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The effect of urbanization and agriculture on predacious arthropod diversity in the Highveld grasslands
Biodiversity provides vital ecosystem services and more diverse ecosystems are known to be more stable and resilient in the face of disturbance. Predacious arthropods provide a valuable ecosystem service to control pest ...
Standardizing quarter degree grid data for plant species in the Western Central Bushveld for more explicit use in spatial models
(North-West University, 2011)
South Africa is a megadiverse country, and its biodiversity is endangered by population pressure and the development needs of a developing country. In order to address the rapid decline in biological diversity, biodiversity ...
Diversity of non-crop plants and arthropods in soybean agro-ecosystems in South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa)North-West University, 2020)
Soybean is widely cultivated in the Grassland Biome of South Africa (>700 000 ha per annum). Yet the possible effects large-scale cultivation of soybean has on biodiversity in adjacent habitat is not fully understood. It ...
Establishment of native vegetation on artificial growth mediums in the Afroalpine zone, Lesotho
(North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
Mining is an anthropogenic activity that is not only destructive to the environment but creates imbalances between the natural integrity of the environment and human society. Letšeng Diamonds is a kimberlite diamond mining ...