Distribution of the invasive alien weed, Lantana camara, and its ecological and livelihood impacts in eastern Africa.

Lantana camara is an invasive shrub globally, impacting upon biodiversity, economies and ecosystem services

Abstract

Lantana camara is a major invasive shrub globally, impacting upon biodiversity, economies, ecosystem services, and driving socio-ecological change. The aim of this study was to determine the current and potential distribution of lantana in eastern Africa and its livelihood impacts in one region in Uganda.

Citation

Shackleton, R.T., Witt, A.B.R., Aool, W. and Pratt, C.F. (2017) Distribution of the invasive alien weed, Lantana camara, and its ecological and livelihood impacts in eastern Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 34(1), 1–11.

Distribution of the invasive alien weed, Lantana camara, and its ecological and livelihood impacts in eastern Africa

Published 1 December 2017