Impacts of invasive alien plants on water quality, with particular emphasis on South Africa

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Chamier, J; Schachtschneider, K; le Maitre, DC; Ashton, PJ; van Wilgen, BW;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Water Research Commission (WRC)
  • Subject: erosion | South Africa | fire intensity | nutrient cycling | aquatic weeds
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi

We review the current state of knowledge of quantified impacts of invasive alien plants on water quality, with a focus on South Africa. In South Africa, over 200 introduced plant species are regarded as invasive. Many of these species are particularly prominent in ripar... View more
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