Alien and Invasive Animals: A South African Perspective by Mike Picker,Charles Griffiths

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By Mike Picker,Charles Griffiths

whereas alien crops were good publicised, this is often the 1st booklet 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 influence of brought biocontrol brokers (usually insects), that are additionally alien species published intentionally to manage challenge vegetation. Key positive aspects are:
• each one crew of animals is roofed in a separate bankruptcy written through a expert within the box
• color photos of every species
• Maps for every species’ local and brought diversity, and a close map of its unfold in South Africa
• textual content covers id and biology, distribution, affects and keep an eye on for the actual species
• Alien animals are thought of in all habitats, together with freshwater, terrestrial and marine.

The e-book could 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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