Biological Invasions: Economic and Environmental Costs of Alien Plant, Animal, and Microbe Species

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Ph.D., David Pimentel
CRC Press, Jun 13, 2002 - Nature - 384 pages
Bioinvasion is fast becoming one of the world's most costly ecological problems, as it disrupts agriculture, drastically alters ecosystems, spreads disease, and interferes with shipping. The economic and environmental damages from alien plant, animals, and microbes in the United States, British Isles, Australia, South Africa, India, and Brazil acco
 

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Contents

Australia
9
Brazil
67
British Isles
89
India
157
New Zealand
173
South Africa
241
United States
283
World Overview
305
Index
355
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