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Invasive plants and soil health

Invasive plant species are those that have been introduced into a specific area, and that displace and outcompete indigenous species or negatively...

Obligations regarding activities involving an alien or invasive species

The Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (the Regulations) were published on 1 August 2014 (GN R598 in GG 37885 of 1 August 2014, with...

Simple strategies for restoring productive veld

Each year, clearing invasive alien plants costs South African farmers thousands. Not only do these plants threaten the productivity of veld for grazing, but...

The benefits of clearing invasive alien plants

Water shortages, loss of arable land, worsening veld fires, declining grazing quality, and lower cash crop yields all have one thing in...

Invasive alien plants and their impact on wetlands

Invasive alien plants multiply rapidly once they are established in an area, which increases clearing costs and compounds adverse effects on the environment. These...

The ins and outs of invasive plant management

The use of integrated pest management (IPM) concerning invasive plants is a much more effective option than the exclusive use of pesticides....