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History and Ecology of Feral Pig Invasions in California Grasslands

J. Hall Cushman

in California Grasslands

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780520252202
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933972 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0016
History and Ecology of Feral Pig Invasions in California Grasslands

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This chapter explores the ecology and management of feral pig populations California grasslands. It discusses the history, taxonomy, geography, and basic ecology of feral pigs; the response of native and exotic plant taxa from different functional groups to pig disturbances; the impacts of pig disturbances on ecosystem processes; and efforts to control or eradicate pig populations and manage grasslands in the face of invasion by these mammals.

Keywords: feral pigs; California grasslands; native plant; exotic plant taxa; pig disturbances; grasslands

Chapter.  4772 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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