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Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems

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Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems
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Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd
ISBN/ASIN: 3110438658
ISBN-13: 9783110438659
Number of pages: 473

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When organisms are deliberately or accidentally introduced into a new ecosystem a biological invasion may take place. Biological invasions by animals, plants, pathogens or vectors are one of the greatest environmental and economic threats and, along with habitat destruction, a leading cause of global biodiversity loss.

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