of habitats in forests, rangelands and grasslands of the United States. It is well-illustrated, provides summaries of the most important invasive species and issues impacting all regions of the country, and includes a comprehensive primary reference list for each topic. This scientific synthesis provides the cultural, economic, scientific and social context for addressing environmental challenges posed by invasive species and will be a valuable resource for scholars, policy makers, natural resource managers and practitioners.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Invasive Species in Forests and Rangelands of the United States ebook for free in PDF format (23.1 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2021
Pages
483
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030453664
ISBN10
3030453669
ISBN13 Digital
9783030453671
ISBN10 Digital
3030453677
PDF Size
23.1 MB
License
CC BY

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