• The Case of Exploding Lantana and the Lessons it Can Teach Us

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      Lantana, invasive species, conservation, alien species, biological invasion, biodiversity, biogeographical realms.

    • Abstract

       

      Invasive alien species are a growing conservation problem,worldwide. There are over 200 invasive plants in India, ofwhich Lantana camara is one of the best known. This articlelooks at a brief history of Lantana’s arrival and spread acrossthe Indian subcontinent and the lessons that conservation biologistscan learn from it.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Ankila J Hiremath1

      1. Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Royal Enclave Srirampura Bengaluru 560 064 India.
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  • Resonance – Journal of Science Education | News

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