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The application of selected invertebrates as indicators of ecosystem change due to veld fires
(North-West University, 2008)
The quality of terrestrial invertebrates as indicators for the detection of ecological change associated with disturbance is widely acknowledged. Invertebrates, at the community level, are often more sensitive to changes ...
Factors affecting possible management strategies for the Namib feral horses
(North-West University, 2005)
Demographic, biological and behavioural knowledge, together with information on the ecological interactions and impact of a species is fundamental to effective management of most mammal species. In this study, these aspects ...
Assessment of epigeal arthropods along an urbanization gradient in the municipal area of Potchefstroom, North-West Province, South Africa
(North-West University, 2007)
Human activities have dramatically altered the functioning of ecosystems through the ages. Urbanization illustrates the effect of anthropogenic activity by the transformation of natural areas to ecologically disturbed ...
Best land-use strategies towards sustainable biodiversity and land degradation management in semi-arid western rangelands in southern Africa, with special reference to ants as bio-indicators
(North-West University, 2006)
In South Africa, the unsustainable use of natural resources by domestic livestock has led to resource depletion and serious land degradation. Rangeland degradation, especially bush encroachment and soil erosion, is ...