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Salinity of irrigation water in the Philippi farming area of the Cape Flats, Cape Town, South Africa
(Water Research Commission, 2013)
This paper explores the nature, source and spatial variation of the salinity of water used for irrigation in a coastal urban farming area in Cape Town, South Africa, where water from the Cape Flats aquifer is drawn into ...
Will climate warming exceed lethal photosynthetic temperature thresholds of lichens in a southern African arid region?
Predicted elevated temperatures and a shift from a winter to summer rainfall pattern associated with global warming could result in the exposure of hydrated lichens during summer to more numerous temperature extremes that ...
Heavy metals in the irrigation water, soils and vegetables in the Philippi horticultural area in the Western Cape Province of South Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2014)
The aims of this study were to investigate the extent of heavy metal contamination in the Philippi horticultural area in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Concentrations of Cd, Cr, Cu, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn were ...
Essential metal and metalloid elements in the Philippi Horticultural area, and their uptake into selected vegetable crops
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This study evaluated Co, Cr, Mn, Ni, Se, Sn and V status in the soils of the PHA, as well as the vegetables produced on these soils. We also determined the agronomic sources of these elements to the soils in the PHA. ...