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Conservation and introduced species

Conservation and introduced species

the proceedings of a meeting organised by the British Association of Nature Conservationists on April 18th 1980, in conjunction with the Ecology and Conservation Unit, University College, London

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Published by BANC/UCL in (London?) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by N.J. Pinder.
SeriesDiscussion papers in conservation / University College, London -- no.30
ContributionsPinder, N. J., British Association of Nature Conservationists., University College, London. Ecology and Conservation Unit.
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Open LibraryOL20326276M

  Simberloff, D. () Risk assessments, blacklists, and white lists for introduced species: are predictions good enough to be useful? Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 1 – Simberloff, D. & Stiling, P. () Risks of species introduced for biological by: Practice: - Conservation Cover Scenario: #1 - Introduced Species Scenario Description: This practice applies on land to be retired from agricultural production and on other lands needing permanent protective cover. This practice typically involves conversion from a clean-tilled (conventional tilled) intensive cropping system to permanent File Size: KB.


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