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  1. Fungi and insects associated with <em>Euphorbia ingens</em> die-off in South Africa

    Fungi and insects associated with <em>Euphorbia ingens</em> die-off in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Euphorbia ingens, landmark succulent trees in savannas of South Africa, have been dying in large numbers over the last 10–15 years. Initial studies conducted in the Limpopo province of South Africa revealed a diverse group of biotic agents including fungi,...
  2. Seasonal Fluctuations and Diversity of Bark and Wood-boring Beetles in Lowland Forest: Implications for management Practices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The phenology and diversity of wood-living beetles attacking Cedrela mexicana, Khaya nyasica and Milicia excelsa were observed for one year with weekly window-flight-trap collections. A total of 150 species (10 known to be common pests of timber) were collected, most...
  3. Do mammalian herbivores influence invertebrate communities via changes in the vegetation? Results from a preliminary survey in Kruger National Park, South Africa

    Do mammalian herbivores influence invertebrate communities via changes in the vegetation? Results from a preliminary survey in Kruger National Park, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    We investigated the indirect influence of mammalian herbivores on invertebrates, by utilising long-term mammalian herbivore exclosures in Kruger National Park. The exclosures span three distinct habitat types (crest, footslope and riparian) on a catena. By performing invertebrate collections in the...
  4. The effect of fire on the diversity and abundance of wood-living beetles in a miombo woodland, Tanzania

    The effect of fire on the diversity and abundance of wood-living beetles in a miombo woodland, Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Weekly sampling was carried out using window flight traps for three and a half successive years, between 1995–1998 to determine the effects of annual fires on the occurrence, abundance, and diversity of wood-living beetles in a miombo woodland at Kitulangalo,...