Monday, February 12, 2007
Interesting article in The East African about mesquite (Prosopis juliflora, mathenge). While that invasive shrub certainly gets a lot of media attention for the problems it is causing in Africa, what sets this article apart is that it covers the history of the plant's introduction and spread in such countries as Senegal, South Africa and Kenya.
Labels: Africa, Kenya, mathenge, mesquite, plants
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