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Conservation Biology for All$
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Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554232

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001

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Invasive species

Invasive species

(p.131) Chapter 7 Invasive species
Conservation Biology for All

Daniel Simberloff

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Daniel Simberloff presents an overview of invasive species, their impacts and management in this chapter. Invasive species cause myriad sorts of conservation problems, many of which are complicated, some of which are subtle, and some of which are not manifested until long after a species is introduced. The best way to avoid such problems is to prevent introductions in the first place or, failing that, to find them quickly and eradicate them. However, many established introduced species can be managed by a variety of technologies so that their populations remain restricted and their impacts are minimized.

Keywords:   eradication, introduced species, introduction, invasive species, management

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