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Drivers of vegetation change in the eastern Karoo.
The Nama-Karoo Biome occupies much of the western central region of South Africa and transitions into the Grassland Biome along its eastern boundary along a gradual ecotone. The area is characterised by hot summers and ...
Local and global controllers of grassland ecosystem stability during global change.
Human impacts on grasslands dramatically affect grassland biodiversity which impacts the ability of ecosystems to sustainably provide ecosystem services. As the extents of these anthropogenic impacts increase (due to ...
Selective impacts on the vigour and mortality of Aristida junciformis (subsp. junciformis)
The aim of grazing management is to maximise livestock production by maintaining high sward quality. Many southern African grasslands have become degraded allowing grass species unfavourable for livestock production, such ...