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Road verges as invasion corridors? A spatial hierarchical test in an arid ecosystem
Disturbed habitats are often swiftly colonized by alien plant species. Human inhabited areas may act as sources from which such aliens disperse, while road verges have been suggested as corridors facilitating their dispersal. ...
Ants, altitude and change in the northern Cape Floristic Region
(BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2006-01)
Aim Climate-modelling exercises have demonstrated that the Cape Floristic Region is highly sensitive to climate change and will apparently lose much of its northern limits over the next few decades. Because there is little ...
Are road verges corridors for weed invasion? Insights from the fine-scale spatial genetic structure of Raphanus raphanistrum
(European Weed Research Society, 2013)
Raphanus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae) is considered amongst the world’s worst agricultural weeds. We address critical issues in its management by studying the pathway of colonisation at local scales. For this, we assessed ...
Balancing effective conservation with sustainable resource use in protected areas: precluded by knowledge gaps
(Foundation for Environmental Conservation, 2015)
Despite significant expansion of the global protected area (PA) network, this investment has not commonly been matched by investment in their management. This includes managing trade-offs between social and biodiversity ...