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Small urban centres as launching sites for plant invasions in natural areas: insights from South Africa
Alien species are often first introduced to urban areas, so it is unsurprising that towns and cities are often hotspots for invasions. However, while large cities are usually the first sites of introduction, small towns ...
The prognosis for Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae; tree of heaven) as an invasive species in South Africa; insights from its performance elsewhere in the world
(Elsevier B.V., 2017)
South Africa has a major problem with invasive plant species. Many species have long residence times, are well established, and have large invasive ranges, whereas others are still in the early stages of invasion. Predicting ...
Aliens in the nursery: assessing the attitudes of nursery managers to invasive species regulations
The horticultural industry is recognised as a major pathway for the introduction and spread of invasive alien plants (IAPs). The Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act (CARA) of 1983 (Act No. 43 of 1983) listed and ...
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 ...
Secondary invasion after clearing invasive Acacia saligna in the South African fynbos
It is often assumed that clearing invasive alien species will lead to the dissipation of their negative impacts and recovery of native plant diversity. However, this is often not the case because clearing of primary invasive ...