• The response of springtails to fire in the fynbos of the Western Cape, South Africa 

      Janion-Scheepers, C.; Bengtsson, J.; Leinaas, H.P.; Deharveng, L.; Chown, S.L. (Elsevier B.V., 2016)
      Although fire is a natural form of disturbance in many ecosystems, the frequency of fires is increasing due to human activities. Hence, understanding the impacts of fire on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning has become ...
    • Soil biota in a megadiverse country: Current knowledge and future research directions in South Africa 

      Janion-Scheepers, C.; Measey, J.; Braschler, B.; Chown, S.L.; Coetzee, L.; Colville, J.F.; Dames, J.; Davies, A.B.; Davies, S.J.; Davis, A.L.V.; Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S.; Duffy, G.A.; Fourie, D.; Griffiths, C.; Haddad, C.R.; Hamer, M.; Herbert, D.G.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Jacobs, A.; Jacobs, K.; Jansen van Rensburg, C.; Lamani, S.; Lotz, L.N.; vdM. Louw, S.; Lyle, R.; Malan, A.P.; Marias, M.; Neethling, J.-A.; Nxele, T.C.; Plisko, D.J.; Prendine, L.; Rink, A.N.; Swart, A.; Theron, P.; Truter, M.; Ueckermann, E.; Uys, V.M.; Villet, M.H.; Willows-Munro, S.; Wilson, J.R.U. (Elsevier GmbH, 2016)
      Soils are integral to agricultural productivity, biodiversity, and the maintenance of ecosystem services. However, soil ecosystem research depends on foundational biological knowledge that is often missing. In this review, ...
    • Updated list of Collembola species currently recorded from South Africa 

      Janion-Scheepers, C.; Deharveng, L.; Bedos, A.; Chown, S.L. (Pensoft, 2015)
      Understanding the abundance and richness of species is one of the most fundamental steps in effecting their conservation. Despite global recognition of the significance of the below-ground component of diversity for ...