Historicising perceptions and the national management framework for invasive alien plants in South Africa.

@article{Bennett2019HistoricisingPA,
  title={Historicising perceptions and the national management framework for invasive alien plants in South Africa.},
  author={Brett Michael Bennett and Lance van Sittert},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2019},
  volume={229},
  pages={
          174-181
        }
}
This article offers a historical framework for understanding changes to human perceptions and efforts to manage invasive alien plants and weeds in South Africa from the mid-nineteenth century until the present. The article argues that South African legislation and policy for managing invasive alien plants and weeds has historically been limited because people have held contradictory values about plants, many private land owners have lacked resources and have not been compelled to follow… CONTINUE READING
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