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Large herbivore stocking rate effects on plant palatability, forage preference and soil properties in an Alluvium Fynbos-Renosterveld mosaic
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2009-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An understanding of the interactions of herbivores, plant nutrients and soil properties is crucial for grazing management. Of particular interest are plant palatability and herbivore grazing preferences. ...
Comparative impacts of fragmentation on birds in two bioregions in a biodiversity hotspot, the Cape Floristic Region
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
Habitat loss and fragmentation are two of the most pressing threats to biodiversity. Avifaunal diversity and integrity is under immense pressure from these two processes. We have made major advances in our understanding ...
An investigation into the integrated pest management of the obscure mealybug, Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), in pome fruit orchards in the Western Cape Province, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) (obscure mealybug), is a common and serious pest of apples and pears in South Africa. Consumer and regulatory pressure to produce commodities ...