• Global actions for managing cactus invasions 

      Novoa, A.; Brundu, G.; Day, M.D.; Deltoro, V.; Essl, F.; Foxcroft, L.C.; Fried, G.; Kaplan, H.; Kumschick, S.; Lloyd, S.; Marchante, E.; Marchante, H.; Paterson, I.D.; Pyšek, P.; Richardson, D.M.; Witt, A.; Zimmermann, H.G.; Wilson, J.R.U. (2019)
      The family Cactaceae Juss. contains some of the most widespread and damaging invasive alien plant species in the world, with Australia (39 species), South Africa (35) and Spain (24) being the main hotspots of invasion. The ...
    • The performance of Dactylopius opuntiae as a biological control agent on two invasive Opuntia cactus species in South Africa 

      Rule, N.F.; Hoffmann, J. (Elsevier Inc., 2018)
      Many biological control projects targeting weeds in the Cactaceae have been noteworthy successes. Recently, populations of a prickly pear, Opuntia humifusa, have spread across South Africa, endangering both grazing lands ...