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By Tim M. Blackburn,Julie L. Lockwood,Phillip Cassey

organic invaders signify one of many fundamental threats to the upkeep of world biodiversity, human future health, and the luck of human monetary companies. the continued globalization of our society guarantees that the necessity to comprehend the method of organic invasion will in basic terms bring up sooner or later. there's additionally a transforming into popularity that the learn of organic invaders presents a distinct perception into uncomplicated questions in ecology and evolution.

The learn of unique birds has had a very lengthy background and has come to symbolize a desirable intersection among the examine of organic invasions, avian conservation biology, and simple ideas of ecology and evolution. Avian Invasions summarizes and synthesizes this designated historic list and unravels the insights that the research of unique birds brings to all 3 of those study strands. It contains chapters at the recognized contributions of unique chook research to ecological technology, and at the post-establishment evolution of brought poultry populations. the result's the main finished photograph but of the invasion process.

Avian Invasions is aimed toward expert avian biologists and ornithologists in addition to graduate scholars of avian ecology, evolution and conservation. It additionally appeals to a extra normal viewers of invasion ecologists.

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