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Browsing South African national scientific programmes by Author "Cowling, RM"

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  • Jarman, ML; Cowling, RM; Haynes, R; Kruger, FJ; Pierce, SM; Moll, G (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1981-08)
    References to 814 publications are presented, together with keyword listings and a keyword index. This bibliography forms part of the Phase I review and synthesis activity of the Fynbos Biome Project.
  • Moll, EJ; Campbell, BM; Cowling, RM; Bossi, L; Jarman, ML; Boucher, C (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1984-03)
    A scheme of major categories of the vegetation in and adjacent to the fynbos biome is given as a second approximation after Acocks1 Veld Types (1953). A four tier hierarchy is presented with nineteen categories of vegetation. ...
  • Cowling, RM (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1986)
    The ecological characteristics and ecological problems of the karoo biome are briefly described. A conceptual basis and guidelines for the development of the Karoo Biome Project are outlined by addressing project goals, ...
  • Cowling, RM; Le Maitre, David C; McKenzie, B; Prys-Jones, RP; Van Wilgen, BW (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1987)
    This volume comprises invited review and research papers dealing with the effects of disturbance on the dynamics of fynbos biome communities. Since fire is the most important disturbance factor in the biome, most contributions ...
  • 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 (1987)
    The karoo biome comprises the arid and semi-arid dwarf shrub lands and open grassland of South Africa. In comparison to other South African biomes, ecological patterns and processes in this biom are poorly understood, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Campbell, BM; Cowling, RM; Bond, W; Kruger, FJ; Bands, DP; Boucher, C; Moll, EJ; Taylor, HC; Van Wilgen, BW (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1981-08)
    A proposed system for the standardization of descriptive terminology for structural characterization of vegetation in the Fynbos Biome is presented in tabular form. Specific applications of the system are described and ...

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