BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INVASIVE PLANTS IN THE UNITED STATES
Eric M. Coombs, Janet K. Clark, Gary L. Piper & Alfred F. Cofrancesco, Jr., editors
2004, 448 pages, color photographs throughout. Undesirable invasive plants are infesting public and private lands and waterways at an alarming rate. In this book, leading experts review the discipline of biological control of invasive terrestrial and aquatic plants. Topics include ecology, safety testing, nontarget impacts, and the processes of identifying, introducing, distributing, and monitoring biological control agents.
The book provides information about 39 target plants and 94 agents, including their origin, biology, habitat, impacts, and distribution. It is an invaluable reference providing practical, science-based information needed to understand and use biological control in an integrated invasive-plant strategy. Paperback; 7 x 10″.
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