Invasive Plant Ecology in Natural and Agricultural Systems / Edition 2

Invasive Plant Ecology in Natural and Agricultural Systems / Edition 2

by Barbara D. Booth, Stephen D. Murphy, Clarence J. Swanton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845936051

ISBN-13: 9781845936051

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: CAB International North America

Bringing together reasons for why and where weeds occur and the ecological importance of weed management, this updated edition (previously entitled Weed Ecology) provides an in-depth study of plant ecology with greater coverage of invasive plant biology and more concise statistics. In a new, larger format, printed in two colors, and illustrated throughout with

Overview

Bringing together reasons for why and where weeds occur and the ecological importance of weed management, this updated edition (previously entitled Weed Ecology) provides an in-depth study of plant ecology with greater coverage of invasive plant biology and more concise statistics. In a new, larger format, printed in two colors, and illustrated throughout with figures, tables and case studies, it is an essential text for students in plant ecology, agriculture and horticulture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845936051
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Series:
Modular Texts Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Invasion Ecology
2. The Distribution and Abundance of Populations
3. The Structure and Dynamics of Populations
4. Sexual Reproduction
5. Asexual Reproduction
6. From Seed to Seedling
7. Growing Up, Getting Old and Dying
8. Competition
9. Herbivory, Parasitism, and Mutualism
10. Basic Community Concepts and Diversity
11. Community Dynamics: Succession and Assembly
12. Landscape Scales and Invasive Species
13. Molecular Ecology: Applications for Invasive Plants
14. Plant Invasions: A Synthesis

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