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The effects of burning and mowing on microclimate and soil resources and implications for species change in the southern tall grassveld of KwaZulu-Natal.
Promotion of a predictive understanding of plant community response to various forms, frequencies and seasons of disturbance, either through the direct physical effect on biota and or indirect effect on plants, through ...
The development of stocking rate models for three veld types in Natal.
The overall objective was to develop stocking rate models for three veld types. namely the Lowveld. the Southern Tall Grassveld and the Natal Sour Sandveld. in Natal. Sub-objectives were to determine ...
Above- and belowground competition in Savanna systems.
The structure and composition of savanna vegetation is influenced by resource availability and disturbance. Grasses, a major component of savannas, influence this resource availability by competing directly with trees ...
Control of bush encroachment with fire in the arid savannas of Southeastern Africa.
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The bioeconomic implications of various stocking strategies in the semi- arid savanna of Natal.
Climatic and market uncertainty present major challenges to livestock producers in arid and semi-arid environments. Range managers require detailed information on biological and economic components of the system in order ...
Patch grazing in the humid grasslands of KwaZulu-Natal.
Patch grazing may be an important factor providing the focus from which wide-scale veld degradation has occurred in the humid grasslands of KwaZulu-Natal. A number of discrete studies were therefore initiated to ...
Re-vegetation dynamics of land cleared of Acacia mearnsii (black wattle)
The overall aim of the study was to investigate re-vegetation of disturbed sites, using nursery grown plugs (from seedling trays) of Themeda triandra, Heteropogon contortus and Hyparrhenia dregeana in order to reach ...