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Integrating Biological Control Into Conservation Practice


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List of contributors, vi Preface, viii 1 Integrating biological control into a conservation context: why is it necessary?, 1 Kevin M. Heinz, Roy G. Van Driesche, and Daniel Simberloff 2 Designing restoration programs based on understanding the drivers of ecological change, 4 Christian O. Marks and Roy G. Van Driesche 3 Matching tools to management goals, 22 Charlotte Causton and Roy G. Van Driesche 4 Tools in action: understanding tradeoffs through case histories, 54 Roy G. Van Driesche, Bernd Blossey, and Daniel Simberloff 5 Benefit-risk assessment of biological control in wildlands, 80 Roy G. Van Driesche and Daniel Simberloff 6 Systematics and biological control, 105 Jeremy C. Andersen and David L. Wagner 7 Forecasting unintended effects of natural enemies used for classical biological control of invasive species, 130 Mark S. Hoddle 8 Measuring and evaluating ecological outcomes of biological control introductions, 161 Bernd Blossey 9 Methods for evaluation of natural enemy impacts on invasive pests of wildlands, 189 Roy G. Van Driesche 10 Cases of biological control restoring natural systems, 208 Roy G. Van Driesche, Paul D. Pratt, Ted D. Center, Min B. Rayamajhi, Phil W. Tipping, Mary Purcell, Simon Fowler, Charlotte Causton, Mark S. Hoddle, Leyla Kaufman, Russell H. Messing, Michael E. Montgomery, Rieks van Klinken, Jian J. Duan, and Jean -Yves Meyer 11 Societal values expressed through policy and regulations concerning biological control releases, 247 Andy W. Sheppard and Keith D. Warner 12 Managing conflict over biological control: the case of strawberry guava in Hawaii, 264 M. Tracy Johnson 13 An ethical framework for integrating biological control into conservation practice, 277 Keith D. Warner 14 Economics of biological control for species invading wildlands, 294 Roy G. Van Driesche and Kevin M. Heinz 15 The future of biological control: a proposal for fundamental reform, 314 Bernd Blossey Concluding thoughts on future actions, 329 Roy G. Van Driesche, Daniel Simberloff, and David L. Wagner Index, 330

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Roy G. Van Driesche, Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts, USA. Daniel Simberloff, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, USA. Bernd Blossey, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, USA. Chrlotte Causton, Charles Darwin Foundation, Galapagos Islands. Mark S. Hoddle, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, USA. Christian O. Marks, The Nature Conservancy, Connecticut River Program, USA. Kevin M. Heinz, Department of Entomology, Texas A & M University, USA. David Wagner, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, USA. Keith Warner, Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University, USA.

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