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The Ipomoea menace in the pastoralists land – Ms. Manei Carolyne

What is Ipomoea? Ipomoea weed is a creeping annual herb, widespread in the semi-arid districts of Southern Kenya, which colonizes and spreads rapidly immediately after the onset of the rainy season (Mganga et al., 2010a). The species is mainly found in disturbed or degraded sites. The plant exhibits most characteristics common to invasive species, which include capacity for rapid growth…