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Carbon stock in the community managed Sal (Shorea robusta) forests of Dadeldhura district, western Nepal

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): Suresh Prashad Bhatta , et al. ,
Keywords: allometric equation, carbon sequestration, climate change, community forests, forest management duration, stand characteristics
Pages: 47–55
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Annual litter production in a Brazilian Cerrado woodland savanna

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): Alan N Costa , et al. ,
Keywords: cerrado sensu stricto, litter dynamics, nutrient cycling, net primary production, seasonal environments
Pages: 65–69
Article Views: 33
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Fuelwood energy characteristics and biomass equations of the dominant species of northern Patagonian shrublands (Argentina)

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): Matías G Goldenberg , et al. ,
Keywords: bioenergy, native forest, biomass models, calorific value
Pages: 56–64
Article Views: 32
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The effect of planting density on the stem form of Pinus patula trees

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): RA Charlton , et al. ,
Keywords: ovality, Pinus patula, planting density, sinuosity, stem deviation, stem form, taper
Pages: 70–74
Article Views: 33
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Stand structure, regeneration and seed dispersal patterns of Nothofagus glauca (Hualo) in central Chile

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): Rafael Navarro-Cerrillo , et al. ,
Keywords: spatiotemporal variation, recruitment limitation, silviculture, coppice system, Nothofagus
Pages: 75–85
Article Views: 9
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Tourism resources and carrying capacity of scenic tourism areas based on forest ecological environment

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): Qiong Sun , et al. ,
Keywords: environmental quality, forest ecological environment, tourism carrying capacity, tourism resources
Pages: 10–14
Article Views: 7
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Genetic control of diameter and bark percentage in spotted gum (Corymbia spp.): can we breed eucalypts with more wood and less bark?

Published in : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, Journal Volume 82, Issue 1, 02 January 2020
Author(s): João Gabriel Zanon Paludeto , et al. ,
Keywords: bark thickness, DBHOB, heritability, lme4, mixed models, seed sources
Pages: 86–93
Article Views: 7
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Effects of untreated industrial effluents on water quality and benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages of Lake Hawassa and its tributaries, Southern Ethiopia

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): ST Mereta , et al. ,
Keywords: Basic Prati Index, Ethiopian Biological Score Index, macroinvertebrates, wetlands
Pages: 285–295
Article Views: 7
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The effectiveness of riparian zones in mitigating water quality impacts in an agriculturally dominated river system in South Africa

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): CR Petersen , et al. ,
Keywords: ecotone, land use, nutrient loads, surface runoff, vegetation
Pages: 336–349
Article Views: 7
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Assessment of physico-chemical parameters of freshwater in the Sidi Abderrahmane reservoir, Safi, Morocco

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): W Belokda , et al. ,
Keywords: Oum Er-Rabia Basin, physicochemical, Safi region, water quality, waterway
Pages: 259–268
Article Views: 8
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Acute toxicity and ethological responses in African catfish Clarias gariepinus juveniles to the herbicide, Ronstar®

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): NS Oluah , et al. ,
Keywords: barbel, behaviour, bioassay, lethality, mortality, survival
Pages: 296–302
Article Views: 7
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Using action cameras to estimate the abundance and habitat use of threatened fish in clear headwater streams

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): B Hannweg , et al. ,
Keywords: freshwater fish, MaxN, monitoring, photographs, snorkel surveys, underwater video analysis
Pages: 372–377
Article Views: 7
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Relative growth of invasive and indigenous tilapiine cichlid fish in Tanzania

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): SJ Bradbeer , et al. ,
Keywords: aquaculture, fisheries production, Jipe tilapia, Nile tilapia, non-native species, Oreochromis jipe, Oreochromis niloticus
Pages: 378–381
Article Views: 5
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Assessment of heavy metals pollution in surface and groundwater systems in Oued Righ region (Algeria) using pollution indices and multivariate statistical techniques

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): ML Benhaddya , et al. ,
Keywords: CA, cluster analysis, ground water, PCA, principal component analysis, surface water, water pollution
Pages: 269–284
Article Views: 8
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Spatial variability of aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages in the Okavango Delta, Botswana: considerations for developing a rapid bioassessment tool

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): H Dallas , et al. ,
Keywords: aquatic habitat, biodiversity, bioassessment, flood-pulsed wetland, seasonal floodplain, southern Africa
Pages: 350–363
Article Views: 7
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Growth and metabolism of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) fed with copepods (Eucyclops sp.) exposed to lead and titanium dioxide nanoparticles

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): MM Matouke , et al. ,
Keywords: accumulation, binary mixtures, food chains, heavy metals, length-weight relationships, nanomaterials, nutrient composition
Pages: 310–316
Article Views: 7
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The effect of cadmium toxicity on Oreochromis niloticus and human health

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): K Abougabal , et al. ,
Keywords: clinical signs, fish farm, human fish consumers, post-mortem abnormalities, uric acid
Pages: 303–309
Article Views: 7
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Habitat utilisation of Pseudobarbus afer and Sandelia capensis in headwaters of the Swartkops River, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): B Hannweg , et al. ,
Keywords: action cameras, artificial habitat, conservation, endangered fish, headwater streams, maxN, proportional occupancy
Pages: 364–371
Article Views: 6
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Biomarker responses in African sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822), as indicators of potential metal and organic pollution along the Vaal River system, South Africa

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): LJ Connell , et al. ,
Keywords: biochemical responses, energetics, freshwater, multivariate analysis, physiological effect
Pages: 317–328
Article Views: 9
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Threats posed by xenoestrogenic chemicals to the aquatic ecosystem, fish reproduction and humans: a review

Published in : African Journal of Aquatic Science , Journal Volume 45, Issue 3, 02 July 2020
Author(s): I Badamasi , et al. ,
Keywords: aquatic environment, endocrine disrupting chemicals, Lake Victoria, oestrogens, vitellogenin
Pages: 243–258
Article Views: 5
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