Invasive Woody Plants in the Tropics Research Group
 
  The Invasive Woody Plants in the Tropics research group, based at the University of Wales, Bangor, UK, has undertaken two major field studies in Jamaica and Tanzania, together with a global review of invasions resulting in a comprehensive database, an analysis of common characteristics and recommendations for management and control, as summarised below.

 
 
  Click on any of the titles below for a more detailed summary of that project. The full versions can be downloaded from the download page.
1. The invasion of Pittosporum undulatum in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica
2.  The invasion of Maesopsis eminii in the East Usambara forests of Tanzania
3.  An overview of invasive woody plants in the tropics
4. The control of the Australian tree Pittosporum undulatum in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica
5. The effect of Pittosporum undulatum on the native vegetation of the Blue Mountains of Jamaica
6. Control and management of invasive alien woody plants in the tropics 

 
  Personnel Staff members:  Email addresses:
  Dr John Healey  j.healey@bangor.ac.uk 
  Dr John Hall j.b.hall@bangor.ac.uk 
   
  Research associates: 
  Tom Goodland tom@f-bach.freeserve.co.uk 
  Dr Pierre Binggeli P.Binggeli@bangor.ac.uk 
  Neville Geddes  neville@coombs.demon.co.uk 

These web pages are an output from a research project funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of developing countries.  The views expressed are not necessarily those of DFID.  R4742 Forestry Research Programme.