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The roles of competition, disturbance and nutrients on species composition, light interception and biomass production in a South African semi-arid savanna.
Plants are the major source of food or energy required to sustain life on the planet, but humans are grappling with the deteriorating conditions of natural ecosystems such as compositional change, desertification, invasive ...
Regrowth patterns, defences and allocation of stored energy reserves in Acacia seedlings following herbivory and fire.
Disturbances, such as herbivory and fire are commonplace in savanna ecosystems. The effects of herbivory and fire on growth and defences of adult trees is a much studied filed in plant ecology. However, there are ...
Effect of fire frequency on herbivore distribution and behaviour in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Fire plays an important role in structuring and maintaining savanna grassland ecosystems. Although regular fires are a characteristic feature of savannas, the effects of fire frequency on these systems are less well ...
Dry woodland and savanna vegetation dynamics in the Eastern Okavango Delta, Botswana.
The Okavango Delta is an extremely dynamic system with variable vegetation comprised of permanent swamps, seasonal swamps, dry islands, floodplains and dry grassland, savanna and woodland. The system is largely driven ...