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Weed Risk Assessments Are an Effective Component of Invasion Risk Management

  • Doria R. Gordon (a1), S. Luke Flory (a2), Deah Lieurance (a3), Philip E. Hulme (a4), Chris Buddenhagen (a5), Barney Caton (a6), Paul D. Champion (a7), Theresa M. Culley (a8), Curt Daehler (a9), Franz Essl (a10), Jeffrey E. Hill (a11), Reuben P. Keller (a12), Lisa Kohl (a6), Anthony L. Koop (a6), Sabrina Kumschick (a13) (a14), David M. Lodge (a15), Richard N. Mack (a16), Laura A. Meyerson (a17), Godshen R. Pallipparambil (a18), F. Dane Panetta (a19), Read Porter (a20), Petr Pyšek (a21), Lauren D. Quinn (a22), David M. Richardson (a13), Daniel Simberloff (a23) and Montserrat Vilà (a24)...


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