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  • Themeda Triandra Renosterveld in the Heidelberg District 

    Raitt, Gwendolyn R. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigated the composition of Themeda triandra Renosterveld in part of the Grootvadersbosch Conservancy and the effects of selected environmental and management variables to provide guidelines ...

  • Taxonomic assessment of O. furcillata (Oxalidaceae) 

    Bissiengou, Pulcherie (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    The family Oxalidaceae has a worldwide distribution, but is most common in tropical and subtropical regions. Oxalis L. is the largest genus of the family comprising ca. 800 of the 900 species. Oxalis species are annual ...

  • The systematic significance of the fruit and seed morphology and anatomy in selected Oxalis L. (Oxalidaceae) species 

    Obone, Charline (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    At present a proper systematic classification of the southern African members of Oxalis L. (Oxalidaceae) does not exist. The most recent and comprehensive revision of the genus based on macro-morphological characters is ...

  • Remobilization of sucrose from the culm during germination of sugarcane setts 

    Boussiengui-Boussiengui, Gino (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    The main substrate use during shoot establishment from the lateral bud of sugarcane setts and enzymes involved in sucrose metabolism were investigated in the shoots and the internodes acting as source of carbohydrates. ...

  • Meerkat latrines : cooperation, competition and discrimination 

    Jordan, Neil R. (Neil Robert) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Many territorial carnivores deposit faeces and other scent-marks at specific latrine sites, and their role in territorial defence is often assumed. However, recent empirical and theoretical work suggests ...

  • Biodiversity risk assessment of South Africa’s municipalities 

    Gerber, Liezel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    South Africa is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and even with conservation initiatives in place continues to face biodiversity loss. There is a need to prioritise areas for conservation as resources for ...

  • Acclimation effects on thermal tolerance in ameronothrid mites at sub-Antarctic Marion Island 

    Deere, Jacques Andries (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 ...