Articles by Keyword: Brachystegia Longifolia

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  1. Bark removal for medicinal use predisposes indigenous forest trees to wood degradation in Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal
    Bark harvesting for medicinal purposes has become widespread in Zambia, mainly due to the high levels of poverty among the population. The injury caused to trees leads to wood deterioration as a result of insect damage and fungal infection. This...
  2. An effective technique for breaking the seed dormancy of <em>Acacia longifolia</em>

    An effective technique for breaking the seed dormancy of <em>Acacia longifolia</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of different pre-treatments on the dormancy of the hard-coated seeds of Acacia longifolia Andr. Willd. was determined. A final germination figure of 100% could be obtained with hot water treatments, acid scarification and manual scarification. However, if germination...
  3. Investigations on the removal by animals of <em>Acacia longifolia</em> (Fabaceae) seed from the soil surface at Banhoek in the southwestern Cape

    Investigations on the removal by animals of <em>Acacia longifolia</em> (Fabaceae) seed from the soil surface at Banhoek in the southwestern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Studies on the removal of Acacia longifolia (Andr.) Willd. seed from trays on the soil surface showed that 91,07% of the seed was removed after one week of exposure. Exclusion treatments indicated that ants removed 57,22% of the seed while...