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Age of Awareness

Major Weeds in Africa

In Africa, invasive alien plants have become major weed constraints to agricultural production and food security.

Solanum elaeagnifolium silverleaf nightshade. Image — Wikipedia Commons by https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Stan_Shebs

Weed species compete with crops reducing their production.

Also, they compete with native plant species and change the habitats of native animals.

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com