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Intergrating environmental variables with worldview-2 data to model the probability of occurence of invasive chromolena odata in forest canopy gaps : Dukuduku forest in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Several alien plants are invading subtropical forest ecosystems through canopy gaps, resulting in the loss of native species biodiversity. The loss of native species in such habitats may result in reduced ecosystem ...
Field spectroscopy of plant water content in Eucalyptus grandis forest stands in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The measurement of plant water content is essential to assess stress and disturbance in forest plantations. Traditional techniques to assess plant water content are costly, time consuming and spatially ...
An investigation into using textural analysis and change detection techniques on medium and high spatial resolution imagery for monitoring plantation forestry operations.
Plantation forestry involves the management of man-made industrial forests for the purpose of producing raw materials for the pulp and paper, saw milling and other related wood products industries. Management of these ...
Examining the utility of the random ensemble and remotely sensed image data to predict Pinus patula forest age in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The mapping of forest age is important for effective forest inventory as age is indicative of a number of plant physiological processes. Field survey techniques have traditionally been used to collect forest inventory data, ...