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Estimating the effect of plantations on pine invasions in protected areas: a case study from South Africa
(British Ecological Society, 2015)
1. Protected areas (PAs) are a key intervention for conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services. A major challenge for PAs is the control of invasive non-native plants that spread into PAs from surrounding sources such ...
Reconstructing the spread of invasive alien plants on privately-owned land in the Cape Floristic Region: Vergelegen Wine Estate as a case study.
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Invasive alien plants (IAPs) are a major threat to biodiversity in South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region (CFR). Activities like agricultural development, the establishment of forestry plantations and urbanization change ...
The challenges of managing invasive alien plants on private land in the Cape Floristic Region: insights from Vergelegen Wine Estate(2004-2015).
(Taylor & Francis and Royal Society of South Africa, 2017)
Alien plant invasions are a major threat to biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region (CFR). Large-scale government-funded management initiatives are underway to reduce the extent of ...
Using counterfactuals to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of controlling biological invasions
(Ecological Society of America, 2016)
Prioritizing limited conservation funds for controlling biological invasions requires accurate estimates of the effectiveness of interventions to remove invasive species and their cost-effectiveness (cost per unit area ...