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Identifying barriers to effective management of widespread invasive alien trees: Prosopis species (mesquite) in South Africa as a case study.
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016)
Biological invasions are a major driver of ecological and social change globally. The negative effects of these invasions have led to the initiation of programs to manage these invasions across the world. Management aims ...
The impact of invasive alien Prosopis species (mesquite) on native plants in different environments in South Africa
Many Prosopis species have been introduced to South Africa; some taxa and their hybrids have naturalised and become widespread invasive trees. These invasions have detrimental effects on biodiversity, ecosystem services ...
Ecology and management of invasive Pinaceae around the world: progress and challenges
Many species in the family Pinaceae are invaders. These species are relatively easy to control because of some of their intrinsic characteristics and because they are highly visible and easy to eliminate. Many Pinaceae ...
Use of non-timber forest products from invasive alien Prosopis species (mesquite) and native trees in South Africa: implications for management
Background: Prosopis species have been introduced to many areas outside their native range to provide benefits to local communities. Several Prosopis species and their hybrids (hereafter “mesquite”) have, however, become ...
Towards a national strategy to optimise the management of a widespread invasive tree (Prosopis species; mesquite) in South Africa
(Elsevier B.V., 2017)
Invasive stands of Prosopis (mesquite) cover over 6 million ha of South Africa and could invade over 56 million ha. These invasive stands have major impacts on biodiversity, local livelihoods and ecosystem services. ...
Challenges and trade-offs in the management of invasive alien trees
Over 430 alien tree species worldwide are known to be invasive, and the list is growing as more tree species are moved around the world and become established in novel environments. Alien trees can simultaneously bring ...