• Landscape corridors: Possible dangers? 

      Procheş, Ş.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Veldtman, R.; Kalwij, J.M.; Richardson, D.M.; Chown, S.L. (AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE, 2005-11-04)
    • Learning from our mistakes: minimizing problems with invasive biofuel plants 

      Richardson, D.M.; Blanchard, R. (Elsevier B.V., 2011)
      One of the environmental concerns associated with producing biofuels from alien plants is the risk of these species becoming invasive. We explored whether insights from commercial forestry and agroforestry could inform ...
    • Lessons learned: how can we manage the invasion risk from biofuels? 

      Richardson, D.M. (Future Science, 2013)
    • Level of environmental threat posed by horticultural trade in Cactaceae 

      Novoa, A.; Le Roux, J.J.; Richardson, D.M.; Wilson, J.R.U. (Society of Conservation Biology, 2017)
      Ornamental horticulture has been identified as an important threat to plant biodiversity and is a major pathway for plant invasions worldwide. In this context, the family Cactaceae is particularly challenging because it ...
    • Linking functional traits to impacts of invasive plant species: a case study. 

      te Beest, M.; Esler, K.J.; Richardson, D.M. (Springer, 2015)
      Our understanding of the link between plant functional traits and ecological impact of invasive alien plant species is fragmentary and the mechanisms leading to impacts are poorly understood. Moreover, current knowledge ...
    • Linking research to management:Restoring fynbos riparian vegetation following alien plant invasion 

      Esler, K.J.; Holmes, P.; Richardson, D.M. (2008)
      Following global trends, invasive alien plants are becoming an increasingly large problem in South Africa where growing evidence links invasive alien plant transformation to declines in ecosystem integrity and services. ...
    • Macroecology meets invasion ecology: linking the native distributions of Australian acacias to invasiveness 

      Hui, C; Richardson, DM; Robertson, MP; Wilson, JRU; Yates, CJ (2011)
      Aim Species’ native ranges reflect the net outcome of interactions between lifehistory strategies and biotic and abiotic influences over evolutionary time-scales. Differences in native ranges might be indicative both of ...
    • Macroecology meets invasion ecology: performance of Australian acacias and eucalypts around the world revealed by features of their native ranges 

      Hui, C.; Richardson, D.M.; Visser, V.; Wilson, J.R.U. (Springer, 2014)
      Native geographical range extent has frequently emerged as a correlate of invasiveness, especially for plant species. We tested whether dimensions of the native range (measured by the area-of-occupancy and its scaling ...
    • Managed relocation: Integrating the scientific, regulatory, and ethical challenges 

      Schwartz, M.W.; Hellmann, J.J.; McClachlan, J.M.; Sax, D.F.; Borevitz, J.O.; Brennan, J.; Camacho, A.E.; Ceballos, G.; Clark, J.R.; Doremus, H.; Early, R.; Etterson, J.R.; Fielder, D.; Gill, J.L.; Gonzalez, P.; Green, N.; Hannah, L.; Jamieson, D.W.; Javeline, D.; Minteer, B.A.; Odenbaugh, J.; Polasky, S.; Richardson, D.M.; Root, T.L.; Safford, H.D.; Sala, O.; Schneider, S.H.; Thompson, A.R.; Williams, J.W.; Vellend, M.; Vitt, P.; Zellmer, S. (American Institute of Biological Sciences, 2012)
      Managed relocation is defined as the movement of species, populations, or genotypes to places outside the areas of their historical distributions to maintain biological diversity or ecosystem functioning with changing ...
    • Management history determines gene flow in a prominent invader 

      Vardien, W.; Richardson, D.M.; Foxcroft, L.C.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Le Roux, J.J. (Nordic Society Oikos, 2013)
      Invasive plants pose substantial threats to protected areas globally. Although management can limit impacts, spread and reinvasion from neighbouring areas into protected areas are a major and an ongoing problem for land ...
    • Management of plant invasions mediated by frugivore interactions 

      Buckley, YM; Anderson, S; Catterall, CP; Corlett, RT; Engel, T; Gosper, CR; Nathan, R; Richardson, DM (BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2006-10)
      1. Some of the most damaging invasive plants are dispersed by frugivores and this is an area of emerging importance in weed management. It highlights the need for practical information on how frugivores affect weed population ...
    • Managing alien bird species: Time to move beyond “100 of the worst” lists? 

      Kumschick, S.; Blackburn, T.M.; Richardson, D.M. (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
      Alien species can cause severe impacts in their introduced ranges and management is challenging due to the large number of such species and the diverse nature and context of their impacts. Lists of the most harmful species, ...
    • Managing biological invasions: charting courses to desirable futures in the Cape Floristic Region 

      Roura-Pascual, N.; Richardson, D.M.; Chapman, R.A.; Hichert, T.; Krug, R.M. (Springer-Verlag, 2011)
      Invasive species alter the functioning of natural ecosystems, creating ‘‘novel ecosystems’’ comprising species occurring in combinations with no analogs within a given biome. This poses major challenges for managers who ...
    • Managing conflict-generating invasive species in South Africa: Challenges and trade-offs 

      Zengeya, T.; Ivey, P.; Woodford, D.J.; Weyl, O.L.F.; Novoa, A.; Shackleton, R.; Richardson, D.M.; van Wilgen, B.W. (AOSIS, 2017)
      Background: This paper reviewed the benefits and negative impacts of alien species that are currently listed in the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no ...
    • Managing invasive species in cities: a decision support framework applied to Cape Town 

      Gaertner, M.; Novoa, A.; Fried, J.; Richardson, D.M. (Springer, 2017)
      It has been suggested that existing frameworks for guiding management of invasive species in rural areas and protected areas are inadequate for dealing with invasions in urban settings. A framework for selecting appropriate ...
    • Managing invasive species in cities: A framework from Cape Town, South Africa 

      Gaertner, M.; Larson, B.M.H.; Irlich, U.M.; Holmes, P.M.; Stafford, L.; van Wilgen, B.W.; Richardson, D.M. (Elsevier B.V., 2016)
      Invasive non-native species are often more prevalent in cities than in rural areas because of numerous environmental disturbances and higher propagule pressure. Attempts to manage invasive species in cities are often ...
    • Managing the whole landscape: historical, hybrid, and novel ecosystems 

      Hobbs, R.J.; Higgs, E.; Hall, C.M.; Bridgewater, P.; Chapin III, F.S.; Ellis, E.C.; Ewel, J.J.; Hallett, L.M.; Harris, J.; Hulvey, K.B.; Jackson, S.T.; Kennedy, P.L.; Kueffer, C.; Lach, L.; Lantz, T.C.; Lugo, A.E.; Mascaro, J.; Murphy, S.D.; Nelson, C.R.; Perring, M.P.; Richardson, D.M.; Seastedt, T.R.; Standish, R.J.; Starzomski, B.M.; Suding, K.N.; Tognetti, P.M.; Yakob, L.; Yung, L. (The Ecological Society of America, 2014)
      The reality confronting ecosystem managers today is one of heterogeneous, rapidly transforming landscapes, particularly in the areas more affected by urban and agricultural development. A landscape management framework ...
    • Managing urban plant invasions: a multi-criteria prioritization approach 

      Potgieter, L.J.; Gaertner, M.; Irlich, U.M.; O'Farrell, P.J.; Stafford, L.; Vogt, H.; Richardson, D.M. (Springer, 2018)
      Alien plant invasions in urban areas can have considerable impact on biodiversity and ecosystem services (ES). Managing urban plant invasions is particularly challenging given the complex interactions between ecological, ...
    • Mapping ecosystem services for planning and management 

      Egoh, B.; Reyers, B.; Rouget, M.; Richardson, D.M.; Le Maitre, D.C.; van Jaarsveld, A.S. (Elsevier B.V., 2008)
      This study mapped the production of five ecosystem services in South Africa: surface water supply, water flow regulation, soil accumulation, soil retention, and carbon storage. The relationship and spatial congruence ...
    • Mapping the potential ranges of major plant invaders in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland using climatic suitability 

      Rouget, M.; Richardson, D.M.; Nel, J.L.; Le Maitre, D.C.; Egoh, B.; Mgidi, T. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2004-11-01)
      Most national or regional initiatives aimed at managing biological invasions lack objective protocols for prioritizing invasive species and areas based on likely future dimensions of spread. South Africa has one of the ...