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Invasive Species Vectors And Management Strategies by

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Published by Island Press .
Written in English


  • Applied ecology,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Pollution & threats to the environment,
  • Population Biology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Nonindigenous pests,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Science / Zoology,
  • Biological diversity conservat,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Biological invasions,
  • Control

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames Carlton (Editor), Gregory M. Ruiz (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8611853M
ISBN 101559639024
ISBN 109781559639026

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