Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.

Abstract

This book provides a reference guide to 450 major invasive plant species. Each species has an entry providing information covering life form, synonyms, commercial use, geographic distribution (both natural and introduced), habitats invaded, description of morphology, ecology and control. Key references to each species and a glossary are also provided. The book is intended for researchers in plant ecology, nature conservation and weed science.