Effects of Dichrostachys cinerea (l.) Wight & Arn (Fabaceae) on herbaceous species in a semi-arid rangeland in Zimbabwe

@inproceedings{Mudzengi2014EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of Dichrostachys cinerea (l.) Wight & Arn (Fabaceae) on herbaceous species in a semi-arid rangeland in Zimbabwe},
  author={Clarice P. Mudzengi and Shakkie Kativu and Everson Dahwa and Xavier Poshiwa and Chrispen Murungweni},
  year={2014}
}
Anthropogenic alteration of an environment and other disturbance regimes may enable the expansion of some native species into new geographical areas, a phenomenon observed with Dichrostachys cinerea. Five D. cinerea invaded sites, each approximately one hectare in size were assessed for the effects of D. cinerea on native herbaceous species diversity, richness, basal cover, litter cover, top hamper and plant vigour. The same attributes were studied in five uninvaded sites adjacent to, and equal… CONTINUE READING
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