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Post-dispersal fate of Acacia seeds in an African savanna
(SOUTHERN AFRICAN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ASSOC, 2005-10)
African Acacia species are often major contributors to the progressive increase in the woody component of savannas, a phenomenon commonly referred to as bush encroachment. In Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, the numbers of adult ...
Evidence for induced pseudo-vivipary in Pennisetum setaceum (Fountain grass) invading a dry river, arid Karoo, South Africa
We report the development of rootless plantlets in inflorescences of Pennisetum setaceum (Fountain grass) invasive in the Gamka River in the Karoo National Park, South Africa. The pseudo-vivipary appeared to have been ...
Towards best practice in management of road reserves
(Botanical Society, 2007-03)
Managing roads, rivers and powerline servitudes as biodiversity corridors through the landscape
National and Provincial road verges are managed to promote road safety and conserve biodiversity. In most cases the management is carried out by contractors and funded by the Extended Public Works Programme. In some cases, ...
Effects of invasion of fire-free arid shrublands by a fire-promoting invasive alien grass (Pennisetum setaceum) in South Africa
(Ecological Society of Australia, 2009)
Arid shrublands in the Karoo (South Africa) seldom accumulate sufficient combustible fuel to support fire. However, as a result of invasion by an alien perennial grass (Pennisetum setaceum), they could become flammable. ...