Southern Africa Collection

The Grassland Society of Southern Africa (GSSA) is involved and concerned with the science and practice of range and pasture management. This broad field involves primarily the use and conservation of natural resources. It encompasses applied fields such as livestock production, wildlife management, nature conservation, water catchment management and range and mine-dump rehabilitation. The disciplines include, amongst others, ecology, botany zoology, range and pasture science, animal science, soil science and genetics. This collection includes journal articles from the African Journal of Range and Forage Science as well as related articles and reports from throughout the Southern African region.

Contact
Grassland Society of Southern Africa
Address: 
GSSA
PO Box 41
Hilton
3245
South Africa
Total Entries in Collection: 
3603

Records in Collection

Published: 2010
A thorough understanding of the behavior of fire in grasslands is critical to the minimization of the impact of fires on agricultural and pastoral land as well as the successful management of the health, robustness, and species diversity of native...
Published: 2001
Vegetation dominated by grasses, which is among the largest ecosystems in the world, has great environmental significance as well as providing feed for livestock and wildlife. Grassland types vary according to climatic zones as do their utilization...
Published: 2012
Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, 2010. xxi?+?211 pp. Price A$65.00 (paperback). ISBN 978-0-470-66102-4 (also available in hardback)
Published: 2011
2010, Earthscan Publications, Dunstan House, 14a St Cross St, London, EC1N 8XA UK Hardcover or softcover, 184 pp ISBN 9781849711449 (hardcover), 9781849711456 (softcover). Price US\$145.00 (hardcover), US\$39.95 (softcover)
Published: 2012
No abstract is available for this article. By Ross. A. Bradstock, A. Malcolm Gill and Richard J. Williams, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, 2012. xi?+?333 pp. Price A$79.95 (paperback; also available as an eBook). ISBN 9780643104822.
Published: 2012
No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2007
Current knowledge of the vegetation response to climate changes in tropical Africa and particularly the reconstitution of stand dynamics is severely limited by the scarcity of long and complete, well-dated, pollen sequences. Additional difficulties...
Published: 2009
2009, Springer, 233 Spring Street, New York, USA, 418 pages, hardcover, ISBN 978-0-387-87491-3. Price €79.95
Published: 2010
2007, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK 336 pp, hardcover and softcover ISBN 978?0?19?857065?3 (hardcover), 978?0?19?857066?0 (softcover). Price £60 / £29.95
Published: 2012
Features: Discusses the history of the disconnect and methods of strengthening ties between wildlife research and management Examines the disconnect from an institutional perspective - including universities, state governments, the federal...
Published: 2011
2010, Wiley-Blackwell, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8SQ, UK 211 pages, hardcover and softcover ISBN 978?0-470?66101-7 (hardcover), 978?0-470?66102-4 (softcover). Price £80/£39.95
Published: 2013
No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2011
2011, CSIRO Publishing, 150 Oxford Street, PO Box 1139, Collingwood, VIC 3036, Australia 144 pages, softcover ISBN 9780643094437. Price AU\$49.95
Published: 1994
Edited by J.C. Noble & R.A. Bradstock pp. viii + 485 CSIRO, Australia, 1989. ISBN 0 643 04985 1
Published: 2012
David B. Lindenmayer and Gene E. Likens . CSIRO Publishing , Collingwood , 2010 . xi + 170 pp. Price A $49.95 (paperback). ISBN 9780643096837 .
Published: 2009
2009, Springer, PO Box 17, 3300 AA Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 158 pages, softcover, ISBN 978-90-481-2525-8. Price €69.95
Published: 2010
2008, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK 305 pages, hardcover and softcover ISBN 978-0-19-852918-7 (hardcover), 978-0-19-852919-4 (softcover). Price £70 / £34.95
Published: 2009
This handbook, updated edition of the 2002 edition, seeks to address planning, monitoring, and evaluation in the context of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its evaluation policy. These documents provide the prescriptive content...
Published: 2011
2009, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742, USA 323 pp, hardcover ISBN 978?1-4200?4739-4. Price US\$144.95
Published: 2011
No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2012
Edited by M. Scotton, A. Kirmer and B. Krautzer. Padova, Italy:Cooperativa Libraria Editrice UniversitĂ di Padova.2011,Softback,124pp. ISBN 978-88-6129-800-2 (available via http://www.salvereproject.eu or http://www.raumberg-gumpenstein :...
Published: 2011
2010, Earthscan Publications, Dunstan House, 14a St Cross St, London, EC1N 8XA, UK Hardcover, 360 pp ISBN 9781844079162. Price £60.00
Published: 1995
Overseas Development Institute/International Institute for Environment and Development/Commonwealth Secretariat, London (1993) xi + 248 pp. ISBN 0-85003-195-8
Published: 2009
2009, Springer, PO Box 17, 3300 AA Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 274 pages, hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4020-8935-0. Price €139.95
Published: 2010
2008, Springer, PO Box 17, 3300 AA Dordrecht, The Netherlands 306 pages, hardcover or softcover ISBN 978?1?4020?6848?5 (hardcover), 978?1?4020?6849?2 (softcover). Price €119.95 / €59.95
Published: 2011
Environmental Law provides a comprehensive and succinct examination of the entire environmental law landscape in South Africa. The second edition includes a new chapter on climate change, and also examines the following recent developments: the new...
Published: 2010
2010, Island Press, 1718 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20009, USA 396pp, softcover and hardcover ISBN 978?1-59726?671-0 (softcover), 978?1-59726?670-3 (hardcover). Price US\$95 (softcover), US\$150 (hardcover) 2010, Island Press,...
Published: 2011
No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2012
State-of-the art assesment of research on climate change-security links. Severe droughts, damaging floods and mass migration: Climate change is becoming a focal point for security and conflict research and a challenge for the world’s governance...
Published: 2011
2010, Wiley-Blackwell, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8SQ, UK Softcover, 448 pp ISBN 9781405177856. Price £45.00/€54.00
Published: 1968
No abstract available
Published: 2012
Edited by David M. Richardson (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, 2011. xix?+?432 pp. Price A$190.00 (hardback). ISBN 978-1-4443-3585-9 (also available in paperback and e-book).
Published: 2012
Soils of South Africa is the first book in seventy years that provides a comprehensive account of South African soils. The book arranges more than seventy soil forms into fourteen groups and then provides, for each group: • maps showing their...
Published: 2012
No abstract is available for this article. N. Jürgens, D. H. Haarmeyer, J. Luther-Mosebach, J. Dengler, M. Finckh & U. Schmiedel ( eds ). Klaus Hess Publishers , Göttingen and Windhoek , 2010 . xx + 801 pp. Price €75.00 (For all three volumes....
Published: 2008
This article is a world-wide overview of plant domestication and the origins of agriculture. It focuses on the archaeological record: the what, where, and when of these processes, with a brief consideration of why humans domesticated plants and...
Published: 2010
2009, CSIRO Publishing, PO Box 1139, Collingwood, Victoria 3066, Australia 184 pages, softcover ISBN 978-0-64309-527-4. Price AU\$49.95
Published: 2011
No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2012
This book introduces experimental design and data analysis / interpretation as well as field monitoring skills for both plants and animals. Clearly structured throughout and written in a student-friendly manner, the main emphasis of the book...
Published: 2011
2010, Klaus Hess Publishers, Sudetenland-Str. 18, 37085 Göttingen, Germany; and PO Box 90624, Windhoek, Namibia Hardcover, 3 volumes, XLIV + 1375 pp + CD-ROM ISBN 9789991657301 (Namibia and South Africa), 9783933117441 (Germany and rest of the...
Published: 1969
No abstract available
Published: 2012
Book Review. No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2011
2010, Wiley-Blackwell, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8SQ, UK Hardcover and softcover, 201pp ISBN 9781405198943 (hardcover), 9781405198950 (softcover). Price £90.00/€108.00 (hardcover), £37.50/€45.00 (softcover)
Published: 2014
As a textbook, the volume is well organised, with introductory chapters on the scope and key concepts of restoration ecology, followed by chapters on its ecological foundations – landscape, ecosystem and population ecology, genetics and...
Published: 2007
The Late Pleistocene vertebrate record of Africa contributes to our understanding of human evolution and the development of modern biotic environments. This article explores this record, paying particular attention to terrestrial mammals. Because...
Published: 1970
Abstract not available.
Published: 2010
2008, James Currey Publishers, Box 242, 266 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7DL, UK 312 pages, softcover and hardcover ISBN 978-0-85255-990-1 (softcover), 978-0-85255-991-8 (hardcover). Price £17.95 (softcover), £50.00 (hardcover)
Published: 2012
No abstract is available for this article.
Published: 2012
Features Discusses the history of the disconnect and methods of strengthening ties between wildlife research and management Examines the disconnect from an institutional perspective - including universities, state governments, the federal...