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Empirical and model derived respiration responses to climate in different soils of an arid South African ecosystem
This study examined the magnitude of soil CO2 efflux in an arid South African ecosystem, the flux responses as well as those of key limiting nutrients to soil temperature increases and moisture reductions consistent with ...
The phylogeography, biomass allocation and phenology of Salicornia tegetaria (S. Steffen, Mucina & G. Kadereit) Piirainen & G. Kadereit, an endemic salt marsh species in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Salicornia tegetaria is an endemic salt marsh macrophyte that is widely distributed in estuaries along the South African coast. The aims of the study were to understand the phylogeography of the species, compare the biomass ...
Investigating the diet selection and genetic variation of small ruminants in a dryland pastoral system in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Small ruminants found in pastoral dryland systems face many challenges regarding constant environmental and climate changes. These variable environments are home to many pastoralists who use the natural resources to ...