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Human activity facilitates altitudinal expansion of exotic plants along a road in montane grassland, South Africa
(Opulus Press Uppsala, 2008-05-07)
Question: Do anthropogenic activities facilitate the distribution of exotic plants along steep altitudinal gradients? Location: Sani Pass road, Grassland biome, South Africa Methods: On both sides of this road, presence ...
Interactive effects on fire, rainfall, and litter quality on decomposition in savannas: frequent fire leads to contrasting effects
(Springer Science+Business Media New York, 2013)
One of the many ecological processes expected to undergo alteration due to global change is the decomposition of organic matter, with little known concerning the effects that changing disturbance regimes may have. Fire, a ...
The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: A test with savanna termite assemblages
(British Ecological Society, 2012)
1. Fire is an important disturbance in African savannas where it is generally assumed that high levels of pyrodiversity (variation in aspects of the fire regime) are necessary to maintain high levels of biodiversity. ...