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 characterize one of many basic threats to the upkeep of worldwide biodiversity, human overall healthiness, and the good fortune of human financial businesses. the continued globalization of our society guarantees that the necessity to comprehend the method of organic invasion will in simple terms elevate sooner or later. there's additionally a becoming attractiveness that the research of organic invaders presents a distinct perception into uncomplicated questions in ecology and evolution.

The research of unique birds has had a very lengthy historical past and has come to symbolize a desirable intersection among the learn of organic invasions, avian conservation biology, and simple ideas of ecology and evolution. Avian Invasions summarizes and synthesizes this targeted historic list and unravels the insights that the examine of unique birds brings to all 3 of those examine strands. It comprises chapters at the recognized contributions of unique chicken examine to ecological technological know-how, and at the post-establishment evolution of brought chook populations. the result's the main complete photograph but of the invasion process.

Avian Invasions is geared 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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