By Tim M. Blackburn
Organic invaders signify one of many fundamental threats to the upkeep of world biodiversity, human future health, and the luck of human financial organisations. the ongoing globalization of our society guarantees that the necessity to comprehend the method of organic invasion will simply raise sooner or later. there's additionally a starting to be popularity that the examine of organic invaders presents a special perception into simple questions in ecology and evolution.
The examine of unique birds has had a very lengthy background and has come to symbolize a desirable intersection among the research of organic invasions, avian conservation biology, and simple rules of ecology and evolution. Avian Invasions summarizes and synthesizes this distinctive ancient list and unravels the insights that the research of unique birds brings to all 3 of those study strands. It contains chapters at the famous contributions of unique chicken research to ecological technology, and at the post-establishment evolution of brought fowl populations. the result's the main entire photograph but of the invasion process.
Avian Invasions is geared toward specialist avian biologists and ornithologists in addition to graduate scholars of avian ecology, evolution and conservation. It additionally appeals to a extra normal viewers of invasion ecologists.