• Evaluating invasion risk for freshwater fishes in South Africa 

      Marr, Sean M.; Ellender, Bruce R.; Woodford, Darragh J.; Alexander, Mhairi E.; Wasserman, Ryan J.; Ivey, Philip; Zengeya, Tsungai; Weyl, Olaf L. F. (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      Background: South Africa, as a signatory of the Convention on Biological Diversity, has an obligation to identify, prioritise and manage invasive species and their introduction pathways. However, this requires knowledge ...
    • Grasses as invasive plants in South Africa revisited : patterns, pathways and management 

      Visser, Vernon; Wilson, John R. U.; Canavan, Kim; Canavan, Susan; Fish, Lyn; Le Maitre, David; Nänni, Ingrid; Mashau, Caroline; O’Connor, Tim; Ivey, Philip; Kumschick, Sabrina; Richardson, David M. (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      Background: In many countries around the world, the most damaging invasive plant species are grasses. However, the status of grass invasions in South Africa has not been documented recently. Objectives: To update Sue ...
    • Managing conflict-generating invasive species in South Africa : challenges and trade-offs 

      Zengeya, Tsungai; Ivey, Philip; Woodford, Darragh J.; Weyl, Olaf; Novoa, Ana; Shackleton, Ross; Richardson, David; Van Wilgen, Brian (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      Background: This paper reviewed the benefits and negative impacts of alien species that are currently listed in the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (Act no ...
    • A new national unit for invasive species detection, assessment and eradication planning 

      Wilson, John R. U.; Ivey, Philip; Manyama, Phetole; Nanni, Ingrid (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
      Even with no new introductions, the number of biological invasions in South Africa will increase as introduced species naturalise and become invasive. As of 2010 South Africa had ~8750 introduced plant taxa, 660 recorded ...
    • A proposed national strategic framework for the management of Cactaceae in South Africa 

      Kaplan, Haylee; Wilson, John R.U.; Klein, Hildegard; Henderson, Lesley; Zimmermann, Helmuth G.; Manyama, Phetole; Ivey, Philip; Richardson, David M.; Novoa, Ana (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      Background: South Africa has a long history of managing biological invasions. The rapid increase in the scale and complexity of problems associated with invasions calls for new, more strategic management approaches. This ...