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Invasive alien plants and water resources in South Africa: Current understanding, predictive ability and research challenges
Predictions that invasive alien plants would use significant amounts of water were a major factor in the establishment of South Africa's Working for Water programme, which aims to protect water resources by clearing these ...
Darwin at the Cape
Of the thirteen ports where HMS Beagle called on its homeward voyage from South America to England, it stayed longer at Simon's Bay (31 May - 18 June 1836) than anywhere else except for the Galapagos Islands. Yet Charles ...
Impacts of invasive alien plants on Red-Listed South African dragonflies (Odonata)
This paper gives an overview of the threats to dragonflies (including damselflies) (Odonata), globally and nationally Red-Listed by the IUCN, In South Africa. All the globally Red-Listed species are endemic to South Africa. ...
Grasses as invasive alien plants in South Africa
Grasses are important, but often overlooked, elements of the South African alien flora. Current information shows that 15% of the grass genera and 12% of grass species in southern Africa are naturalized aliens. Many of ...