Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds by Tim M. Blackburn,Julie L. Lockwood,Phillip Cassey PDF

By Tim M. Blackburn,Julie L. Lockwood,Phillip Cassey

ISBN-10: 0199232547

ISBN-13: 9780199232543

ISBN-10: 0199232555

ISBN-13: 9780199232550

organic invaders signify one of many fundamental threats to the upkeep of world biodiversity, human future health, and the luck of human fiscal agencies. the continued globalization of our society guarantees that the necessity to comprehend the method of organic invasion will purely bring up sooner or later. there's additionally a growing to be reputation that the learn of organic invaders presents a special perception into easy questions in ecology and evolution.

The learn of unique birds has had a very lengthy heritage and has come to symbolize a desirable intersection among the examine of organic invasions, avian conservation biology, and uncomplicated ideas of ecology and evolution. Avian Invasions summarizes and synthesizes this exact ancient checklist and unravels the insights that the research of unique birds brings to all 3 of those learn strands. It comprises chapters at the famous contributions of unique fowl learn to ecological technology, and at the post-establishment evolution of brought chook populations. the result's the main finished photo but of the invasion process.

Avian Invasions is aimed toward expert avian biologists and ornithologists in addition to graduate scholars of avian ecology, evolution and conservation. It additionally appeals to a extra common viewers of invasion ecologists.

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