Invasive Plants: Guide to Invasive Plants: Common Species, Their Role in Nature and Economy, and Controls

Invasive Plants: Guide to Invasive Plants: Common Species, Their Role in Nature and Economy, and Controls

by Sylvan Ramsey Kaufman, Wallace Kaufman
     
 

• Identifying and understanding the plants that are changing the North American landscape forever • Full-color photographs make identification simple An easy-to-use, wide-ranging guide to invasive plants in North America. Features full-color photos and descriptions of some 175 alien species--both terrestrial and aquatic--that are in some cases changing the…  See more details below

Overview

• Identifying and understanding the plants that are changing the North American landscape forever • Full-color photographs make identification simple An easy-to-use, wide-ranging guide to invasive plants in North America. Features full-color photos and descriptions of some 175 alien species--both terrestrial and aquatic--that are in some cases changing the landscape to an almost unimaginable degree. Accompanying text describes the plant's environmental and economic impacts as well as management techniques used to control it. Also includes an explanation of what an invasive is and a step-by-step identification key. An essential guide to understanding this unprecedented environmental challenge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811733656
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
04/10/2007
Pages:
458
Sales rank:
762,923
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Sylvan Kaufman consults, writes, and teaches on ecology, botany, and restoration topics through her business, Sylvan Green Earth Consulting. She lives in Denton, Maryland. Wallace Kaufman is a science writer and author of several popular nature books, including Coming Out of the Woods (978-0-7382-0488-8), No Turning Back (978-0-595-00099-9), and The Beaches Are Moving (978-0-8223-0574-3). He lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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