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A standardized set of metrics to assess and monitor tree invasions
Scientists, managers, and policy-makers need functional and effective metrics to improve our understanding and management of biological invasions. Such metrics would help to assess progress towards management goals, ...
Introduced and invasive cactus species: a global review
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
Understanding which species are introduced and become invasive, and why, are central questions in invasion science. Comparative studies on model taxa have provided important insights, but much more needs to be done to ...
The potential range of Ailanthus altissima (tree of heaven) in South Africa: the roles of climate, land use and disturbance
Invasive trees are a major problem in South Africa. Many species are well established whereas others are still in the early stages of invasion. The management of invasive species is most cost effective at the early stages ...
Alnus glutinosa (Betulaceae) in South Africa: invasive potential and management options
Invasive alien plants cause major environmental and economic impacts and preventing the establishment and spread of emerging invaders is crucial. Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa) is well established as a widespread invader ...