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The ecology and conservation biology of the Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis in Zambia.
This study was undertaken to investigate the ecology of the Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis in the wild. Prior to this study little was known about the ecology of this parrot or other members of the genus ...
Genetic diversity of the Chaerephon leucogaster/pumilus complex from mainland Africa and the western Indian Ocean islands.
Chaerephon (Dobson, 1874), an Old World genus belonging to the family Molossidae, is part of the suborder Vespertilioniformes. Members of this genus are distributed across mainland Africa (sample sites; Tanzania, Yemen, ...
Studies on the biology of three species of sea urchin (Echinodermata : Echnoidea), on the South African east coast.
Ten species of shallow water echinoid are found on the subtropical east coast of South Africa. Although their distributions are patchy, the most common species, Echinometra mathaei, stomopneustes variolaris and Diadema ...
Biological studies of bottlenose dolphins from Natal coastal waters.
The biology of bottlenose dolphins from the east coast of southern Africa is investigated. Births occur predominantly in summer, after a one year gestation period. Calves are born at a length of approximately 103 cm and ...
Aspects of the ecology and exploitation of the fishes of the Kosi Bay system, KwaZulu, South Africa.
ln this study the exploitation of the fish fauna of the Kosi estuarine system by man and natural predators is described and estimates made of the off-take and its species composition. The most important ...
Two aspects of the biology of an African honeybee, Apis mellifera scutellata (Hymenoptera, Apidae) : laying workers, and colony defence behaviour.
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The biology and systematic relationships of Crowned, Blackwinged and Lesser Blackwinged Plovers.
Plovers was compared with particular reference to breeding biology, feeding ecology and habitat preference. Crowned and Blackwinged Plovers coexisted in mixed flocks in grasslands which aided predator detect ion and ...
Aspects of the biology, specific status and control of the bedbugs Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus in northern Natal and KwaZulu.
The bedbugs Cimex lectularius and C. hemipterus (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) have been identified from a study area in northern Natal and KwaZulu. South Africa, between 26° 45' S and 28° 45' S, and 32° 00 ' E and 32° 52' E. ...
The freshwater Diaptomidae (Calanoida : Copepoda) of Southern Africa.
Freshwater copepod taxonomy has been neglected in southern Africa for more than 50 years and this has placed a constraint on research on the biology and ecology of this important component of the freshwater ...
Resistance in maize to the maize stalk borer, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
An in depth review is given of Host Plant Resistance research on borers in general, and on B. fusca in particular. The general biology and economic importance of B. fusca are also discussed. Several aspects of the ...