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How much evolutionary history in a 10x10m plot?
We use a fully dated phylogenetic tree of the angiospermfamilies to calculate phylogenetic diversity (PD) in four South African vegetation types with distinct evolutionary histories. Since the branch length values are in ...
Spatially-explicit sensitivity analysis for conservation management: exploring the influence of decisions in invasive alien plant management
Aim Decision-support models have considerable potential for guiding management strategies when problems are complex. The robustness of such decision-making processes is rarely evaluated, and the influence of decision criteria ...
Realizing a synergy between research and education: how participation in ant monitoring helps raise biodiversity awareness in a resource-poor country
(Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2010)
Biodiversity-rich, resource-poor countries need to allocate scarce resources to the competing goals of identifying and monitoring their biodiversity and educating their populace about it. Often only relatively wealthy ...