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Cover for Competition between native and non-native plants.

The introduction of species to new locations leads to novel competitive interactions between resident native and newly-arriving non-native species. The nature of these competitive interactions can influence the suitability of the environment for the survival, reproduction and spread of non-native...

Author(s)
Wandrag, E. M.; Catford, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How a network approach has advanced the field of plant invasion ecology.

Every organism on Earth, whether in natural or anthropogenic environments, is connected to a complex web of life, the famous 'entangled bank' coined by Darwin in 1859. Non-native species can integrate into local 'banks' by establishing novel associations with the resident species. In that context,...

Author(s)
Emer, C.; Timóteo, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Common Starling (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sturnus vulgaris</i> Linnaeus, 1758).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the common starling (Sturnus vulgaris).

Author(s)
Craig, A. J. F. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Common Myna (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acridotheres tristis</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the common myna (Acridotheres tristis).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Rogers, A. M.; Rensburg, B. J. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Jungle Myna (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acridotheres fuscus</i> Wagler, 1827).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the jungle myna (Acridotheres fuscus).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Red-vented bulbul (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pycnonotus cafer</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer).

Author(s)
Thibault, M.; Potter, M. A.; Vidal, E.; Brescia, F. M.; Brooks, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Red-whiskered Bulbul (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pycnonotus jocosus</i> Linnaeus, 1758).

This chapter describes the taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, morphology, reproduction, behaviour, diet, habitats, pathways of invasion, environmental impact, control and relevance to humans of the red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Great Kiskadee (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pitangus sulphuratus</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus).

Author(s)
Mathys, B. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Red-billed Leiothrix (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leiothrix lutea</i> Scopoli, 1786).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the red-billed leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ring-necked Parakeet (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psittacula krameri</i> Scopoli, 1769).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri).

Author(s)
Strubbe, D.; Matthysen, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter

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