2006

Biological Invasions Belowground: Earthworms as Invasive Species

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5428-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-5429-7 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-iv

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    Pages 1-4

    Biological invasions belowground—earthworms as invasive species

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    Pages 5-18

    Dispersal and clonal diversity of North-European parthenogenetic earthworms

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    Pages 19-22

    Lumbricid earthworm invasion in the Carpathian Mountains and some other sites in Romania

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    Pages 23-34

    Invasion patterns of Lumbricidae into the previously earthworm-free areas of northeastern Europe and the western Great Lakes region of North America

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    Pages 35-45

    Earthworm invasion into previously earthworm-free temperate and boreal forests

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    Pages 47-56

    Earthworm invasions in the tropics

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    Pages 57-73

    Earthworm invasions of ecosystems devoid of earthworms: effects on soil microbes

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    Pages 75-85

    The influence of invasive earthworms on indigenous fauna in ecosystems previously uninhabited by earthworms

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    Pages 87-100

    Invasion of exotic earthworms into ecosystems inhabited by native earthworms

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    Pages 101-116

    Introduced earthworms in agricultural and reclaimed land: their ecology and influences on soil properties, plant production and other soil biota

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    Pages 117-129

    Policy and management responses to earthworm invasions in North America