Facilitating strategy and action plans to address woody weeds in Tanzania’s Lake Natron Basin

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Prosopis juliflora is considered one of the world’s most threatening non-native tree species. Though it was introduced to Eastern Africa in the 1970s to provide wood and fodder and reduce erosion on degraded land, it has since spread rapidly with a range of severe impacts. In part one of a two-part blog, we look at how…
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Research reveals invasive Lantana camara reduced growth of maize by 29% in East Usambara, Tanzania

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CABI scientists have contributed to new research published in the journal Plant-Environment Interactions which shows how the invasive weed Lantana camara reduced the growth of maize in East Usambara, Tanzania, by 29%.
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