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The impact of herbivory and fire on the survival of certain perennial herbs along the Sabie River, Kruger National Park

H. Myburgh, F. Siebert, H. van Coller
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 31, No 1 | a305 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v31i1.305 | © 2012 H. Myburgh, F. Siebert, H. van Coller | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 January 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

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H. Myburgh, North-West University, South Africa
F. Siebert, North-West University, South Africa
H. van Coller, North-West University, South Africa


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Abstract

Herbivory and fire could be regarded as important drivers for perennial plant diversity, since their absence causes an increase in plant biomass, which was proven to suppress individual numbers of perennial species.

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