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  1. Invasion status of Florida bass <em>Micropterus floridanus</em> (Lesueur, 1822) in South Africa

    Invasion status of Florida bass <em>Micropterus floridanus</em> (Lesueur, 1822) in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides are a popular North American angling species that was introduced into South Africa in 1928. To enhance the largemouth bass fisheries, Florida bass Micropterus floridanus were introduced into KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, in 1980. Knowledge on...
  2. Site Indicator Species for Predicting Productivity of Pine Plantations in the Southern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    A means of predicting site potential for pine species in the Southern Cape based on 10 vegetation associations is presented.
  3. Reductions in Plant Species Richness under Stands of Alien Trees and Shrubs in the Fynbos Biome

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The reduction of species richness of indigenous plants is one of the major problems associated with the presence of dense stands of invasive alien trees and shrubs in the Fynbos Biome of the Cape Province, South Africa. A synthesis was...
  4. Floristic and Structural Composition of Wonderwoud Forest in the Wolkberg, North-Eastern Transvaal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The closed, evergreen forest of 450 ha was studied by means of a survey of 55 circular plots of 0,04 ha, distributed in a grid pattern. TWINSPAN classification separated the forest into four stand types: Olea capensis macrocarpa—Xymalos monospora—Syzygium gerrardii...
  5. Floristic and Structural Composition of Hanglip Forest in the Soutpansberg, Northern Transvaal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The closed, evergreen forest of 363 ha was sampled by means of 62 circular plots of 0,04 ha, distributed in a grid pattern. TWINSPAN classification separated the forest into regrowth forest with two forest types, and mature forest with four...
  6. Conservation Developments in South African Forestry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The historical development of environmental conservational activities within the South African Forestry Industry is followed, and the changing emphasis from the conservation of the remaining indigenous forests (pre-1900) to water conservation, to natural assets and unplanted areas is highlighted. The...
  7. Commercial Forestry on Signal Hill and Lion's Head, Cape Town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The history of afforestation with alien tree species on Signal Hill and Lion's Head, which form part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve, Cape Town, was reconstructed. The natural vegetation comprises mostly West Coast Renosterveld which is considered the most...
  8. The effect of thirty years of burning on the Highland Sourveld of Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A veld condition assessment was used to determine the effect of past burning treatments on the species composition of Highland Sourveld at Cathedral Peak. Veld condition scores in grassland protected from fire were significantly lower than where veld had been...
  9. Characteristics of fire behaviour in the montane grasslands of natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Fire behaviour characteristics were investigated in the montane grasslands of the Natal Drakensberg. The behaviour of experimental fires was measured together with the accompanying biotic and abiotic conditions. Estimates of heat yield, mass of available fuel and forward rate of...
  10. Forage production of some grass species in the false Thornveld of the Eastern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The most commonly occurring grass species in the False Thornveld (Acocks, 1953; veld type no. 21) were clipped before and after grazing on veld in good and poor condition at different times of the year. Herbage yield per species was...