Biological Invasions

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 391–392 | Cite as

Book Review: The Fire Ant Wars. By Joshua Blu Buhs, 2004, 216 pp, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, US$22.50, ISBN 0-226-07982-1.

  • Daniel SimberloffEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA

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