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Biological invasions in the Cape Floristic Region: history, current patterns, impacts, and management challenges
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
The Cape Floristic Region (CFR) is the most invaded terrestrial area in South Africa in terms of: the conspicuous prominence of (mainly woody) invasive plants (Fig 12.1, Plate 12) (Henderson 2007); the area invaded as ...
Eucalyptus camaldulensis invasion in riparian zones reveals few significant effects on soil physico-chemical properties
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015)
Many invasive alien plants alter soil-nutrient regimes of invaded ecosystems, affecting management outcomes. We assessed the effects of Eucalyptus camaldulensis invasions on physical and chemical properties of riparian ...
Allelopathic effects of invasive Eucalyptus camaldulensis on germination and early growth of four native species in the Western Cape, South Africa
(NISC (Pty) Ltd and Taylor & Francis, 2015)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. (red river gum; Myrtaceae) is an invasive tree in riparian habitats of the Western Cape, South Africa, where it replaces indigenous vegetation and affects ecosystem functioning. These ...
Resilience of invaded riparian landscapes: The potential role of soil-stored seed banks
We investigated the potential role of soil-stored seed banks in driving vegetation recovery under varying intensities of invasion by the alien tree Eucalyptus camaldulensis along the Berg River in South Africa’s Western ...