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Variations in soil properties and native woody plant species abundance under Prosopis juliflora invasion in Afar grazing lands, Ethiopia
(Springer Nature, 2020-06-30)
Introduction Pastoralism and agro-pastoralism are the major modes of life in arid and semi-arid rangelands. However, rangeland quality and quantity are rapidly deteriorating due to a number of natural and human-induced ...
Effectiveness of Zygogramma bicolorata as a biocontrol agent against Parthenium hysterophorus in Arusha, Tanzania
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2020-06-01)
Parthenium hysterophorus is an invasive weed that poses significant threats to crop production, biodiversity, human and animal health. Few experiments have been carried out to test the effectiveness of biological control ...
Species-specific responses of “Critically Endangered” and “Least Concern” Aloe seed germination to environmental conditions in Tanzania
(Elsevier B.V., 2020-12)
The majority of Aloe species are threatened by anthropogenic activities, trade, and the effects of climate change, but little is known on seed biology and appropriate conservation measures. Hence, understanding the ...