Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Snow damage to timber plantations in KwaZulu-Natal during July 1996 and subsequent species recommendations.

Abstract

Based on observations reported here and earlier ones, species are rated for resistance to damage by snow as very hardy (Pinus patula, Eucalyptus nitens), hardy (E. fraxinoides, E. fastigata), moderately hardy (E. smithii, E. badjensis), slightly hardy (E. macarthurii, E. benthamii, E. dunnii) and sensitive (Acacia mearnsii, E. grandis).