The Plant Conservation Unit is pleased to announce the publication of an exciting new paper by Heidi Hirsch, Laure Gallien, Fiona A. C. Impson, Catharina Kleinjan, David M. Richardson and Johannes J. Le Roux in Biological Invasions. The article is titled, "Unresolved native range taxonomy complicates inferences in invasion ecology: Acacia dealbata Link as an example” The abstract is provided but the full paper may be downloaded here.
The Plant Conservation Unit (PCU) is pleased to announce the publication of an exciting new paper by Andrew Moore, Tyrel Flügel, Trish & Martin Hutton-Squire, and Glynis Humphrey (PCU PhD Candidate) in the South African Journal of Geology. The article is titled, " Size distribution of Baobabs on Kubu “Island”, Sowa Pan (northern Botswana): an indicator of late-stage evolution of the Makgadikgadi palaeo-lake and climate change?” The abstract is provided but the full paper may be downloaded here.
Please join us at the Animal Demography Unit's Citizen Science Day in two weeks time (Sat, 25 Feb 2017) at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens from 9 AM to 1 PM. There will also be a virtual museum workshop held from 2 PM on the same day. rePhotoSA is to be included in the line-up. We hope to see you there!
On Saturday 4 February 2017, Petra Holden, PhD candidate at the Plant Conservation Unit, participated in the Cape Town 10s Netball Tournament. It was a fun day out with the team (Globe Trotters), finishing fourth in their league out of 20 teams.