Biological globalisation bio-invasions and their impacts on nature, the economy, and public health by Wouter van der Weijden

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Published by KNNV in Utrecht .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biological invasions,
  • Biodiversity,
  • Globalization,
  • Biodiversity,
  • Ecosystem,
  • Animal Migration,
  • Conservation of Natural Resources -- economics,
  • Population Dynamics,
  • Public Health

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-186) and index.

Book details

StatementWouter van der Weijden, Rob Leewis, Pieter Bol.
ContributionsLeewis, R. J., Bol, Pieter, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH353 .W45 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16441099M
ISBN 109050112439
ISBN 109789050112437
LC Control Number2007481788

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