Now showing items 1-3 of 3
Invasion science for society : a decade of contributions from the Centre for Invasion Biology
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
Biological invasions are a growing problem worldwide. In 2004, the South African Department of Science and Technology, through the National Research Foundation, established a Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, ...
A unified classification of alien species based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts
Species moved by human activities beyond the limits of their native geographic ranges into areas in which they do not naturally occur (termed aliens) can cause a broad range of significant changes to recipient ecosystems; ...
Prosopis : a global assessment of the biogeography, benefits, impacts and management of one of the world’s worst woody invasive plant taxa
(Oxford University Press on behalf of the Annals of Botany Company, 2014-06-04)
Invasive species cause ecological, economic and social impacts and are key drivers of global change. This is the case for the genus Prosopis (mesquite; Fabaceae) where several taxa are among the world's most damaging ...