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Triffid weed or chromolaena (Chromolaena odorata) is an invasive weed of agriculture, forestry and conservation in many parts of the world. In KwaZulu-Natal, it rapidly degrades indigenous forests and savannas and is a weed problem in commercial plantations. Research has shown that chromolaena is easily killed by herbicides applied to…
Famine weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is a problematic invasive noxious weed which is spreading at a shocking rate in KwaZulu-Natal, causing major damage in agriculture and is detrimental to humans. It has been found as far south as KwaMashu in Durban, with random sightings from the South Coast.