Determinants of successful arthropod eradication programs

  title={Determinants of successful arthropod eradication programs},
  author={Patrick C. Tobin and John M. Kean and David Maxwell Suckling and Deborah G. McCullough and Daniel A. Herms and Lloyd D. Stringer},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  pages={401 - 414}
Despite substantial increases in public awareness and biosecurity systems, introductions of non-native arthropods remain an unwelcomed consequence of escalating rates of international trade and travel. Detection of an established but unwanted non-native organism can elicit a range of responses, including implementation of an eradication program. Previous studies have reviewed the concept of eradication, but these efforts were largely descriptive and focused on selected case studies. We…