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Main Title Invasive species in eastern Africa : proceedings of a workshop held at ICIPE, July 5-6, 1999 /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lyons, Elizabeth E.
Miller, Scott E.
Publisher ICIPE Science Press,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 44163941
ISBN 9290641304; 9789290641308
Subjects Biological invasions--Africa, Eastern--Congresses ; Pest introduction--Africa, Eastern--Congresses ; Invasive plants--Africa, Eastern--Congresses ; Nonindigenous pests--Africa, Eastern--Congresses ; Neophyten (Botanik) ; Neozoen ; Ostafrika
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  SB990.5.A354I55 2000 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/02/2014
Collation 108 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
"A regional workshop on 'Invasive Species in Eastern Africa' was held at ICIPE to bring together professionals from conservation, agriculture, forestry, research, land management, academia, information technology, and the legal and policy fields, to explore the current status of invasive species in the region (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda)." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Alien invasive species : ecology and global response / Jeff Waage -- The national strategy to fight invasive species in Mauritius / Vishnu Tezoo and Yousoof Mungroo -- Invasive species and the national Working for Water programme : linking sustainable development with economic empowerment in South Africa / Christo Marais, Tyl Willems and Karoline Hanks -- Policy and legal dimensions of invasive species / Wilson Songa and Chagema Kedera -- The economics of invasive species : costs, incentives, risk analysis and the role of donors / Victor Kasulo -- Weed invasions tracked with herbarium records / Geoffrey Mungai -- Invasive species of the water environment / Timothy Twongo -- Spread and ecological consequences of the invasion of the stem borer, Chilo patellus, into Africa / William Overholt, Josephine Songa, V. Ofomata and R. Jeske -- Is Maesopsis eminii a problem in East Usambara forests? / A.G. Mugasha, M.A. Mgangamundo and E. Zahabu.