10th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions, Stellenbosch (ZA), 2009-08-23/27
After a very successful Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions (EMAPI 9) in Perth (Australia) in September 2007, the 10th EMAPI Conference will stay in the Southern Hemisphere but will be held in Africa for the first time. The 10th EMAPI Conference will take place in Stellenbosch (South Africa) on the 2009-08-23/27. It will address the following main topics:
- Molecular ecology of plant invasions
- Invader-induced trophic cascades
- Novel ecosystems
- Human dimensions of plant invasions
- Mapping ; modeling of plant invasions
- Methods for risk analysis in biosecurity
- Managing invasive plants ~ learning from successes and failures
- Plant invasions in protected areas
- Plant invasions in arid areas ~ special problems, special solutions
- Plant invasions in mountains – ecology and management
- Theories in plant invasion ecology
- Nurseries ~ never-ending source of invasive species?
- Biofuels ~ a major source of problems with invasive plants in the future?
- Communication, education ; social marketing ~ beyond pretty posters to behaviour change
Registration and submission of abstracts are now open.
10th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant invasions, Stellenbosch (ZA), 2009-08-23/27. http://emapi2009.co.za/content/view/5/56/