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Acclimation effects on thermal tolerance in ameronothrid mites at sub-Antarctic Marion Island
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Evidence for widespread ecological impacts due to rapid climate change is on the increase, with further warming predicted over the next century. This increase in warming has lead to organisms adjusting ...
Insect macroecological patterns along an altitudinal gradient : the Greater Cederberg Biodiversity Corridor
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The central goal in macroecology is to determine species diversity patterns across ecological gradients. Altitudinal and latitudinal patterns in species richness are often assumed to be analogous. ...
Physiological variation in insects : metabolic scaling and gas exchange patterns
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Physiological diversity in insects was investigated in terms of gas exchange patterns and metabolic rate. Since the majority of hypotheses that propose to explain the occurrence of Discontinuous Gas ...