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By Mike Picker,Charles Griffiths

whereas alien crops were good publicised, this is often the 1st e-book to be released on alien animals of Africa. It describes the background of every invasion, and the ecological and monetary affects in South Africa; and it discusses the impact of brought biocontrol brokers (usually insects), that are additionally alien species published intentionally to manage challenge vegetation. Key gains are:
• every one staff of animals is roofed in a separate bankruptcy written by way of a expert within the box
• color photos of every species
• Maps for every species’ local and brought variety, and a close map of its unfold in South Africa
• textual content covers id and biology, distribution, affects and regulate for the actual species
• Alien animals are thought of in all habitats, together with freshwater, terrestrial and marine.

The ebook can be a necessary reference for conservationists, farmers, reserve managers, gardeners, anglers, biology scholars and researchers, and of curiosity to the lay public.

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