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Seed bank status and dynamics of Acacia saligna at two sites in the Western Cape, South Africa
Acacia saligna is the most damaging invasive species in the coastal lowlands of the south-western Cape. The gall rust fungus, Uromycladium tepperianum, has been highly successful as a biological control agent for A. ...
A perspective on the seed bank dynamics of Acacia saligna
Acacia saligna, or Port Jackson, is an Australian Acacia which has spread throughout the Western and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa where it has become invasive and a prominent feature of the vegetation. In areas ...
Management consequences after stack burning of invasive alien species (Acacia saligna)
Dataset of stack burning data collected at the Blaawuberg Nature Reserve and Glencairn residential area under the manamgenent of the City of Cape Town
Molecular ecology of two invasive legumes (Acacia saligna and Paraserianthes lophantha)
Large-scale human-mediated movements of organisms promote the establishment of species outside their native ranges and a very small proportion of these species become invasive. Invasive species management typically assumes ...
Invasive Australian acacias: reproductive biology and effects on native plant-pollinator communities in Cape fynbos
My master’s research combines aspects of pollination biology and invasion biology to explore the invasive predictors and impacts of a globally invasive group of plants – Australian acacias. Specifically, I investigate the ...