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Encyclopedia of biological invasions

Daniel Simberloff

Encyclopedia of biological invasions

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Introduced organisms,
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Daniel Simberloff and Marcel Rejmánek
    SeriesEncyclopedias of the natural world -- 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH353 .E53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 765 p. :
    Number of Pages765
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25543284M
    ISBN 100520264215
    ISBN 109780520264212
    LC Control Number2010010391
    OCLC/WorldCa588998910


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