Abstracts

Invasive potential of Melaleuca parvistaminea in South Africa and the need to assess invasive potential of dry-seeded MyrtaceaeLlewellyn Jacobs1,2,3, Dave Richardson2, John Wilson2,31 Scientific Services, CapeNature, Private Bag X5014, Stellenbosch, 75992Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 76023Invasive Species Programme, South African National Biodiversity…
Southern African Weed Science SocietyAndrew Wannenburgh11Working for Water Programme, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000; E-mail: The Southern African Weed Science Society is a voluntary association, founded in 1978, for scientists and managers in weed science and related disciplines. The Society's mission is to further weed science in Southern Africa…
Communicating invasives in a digital eraKay MontgomeryNurseries and Pet Trade Partnership, Environmental Programmes Invasive alien species (IAS) are considered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to be the second greatest threat to biodiversity on Earth, after climate change. Scientists have battled invasives for a century, governments have employed a range of strategies…
The unofficial Working for Water websiteAndrew Wannenburgh11Working for Water Programme, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000; E-mail: The unofficial Working for Water website was created in 2009 to overcome maintenance delays and content restrictions associated with the corporate website. During its four year existence, the site has been visited by…
The power of molecular ecology in uncovering the truth behind Tamarix invasion in South AfricaGuelor Mayonde1School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, WITS 2050, South Africa Tamarix (Tamaricaceae) is from the Old World, but has become naturalized and invaded other parts of the world including South Africa. Tamarix…
Page 1 of 21