Introduction: Population Biology, Evolution, and Control of Invasive Species

@article{Allendorf2003IntroductionPB,
  title={Introduction: Population Biology, Evolution, and Control of Invasive Species},
  author={Fred W Allendorf and Laura L. Lundquist},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={17}
}
Invasion by nonindigenous species has been recognized as second only to loss of habitat and landscape fragmentation as a threat to global biodiversity (Walker & Steffen 1997). The economic impact of these species is a major concern throughout the world. For example, an estimated 50,000 nonindigenous species established in the United States cause major environmental damage and economic losses that total over an estimated U.S.$125 billion per year (Pimentel et al. 2000). Management and control of… 
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