Invasive Plants: Changing the Landscape of America
Author(s): Westbrooks, R. G.
Publisher: Diane Pub Co; Reprint edition
Subject: Invasive Plants
Comments: From Books in Print Nonnative plant invaders are causing millions of dollars worth of damage to our natural, managed, and agricultural ecosystems, and their effects can be long-lasting. This fact book is intended to raise awareness of the destruction and economic losses caused by invasive plants in the U.S. Sections include: understanding the problems; plant invasions -- impacts, status, and trends: croplands, yards and gardens, rights-of-way, rangelands and pastures, forests, deserts, wetlands and waterways, Florida, Hawaii, natural areas, parks and refuges, private reserves, wildlife, plant communities, and biodiversity, recreational areas, and human and animal health.
Last Updated: 2007-01-01