Prioritising areas for invasive alien plant management in an urban setting
The figure shows overall priority areas for the management of invasive alien plants across the City of Cape Town, South Africa.

Prioritising areas for invasive alien plant management in an urban setting

Factors related to human safety and security are most important when prioritising areas for invasive alien plant (IAP) management across the Cape Town metro.

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How are invasive alien plants perceived by urban residents?
An urban park wetland covered in a dense mat of Parrot’s feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum) (Photo: LJ Potgieter)

How are invasive alien plants perceived by urban residents?

Invasive alien plants (IAPs) and their management are perceived both negatively and positively by urban residents, but these perceptions are shaped by individuals’ socio-demographic characteristics.

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Special Issue of Biological Invasions

The December 2017 edition of the journal Biological Invasions is a special issue devoted to papers from a conference on urban invasions that was hosted by the Centre for Invasion Biology (C•I•B) in November 2017.

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