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The invasive ant Pheidole megacephala on an oceanic island : impact, control and community-level response to management
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Invasive species are among the most important global conservation threats. Their management is one of the key conservation challenges that will have to be addressed in the next few decades. The study of ...
Comparative impact of invasive alien trees and vineyards on arthropod diversity in the Cape floristic region, Western Cape
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Invasive alien trees (IATs) and agriculture are rapidly altering the capacity of ecosystems to provide a variety of essential services, with decreasing habitat quality having an adverse effect on arthropod ...
Acoustic profiling of the landscape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Soft, serene insect songs add an intrinsic aesthetic value to the landscape. Yet these songs also have an important biological relevance. Acoustic signals across the landscape carry a multitude of ...
Effects of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) cage culture on Western Cape irrigation reservoirs.
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Water storage in reservoirs forms an integral part of the agricultural landscape in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. A few large reservoirs serve primarily as a drinking and industrial water ...
The population ecology of the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) in the panhandle region of the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
The Okavango Delta, Botswana, is a unique ecosystem and this is reflected in its extraordinary biodiversity. The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti) is the apex predator, and performs a number of vital functions ...