Academic Papers

These are academic papers relating to invasive species in South Africa. They include current research and projects such as biological control, invasive species traits, invasion biology and the detrimental effects invasive species have on biodiversity, water resources and the economy. They are listed according to year in which they were published.

 

Invasive estuarine grass

Morphological variations in southern African populations of Myriophyllum spicatum: Phenotypic plasticity or local adaptation?

Senna Mill. Ia a large genus in the Fabaceae family, subfamily Caesalpinioideae, tribe Cassieae with approximately 350 species. This classification has been supported by a number of studies of these genera based on morphology, ontogenetic charactersitics, molecular systematics and cytogenetics (Resende et al. 2013).