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Cover for Soil biota and non-native plant invasions.

The trajectory of plant invasions - for better or for worse - can be tied to interactions between plants and the soil community. Here, we highlight five broad ways in which belowground interactions can influence the trajectory of biological invasions by non-native plant species. First, many...

Author(s)
Callaway, R. M.; Lucero, J. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: Australia and New Zealand.

This chapter describes the geographical and climatic characteristics and the distribution and status of invasive wild birds in Australia and New Zealand.

Author(s)
Smith, D. A. E.; Smith, Y. C. E.; Downs, C. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: Africa.

This chapter describes the geographical and climatic characteristics and the distribution and status of invasive wild birds in continental Africa.

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Downs, C. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: North America.

This chapter describes the biogeography, climate, introduction hotspots, spread, distribution, population dynamics, ecology and environmental impact of invasive wild birds in North America.

Author(s)
Burnett, J. L.; Allen, C. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: South America.

This chapter describes the geographical and climatic characteristics and the distribution, population dynamics and status of invasive wild birds in South America.

Author(s)
Speziale, K. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: Europe and the Middle East.

This chapter describes the geographical and climatic characteristics, invasion pathways and economic and environmental impacts of some bird species in Europe and the Middle East.

Author(s)
Smith, Y. C. E.; Smith, D. A. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: Asia.

This chapter describes the geographical and climatic characteristics and the distribution and status of invasive wild birds in Asia.

Author(s)
Corlett, R. T.; Leven, M. R.; Yong DingLi; Eaton, J. A.; Round, P. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ticks: the vectors of Lyme disease.

This chapter reviews the existing evidence for our current understanding of the evolution, historical biogeography and life cycle of tick vectors of Lyme disease (i.e. Ixodes spp.), their means of dispersal and the reasons for range expansion, the mechanisms they use to transmit disease, and the...

Author(s)
Smith, R. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ungulates as dispersal vectors of non-native plants.

Ungulates are present worldwide with 257 recorded species, including livestock. They cover different functional gradients, be it feeding regime, digestive strategy, body size, body mass, fur characteristics or sociality. All these specificities may intervene at different stages of animal-mediated...

Author(s)
Baltzinger, C.; Shukla, U.; Msweli, L. S.; Downs, C. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for British and Irish butterflies: an island perspective.

This book provides a brief overview of the fast developing research on the butterflies of the islands over the past 20 years. The first three chapters introduce basic topics in island biogeography, past environments and aspects of butterfly biology and study. Chapters 4 to 6 drop down in scale from ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
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