Alien and Invasive Animals: A South African Perspective by Mike Picker,Charles Griffiths

By Mike Picker,Charles Griffiths

whereas alien vegetation were good publicised, this is often the 1st booklet to be released on alien animals of Africa. It describes the heritage of every invasion, and the ecological and financial affects in South Africa; and it discusses the influence of brought biocontrol brokers (usually insects), that are additionally alien species published intentionally to regulate challenge vegetation. Key positive factors are:
• every one workforce of animals is roofed in a separate bankruptcy written by way of a expert within the box
• color pictures of every species
• Maps for every species’ local and brought diversity, and an in depth map of its unfold in South Africa
• textual content covers identity and biology, distribution, affects and keep watch over for the actual species
• Alien animals are thought of in all habitats, together with freshwater, terrestrial and marine.

The booklet should be a necessary reference for conservationists, farmers, reserve managers, gardeners, anglers, biology scholars and researchers, and of curiosity to the lay public.

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