Invasive alien plants

Invasive alien plants – Prosopis Part 2: Prosopis spread is a major catastrophe

by Tisha Steyn The invasive alien plant, prosopis, is a serious threat to of areas in Southerern Africa where it threatens water resources, indigenous vegetation and the livelihood of communities who are dependent on these natural resources. In the previous issue, Ken Coetzee of Conservation Management Services issued a[...]

By Specialist Writer|19th January 2023|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: , |

Invasive alien plants: Prosopis Part 1: Rampant spread a cause for concern

by Tisha Steyn The invasive alien prosopis species is spreading at an alarmingly rapid pace. It is already covering 1,8 million hectares of grazing rangelands, and based on the present spreading rate of eighteen percent per year, the extent of the invasion can double every five to eight years.[...]

By Specialist Writer|22nd December 2022|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: , |
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