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Title The economics of biological invasions / edited by Charles Perrings, Mark Williamson and Silvana Dalmazzone
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2000


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Description xiv, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Preface: The Global Invasive Species Program (GISP) / Harold A. Mooney. 1. Introduction / Charles Perrings, Mark Williamson and Silvana Dalmazzone. 2. Economics factors affecting vulnerability to biological invasions / Silvana Dalmazzone. 3. Infectious diseases as invasives in human populations / Doriana Delfino and Peter J. Simmons. 4. Risk reduction strategies against the 'explosive invader' / Jason F. Shogren. 5. The economics of an invading species: a theoretical model and case study application / Duncan Knowler and Edward B. Barbier. 6. Weed invasions of Australian farming systems: from ecology to economics / Andrew R. Watkinson, Robert P. Freckleton and Peter M. Dowling. 7. An introduced disease in an invasive host: the ecology and economics of rabbit calicivirus disease (RCD) in rabbits in Australia / Piran C. L. White and Geraldine Newton-Cross. 8. Invasive species in tropical rain forests: the importance of existence values / Jon C. Lovett. 9. Economics consequences of alien infestation of the Cape Floral Kingdom's Fynbos vegetation / Jane Turpie and Barry Heydenrych. 10. The impact of invasive species in African lakes / Victor Kasulo. 11. Economics evaluation in classical biological control / Garry Hill and David Greathead. 12. Conclusions / Charles Perrings, Mark Williamson and Silvana Dalmazzone
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Biological invasions -- Economic aspects.
Nonindigenous pests -- Control.
Author Dalmazzone, Silvana.
Perrings, Charles.
Williamson, M. H. (Mark Herbert)
LC no. 00026460
ISBN 1840643781