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Alien invaders and reptile traders: risk assessment and modelling of trends, vectors and traits influencing introduction and establishment of alien reptiles and amphibians
Biological invasions are a growing threat to biodiversity, trade and agriculture in South Africa. Though alien reptiles and amphibians (herpetofauna or herps) are not currently a major threat, escalating problems worldwide ...
Pattern and process of plant invasion in an African savanna ecosystem
Biological invasions are a significant ecological and economic global crisis. Protected areas also suffer from the increased burden that invasions place on their resources and the impacts placed on the ecosystem. However, ...
Managing gene flow: A prerequisite for recombinant DNA biotechnology
The thesis contains a literature review, three research chapters and a concluding chapter in which I make specific recommendations on management practice to minimize gene flow where necessary. The Literature review ...