Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Biological control: global impacts, challenges and future directions of pest management.

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This book provides a historical summary of organisms and main strategies used in biological control, as well as the key challenges confronting biological control in the 21st century. It highlights important successes, failures and challenges in biological control efforts. It advocates that biological control must be viewed as a global endeavour and provides suggestions to move practices forward in a changing world. Biological Control is an invaluable resource for conservation specialists, pest management practitioners and those who research invasive species, as well as students studying pest management science.