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  • Cowling, RM; Roux, PW (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1987)
    This volume is the second in a series of syntheses of existing knowledge of the karoo biome. The first volume summarized what is currently known on the physical environment of the biome namely geology, soils, climate, ...
  • Cowling, RM; Roux, PW; Pieterse, AJH (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1986)
    This report, the first of three volumes, forms part of the Karoo Biome Project. One of the aims is to synthesize existing knowledge of the Karoo biome and so provide a foundation for further research in areas where it is ...
  • Forsyth, GG; Le Maitre, David C; O'Farrell, PJ; Van Wilgen, BW (Elsevier, 2012-07)
    Invasions by alien plants are a significant threat to the biodiversity and functioning of ecosystems and the services they provide. The South African Working for Water program was established to address this problem. It ...
  • Burns, Mike; Atkinson, D; Barker, O; Davis, Claire; Day, L; Esterhuyse, S; Hobbs, Philip; McLachlan, I; Rossouw, N; Todd, S; Snyman-Van der Walt, Luanita; Van Huyssteen, Elsona (CSIR, 2016)
    The description and quantification of the shale gas-related activities presented in this Chapter informs the assessment of ecological and social risk addressed in other Chapters. For the Exploration Only scenario, activities ...
  • Hall, AV; Veldhuis, HA (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1985)
    In this report a list is given of 1 808 rare, threatened and recently extinct plants in the fynbos and karoo biomes in the Cape Province of South Africa. The area covers the south-western and southern Cape, Namaqualand and ...