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Entomology in South Africa : where do we come from, where are we now and where are we going?
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013-01-28)
Entomology in South Africa can be traced back to the mid-18th century when Ryk Tulbagh was governor at the Cape from 1751 to 1771. Tulbagh was interested in nature and instructed his gardener, J.A. Auge, to collect plants, ...
A systematic review of the so-called cosmopolitan polydorid Polydora hoplura Claparede, 1869 (Polychaeta: Spionidae) on the South African coast.
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Introduction: Polydora hoplura is considered a cosmopolitan or alien species on the South African coast and is an important pest affecting farmed abalone and oysters in the region. The first description ...
Phylogeny and taxonomy of the round-eared sengis or elephant-shrews, genus Macroscelides (Mammalia, Afrotheria, Macroscelidea)
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
The round-eared sengis or elephant-shrews (genus Macroscelides) exhibit striking pelage variation throughout their ranges. Over ten taxonomic names have been proposed to describe this variation, but currently only two taxa ...
Identification of lactobacillus spp. isolated from different phases during the production of a South African fortified wine
(South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2002)
Fortified wines contain a high level of unfermented sugars and are prone to spoilage by alcohol-tolerant lactic acid bacteria. A total of 62 strains were isolated from various production stages of one of the more popular ...