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Invasive Alien Species

A Toolkit of Best Prevention and Management Practices (Cabi Publishing)

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Published by CABI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Pest control,
  • Technology,
  • Pest Control In Field Crops,
  • Pest Control In Horticultural Crops,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Control,
  • Regional - General,
  • Nonindigenous pests

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRudiger Wittenberg (Editor), Matthew J. W. Cock (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8280019M
    ISBN 100851995691
    ISBN 109780851995694


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