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  • Predicting Invasions of Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Pests

    Predicting Invasions of Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Pests

    Nonindigenous plants and plant pests that find their way to the United States and become invasive can often cause problems. They cost more than $100 billion per year in crop and timber losses plus the expense of herbicides and pesticides. And this figure does not include the costs of invasions in less intensively managed ecosystems such as wetlands.Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Pests examines this growing problem and offers recommend