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  • West Coast plants for a waterwise garden 

    Maneveldt, Gavin (Botanical Society of South Africa, 2009)
    The new gardening mantra is 'grow indigenous'. Besides their aesthetic value, most indigenous plants are less costly to maintain, largely because they have long adapted to the local climate and thus to the local rainfall. ...
  • Will climate warming exceed lethal photosynthetic temperature thresholds of lichens in a southern African arid region? 

    Maphangwa, Khumbudzo Walter; Musil, Charles F.; Raitt, Lincoln; Zedda, Luciana (Wiley, 2013)
    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 ...
  • You use seaweeds for that? 

    Maneveldt, Gavin (Botanical Society of South Africa, 2006)
    Introduction: The word seaweed is commonly used, yet to refer to these marine algae as 'weeds' is very far from the truth. Together with microscopic algae called phytoplankton and other photosynthetic organisms, seaweeds ...