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Consequences of Disturbance - the Pest Situation Examined

By: Mozley, Alan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, H.K. Lewis & Co. Ltd.: 1960

Seller ID: 24207710

Condition: Good


61 pages including index. Deals with the consequences of ecological change, particularly those brought about by human activity. "It commonly happens that man, while pursuing his own ends, incidentally uproots, fragments or destroys communities of plants and animals. Subsequent changes include the re-constitution of parts and wholes of those communities from surviving organisms and immigrants. Some of the immigrants become pests, also some of the native organisms." Attempts to point out the intellectual status of the subject as a whole and indicate a few of the avenues along which... View more info