Insect Conservation and Australia’s Grasslands

Australia’s varied grasslands have suffered massive losses and changes since European settlement, and those changes continue under increasingly intensive human pressures for development and agricultural production. The values of native grasslands for conservation of endemic native biodiversity, both...

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Main Author: New, Tim R.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction to grasses and grasslands
  • 2. Australian grasslands – variety and extent
  • 3. Agents of change – Management and Succession
  • 4. Intricacies of grassland management for conservation
  • 5. Urban grasslands,
  • 6. Insects in grasslands – the key groups for understanding
  • 7. Flagship insect species in Australia’s grasslands
  • 8. Pasture pests
  • 9. Maintaining ecological integrity and processes
  • 10
  • Grassland management for insect conservation: grazing, mowing and fire
  • 11
  • Grassland management for insect conservation: restoration
  • Appendix 1. Australian grassland insects and grassland ecological communities listed under conservation legislation
  • Appendix 2. Australian grassland insects