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Character variation and a cladistic analysis of the genus Lachenalia Jacq.f. ex Murray (Hyacinthaceae:Massonieae)
Morphological variation and a cladistic analysis of the large, endemic Southern African genus Lachenalia Jacq.f. ex Murray (Hyacinthaceae: Massonieae) is presented. Its close taxonomic relationship with the small endemic ...
Assessment of a process-based model to predict the growth and yield of Eucalyptus grandis plantations in South Africa.
It is believed that the process-based model 3-PG (Physiological Principles Predicting Growth; Landsberg and Waring, 1997) can potentially play a useful role within South African forestry, both as an operational and a ...
Thermoregulation in free-ranging African-endemic small mammals : the rock elephant shrew, Elephantulus myurus and the lesser bushbaby, Galago moholi.
Endothermy in birds and mammals is invariably associated with homeothermy. However, homeothermy can only be maintained if sufficient energy is obtained to meet the animals' maintenance budget. In mammals, daily torpor and ...
Biotic indicators of grassland condition in KwaZulu-Natal, with management recommendations.
The South African grassland biome is disappearing rapidly through advancing development and change in agricultural land use. One of the most threatened grassland types, Midlands Mistbelt, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is ...
The effect of habitat alteration by elephants on invertebrate diversity in two small reserves in South Africa.
Balancing increasing elephant numbers with biodiversity conservation in small reserves has become a concern for many protected area managers. Elephants are considered important agents of disturbance creating heterogeneity ...