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Colour variation of African bovidae: consequences for conservation and the wildlife ranching industry
(University of the Free State, 2015-07)
English: Colour variant game species have become a common sight on game farms and at auctions, as a result of their oddity and high monetary value. Currently there are more than 40 colour variants of African Bovidae. Even ...
Early warning system for the black maize beetle (Heteronychus arator Fabricius) in a major maize producing region of South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2015-05)
English: Black maize beetle (Heteronychus arator Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) is economically the most important coleopteran pest that attacks the subterranean part of maize seedlings in South Africa. The sporadic ...
Revision of the genus Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 (Acari: Oribatida)
(University of the Free State, 2015-01)
English: The genus Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 originally comprised three species (A. deformis Mahunka, 1984 (type), A. minor Mahunka, 1984 and A. simplex Mahunka, 1984), but with an uncertain relationship, at first placed ...
Survival of the navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), on pistachio in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2010-12)
The navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Pyralidae) (Walker), is the most damaging Lepidoptera larva found on pistachio nuts (Pistacia vera L., Anacardiaceae). Pistachios have only relatively recently been planted in ...
Geographic distribution and habitat selection in the berg adder, Bitis atropos (serpentes, viperidae) on the Mpumalanga escarpment, and the consequences for conservation
(University of the Free State, 2019-06-01)
Understanding how species use geographic space is foundational to ecology, biogeography and conservation biology. However, such essential geographic information remains unavailable for many species. This is especially true ...