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Invasive Plants in Tropical Human‐Dominated Landscapes: Need for an Inclusive Management Strategy

R. Uma Shaanker, Gladwin Joseph, N.A. Aravind, Ramesh Kannan, and Ganeshaiah K.N.

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that solutions to the management of invasive species need to be reworked to take into account the fact that invasive species can impact human livelihoods both negatively and ... More


Globalization and Bioinvasions: The International Policy Problem

Charles Perrings, Stas Burgiel, Mark Lonsdale, Harold Mooney, and Mark Williamson

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Invasive species control is a public good. Once provided, the benefits it offers in terms of enhanced protection of human, animal, and plant health, and the productivity of agriculture, forestry, ... More


The Problem of Biological Invasions

Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, and Williamson Mark

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the impact of invasive species throughout human history, and the role of trade, transport, and travel in species introductions. It then considers the ... More


Prevention: Designing and Implementing National Policy and Management Programs to Reduce the Risks from Invasive Species

Reuben P. Keller and David M. Lodge

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes and critically evaluates the ‘state-of-the-art’ for national policy and management efforts designed to prevent the arrival of invasive species. Preventing the introduction of ... More


Current and Future Consequences of Invasion by Alien Species: A Case Study from South Africa

B.W. van Wilgen and D.M. Richardson

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews what is known about those invasive alien species that impact on the terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems of South Africa. It briefly reviews the pathways by which these ... More


The Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Ecosystem Services and Human Well‐being

Liba Pejchar and Harold Mooney

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews the literature to understand the significance of making decisions about the prevention and/or control of invasive alien species (IAS) that ignore impacts on ecosystem services. ... More


A Model of Prevention, Detection, and Control for Invasive Species

Stephen Polasky

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter constructs a model to analyze optimal policy and management to reduce damage from invasive species that includes strategies for information collection and control, to prevent ... More


Invasive species

Daniel Simberloff

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Daniel Simberloff presents an overview of invasive species, their impacts and management in this chapter. Invasive species cause myriad sorts of conservation problems, many of which are complicated, ... More


Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Rosalind James and Theresa L. Pitts-Singer (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Bees play a vital role as pollinators for many agricultural crops. This book discusses the interplay between bees, agriculture, and the environment. Although honey bees are well recognized as ... More


Globalization and Invasive Alien Species: Trade, Pests, and Pathogens

Charles Perrings, Eli Fenichel, and Ann Kinzig

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The risk posed by an introduced species depends on a number of factors, some of which are within the control of regulatory authorities and some of which are not. It is a product of the probability ... More


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