Biological invasions: theory and practice by Nanako Shigesada

By Nanako Shigesada

While a species colonizes a space that it has now not formerly inhabited, it's known as an "invasion", and it might probably bring about the extinction of endemic species. the rise in numbers of people traveling the realm offers possibilities for invasions through organisms and the unfold of ailments resembling rabies and smallpox. utilizing the massive quantity of information from reviews in pest keep an eye on and epidemiology, it really is attainable to build mathematical versions which could expect which species becomes invaders, which habitats are liable to invasion, and the organic effect. This booklet offers a transparent and obtainable creation to the modeling of organic invasions. It demonstrates the most recent theories and types, and comprises info and examples from quite a few case reviews exhibiting how those types could be utilized to difficulties from lethal human illnesses to the unfold of weeds.

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