Insights of Forest Research

 ISSN: 2642-4525

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Research Article Pages 57-66

Long-Term Vegetation Changes in the Pietersburg Plateau Bushveld of the Limpopo Province, South Africa: A New Floristic Assessment of the Turfloop Nature Reserve

Authors: MJ Potgieter, MM Mashatole, and JJ Jordaan

Abstract: A floristic assessment of the Turfloop Nature Reserve was undertaken, with specific reference to the vegetation structure, species of conservation importance (i.e. Red Data species, protected, endemic species, species of medicinal value and biotic and a biotic environment).

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Research Article Pages 50-56

Impact of Ethnobotanical Utilization on the Population Structure of Androstachys johnsonii P rain. in the Vhembe Area of the Limpopo Province, South Africa

Authors: Bakali M, Ligavha-Mbelengwa MH, Potgieter MJ and Tshisikhawe MP

Abstract: Due to high levels of impoverishment, rural communities in southern African are highly dependent on their surroundings to sustain their livelihood. However, the rampant harvesting of Androstachys johnsonii Prain.

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Research Article Pages 42-49

The Effect of Root and Shoot Extracts of Seriphium Plumosum as Allelopathic Agents

Authors: Baltimore M Mokou, Jorrie J Jordaan, Tieho P Mafeo and Martin J Potgieter

Abstract: Seriphium plumosum is a declared indicator of bush encroachment and poses a serious threat to the management of sustainable utilization in all grasslands.

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Research Article Pages 32-41

Comparisons Infloristic Composition and Plant Species Diversity Amongst Granite Outcrops of the Mamabolo Mountain Bushveld, South Africa

Authors: Tlou S Masehela, Martin J Potgieter and Ruan Veldtman

Abstract: The geographical landscapes together with environmental conditions are well recognised drivers in determining a suitable habitat for plants and animals on rocky as well as granite outcrops.

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Research Article Pages 13-31

Elephant Management Plan Outputs

Authors: MQ Seloana, MJ Potgieter, JW Kruger and JJ Jordaan

Abstract: The African elephant is listed as a Protected Species in the list of Threatened or Protected Species. The interaction between elephants and trees in African savannas has become an active debate between scientists and managers as a result of ecosystem regulation.

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Research Article Pages 1-12

Spatial and Temporal Patterns of CO2, CH4, and N2O Fluxes at the Soil-Atmosphere Interface in a Northern Temperate Forested Watershed

Authors: Joshua Gomez, Philippe Vidon, Jordan Gross, Colin Beier and Myron Mitchell

Abstract: Forest soils are recognized as sources and sinks of greenhouse gases (GHG) (CO2, CH4, N2O), but there are limited data quantifying the magnitude of GHG fluxes at the soil-atmosphere interface across a range of landscape hydrogeomorphic conditions.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Insights of Forest Research
  2. ISSN: 2642-4525
  3. ISO abbreviation: Insights For Res
  4. Other Title: IFR
  5. Pub Type: Open Access