Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Special issue.

Abstract

This special issue contains 24 papers describing the current atatus, progress, recent advances and future prospects in biological control of invasive alien plants (including aqautic weeds) in South Africa, using plant pathogens and insect agents. A catalogue is also provided of natural enemies of invasive alien plants in South Africa: classical biological control agents considered, released and established, exotic natural enemies present in the field, and bioherbicides.