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Killer algae / Alexandre Meinesz ; translated by Daniel Simberloff ; with a foreword by David Quammen.

  • Meinesz, Alexandre.
Date
1999
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About this work

Also known as

Roman noir de l'algue "tueuse". English. 1999

Publication/Creation

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Physical description

xvi, 360 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliography (p. [315]-349) and index

Contents

From the discovery of the alga in Monaco to its arrival in France -- The alga grows, and the polemic begins -- Caulerpa taxifolia, superstar -- The stakeholders squabble, and the alga spreads -- Research progresses, and the polemic persists -- Chiaroscuro: 1997-1998 -- The three lessons of Caulerpa -- The biology of Caulerpa taxifolia as known in 1991 -- Chronology of a heralded invasion -- Table of measures -- Acronyms of organizations -- Diagram of the French government

Notes

Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: CMB

Languages

  • English
  • French


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ISBN

  • 0226519228