Description/Focus: Essay: Week Risk Assessment and Management of Invaders
Length: 2,000 words
Task: Please read Chapters 3.4 (Risk assessment) and chapter 5 (Assessment and management ) in the GISP Toolkit (Wittenberg & Cock 2001): access:http://www.hear.org/pier/pdf/gisp_toolkit.pdf , conduct a literature search and then write an essay addressing the following questions:

 

1. Prevention- How does an understanding of weed risk assessment allow you to make better management decisions? You should be able to draw upon a range of examples to illustrate your response.

 

2. Management- What are the aims and applications of the main management strategies for dealing with established invasive alien species (plants and animals?). How do you choose between each when developing management goals and approaches? Use examples wherever possible in your response.

 

 

6-10 references in APA