Protecting America's economy, environment, health, and security against invasive species requires a strong federal program in systematic biology

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  • Authors: Diaz-Soltero, Hilda; Rossman, Amy Y.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 12-13.

Abstract

Systematics is the science that identifies and groups organisms by understanding their origins, relationships, and distributions. It is fundamental to understanding life on earth, our crops, wildlife, and diseases, and it provides the scientific foundation to recognize and manage invasive species. Protecting America's economy, environment, health, and security against invasive species requires a strong Federal program in systematic biology.

  • Citation: Diaz-Soltero, Hilda; Rossman, Amy Y. 2011. Protecting America's economy, environment, health, and security against invasive species requires a strong federal program in systematic biology. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 12-13.
  • Posted Date: April 5, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 5, 2011
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