• Plasticity of thermal tolerance and metabolism but not water loss in an invasive reed frog 

      Davies, S.J.; McGeoch, M.A.; Clusella-Trullas, S. (Elsevier Inc., 2015)
      Phenotypic plasticity may buffer the selection pressures on organisms that inhabit novel or rapidly-changing environments. We investigated plasticity of thermal tolerance, energetic and water loss traits and their interaction ...
    • Renewed management system and provisions for South Africa's sub-Antarctic islands 

      Davies, S.J.; Chown, S.L.; Joubert, L.S. (2007)
      A novel environmental management plan (EMP) produced for the Prince Edward islands provides a systematic and comprehensive set of provisions for the management of the islands’ biodiversity and historical estate. The plan ...
    • Science and education at the Centre for Invasion Biology 

      Davies, S.J.; Measey, G.J.; du Plessis, D.; Richardson, D.M. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      South Africa has severe problems caused by biological invasions in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems, and a long history of managing biological invasions. However, appreciation and systematic study of the ...
    • 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, ...
    • The unknown underworld: Understanding soil health in South Africa 

      Louw, S.v.d.M.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Janion, C.; Veldtman, R.; Davies, S.J.; Addison, M. (Academy of Science os South Africa, 2014)
      The need to provide food security to a growing human population in the face of global threats such as climate change, land transformation, invasive species and pollution is placing increasing pressure on South African ...