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Biological Invasions in South Africa

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Biological Invasions in South Africa: An Overview
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    Chapter 2 A Brief, Selective History of Researchers and Research Initiatives Related to Biological Invasions in South Africa
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    Chapter 3 The Biogeography of South African Terrestrial Plant Invasions
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    Chapter 4 Invasive Alien Aquatic Plants in South African Freshwater Ecosystems
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    Chapter 5 Terrestrial Vertebrate Invasions in South Africa
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    Chapter 6 Alien Freshwater Fauna in South Africa
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    Chapter 7 Alien Terrestrial Invertebrates in South Africa
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    Chapter 8 Biological Invasions in South Africa’s Offshore Sub-Antarctic Territories
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    Chapter 9 Coastal Invasions: The South African Context
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    Chapter 10 Pathogens of Vertebrate Animals as Invasive Species: Insights from South Africa
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    Chapter 11 Biological Invasions in South Africa’s Urban Ecosystems: Patterns, Processes, Impacts, and Management
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    Chapter 12 South Africa’s Pathways of Introduction and Dispersal and How They Have Changed Over Time
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    Chapter 13 The Role of Environmental Factors in Promoting and Limiting Biological Invasions in South Africa
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    Chapter 14 Biotic Interactions as Mediators of Biological Invasions: Insights from South Africa
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    Chapter 15 Impacts of Plant Invasions on Terrestrial Water Flows in South Africa
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    Chapter 16 The Impact of Invasive Alien Plants on Rangelands in South Africa
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    Chapter 17 An Evaluation of the Impacts of Alien Species on Biodiversity in South Africa Using Different Assessment Methods
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    Chapter 18 Biological Invasion Policy and Legislation Development and Implementation in South Africa
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    Chapter 19 More than a Century of Biological Control Against Invasive Alien Plants in South Africa: A Synoptic View of What Has Been Accomplished
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    Chapter 20 Analysing the Risks Posed by Biological Invasions to South Africa
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    Chapter 21 The Extent and Effectiveness of Alien Plant Control Projects in South Africa
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    Chapter 22 Experience and Lessons from Alien and Invasive Animal Control Projects in South Africa
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    Chapter 23 Biological Invasions and Ecological Restoration in South Africa
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    Chapter 24 The Social Dimensions of Biological Invasions in South Africa
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    Chapter 25 Education, Training and Capacity-Building in the Field of Biological Invasions in South Africa
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    Chapter 26 South Africa as a Donor of Naturalised and Invasive Plants to Other Parts of the World
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    Chapter 27 South Africa as a Donor of Alien Animals
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    Chapter 28 Knowing-Doing Continuum or Knowing-Doing Gap? Information Flow Between Researchers and Managers of Biological Invasions in South Africa
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    Chapter 29 Biological Invasions as a Component of South Africa’s Global Change Research Effort
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    Chapter 30 South Africa’s Centre for Invasion Biology: An Experiment in Invasion Science for Society
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    Chapter 31 Potential Futures of Biological Invasions in South Africa
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Biological Invasions in South Africa
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2020
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-32394-3
978-3-03-032393-6, 978-3-03-032394-3

Brian W. van Wilgen, John Measey, David M. Richardson, John R. Wilson, Tsungai A. Zengeya

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Country Count As %
Unknown 150 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 17 11%
Student > Master 17 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 11%
Student > Bachelor 12 8%
Student > Postgraduate 11 7%
Other 27 18%
Unknown 50 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 34 23%
Environmental Science 31 21%
Social Sciences 4 3%
Unspecified 4 3%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 2%
Other 20 13%
Unknown 54 36%