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February, E.C., Allsopp, N., Shabane, T. and Hattas, D.
2011. Coexistence of a C
grass and a leaf succulent
shrub in an arid ecosystem. The relationship between
rooting depth, water and nitrogen. Plant and Soil, 349:
Gehrke, B. 2011. Synopsis of
(Cyperaceae) from
sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. Botanical Journal of
the Linnean Society, 166: 51-99.
Godard-Codding, C.A.J., Clark, R., Fossi, M.C., Marsili,
L., Maltese, S., West, A.G., Valenzuela, L., Rowntree, V.,
Polyak, L., Cannon, J.C., Pinkerton, K., Rubio-Cisneros,
N., Mesnick, S.L., Cox, S.B., Kerr, L., Payne, R. and
Stegeman, J. 2011. Pacific ocean-wide profile of CYP1A1
expression, stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios, and
organic contaminant burden in sperm whale skin biopsies.
Environmental Health Perspectives, 119: 119-343.
Hattas, D., Hjalten, J., Julkunen-Titto, R., Scogings, P.F.
and Rooke, T. 2011. Differential phenolic profiles in six
African savanna woody species in relation to antiherbivore
defense. Phytochemistry, 72: 1796-1803.
Hawkins, H.-.J., Malgas, R. and Bienabe, E. 2011.
Ecotypes of wild rooibos (
(Burm. F)
Dahlg., Fabaceae) are ecologically distinct. South African
Journal of Botany, 77: 360-370.
Helm, C., Wilson, G., Midgley, J.J., Kruger, L. and
Witkowski, E. 2011. Investigating the vulnerability of an
African savanna tree
Sclerocarya birrea
to fire
and herbivory. Austral Ecology, 36: 964-973.
Higgins, S.I., Delgado-Cartay, M.D., February, E.C. and
Combrink, H.J. 2011. Is there a temporal niche separation
in the leaf phenology of savanna trees and grasses?
Journal of Biogeography, 38: 2165-2175.
Hoffman, M.T., Cramer, M.D., Gillson, L. and Wallace, M.
2011. Pan evaporation and wind run decline in the Cape
Floristic Region of South Africa (1974-2005): implications
for vegetation responses to climate change. Climatic
Change, 109: 437-452.
Hoffman, M.T. and Rohde, R. 2011. Rivers through time:
historical changes in the riparian vegetation of the semi-
arid, winter rainfall region of South Africa in response to
climate and land use. Journal of the History of Biology,
44: 59-80.
Johnstone-Robertson, S., Mark, D., Morrow, C.,
Middelkoop, K., Chiswell, M., Aquino, L., Bekker, L. and
Wood, R. 2011. Social mixing patterns within a South
African township community: implications for respiratory
disease transmission and control. American Journal of
Epidemiology, 174(11): 1246-1255.
Jonathan Davies, T., Smith, G.F., Bellstedt, D.U.,
Boatwright, J.S., Bytebier, B., Cowling, M., Forest, F.,
Harmon, L.J., Muasya, A.M., Schrire, B., Steenkamp, Y.,
van der Bank, M. and Savolainen, V. 2011. Extinction
risk and diversification are linked in a plant biodiversity
hotspot. Plos Biology, 9(5): 1-9.
Kambatuku, J.R., Cramer, M.D. and Ward, D. 2011.
Intraspecific competition between shrubs in a semi-arid
savanna. Plant Ecology, 212: 701-713.
Kambatuku, J.R., Cramer, M.D. and Ward, D. 2011.
Savanna tree-grass competition is modified by substrate
type and herbivory. Journal of Vegetation Science, 22:
Kattge, J., Diaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, I.C., Leadley, P.,
Bonisch, G., Garnier, E., Westoby, M., Reich, P., Patino,
S., Paula, S., Pausas, J.G., Penuelas, J., Phillips, O.L.,
Pillar, V., Poorter, H., Poorter, L., Poschlod, P., Prinzing,
A., Wright, I., Proulx, R., Rammig, A., Reinsch, S., Reu,
B., Sack, L., Salgado-Negret, B., Bond, W.J., Sardans, J.,
Shiodera, S., Shipley, B., Siefert, A., Cornelissen, J.H.C.,
Sonsiski, E., Soussana, J.F., Swaine, E., Swenson, N.,
Thompson, K., Thornton, P., Waldram, M., Weiher, E.,
White, M., Wright, S.J., Violle, C., Yguel, B., Zaehle, S.,
Zanne, A.E., Wirth, C., Harrison, S.P., van Bodegom,
P.M., Reichstein, M., Enquist, B., Soudzilovskaia, N.A.,
Ackerly, D.D., Anand, M., Atkin, O., Bahn, M., Baker,
T.R., Baldocchi, D., Bekker, R., Blanco, C.C., Blonder, B.,
Bradstock, R.A., Bunker, E., Casanoves, F., Cavender-
Bares, J., Chambers, J.Q., Chapin III, F.S., Chave, J.,
Coomes, D., Cornwell, W.K., Craine, J.M., Dobrin, B.H.,
Duarte, L., Durka, W., Elser, J., Esser, G., Estiarte, M.,
Fagan, W.F., Fang, J., Fernandez-Mendez, F., Fidelis,
A., Finegan, B., Flores, O., Ford, H., Frank, D., Freschet,
G.T., Fyllas, N.M., Gallagher, R.V., Green, W.A., Gutierrez,
A.G., Hickler, T., Higgins, S.I., Hodgson, J.G., Jalili, A.,
Jansen, S., Joly, C.A., Kerkhoff, A.J., Kirkup, D., Kitajima,
K., Kleyer, M., Klotz, S., Knops, J.M.H., Kramer, K., Kuhn,
I., Kurokawa, H., Laughlin, D., Lee, T., Leishman, M.,
Lens, F., Lewis, S.L., Lloyd, J., Llusia, J., Louault, F., Ma,
S., Mahecha, M.D., Manning, P., Massad, T., Medlyn,
B.E., Messier, J., Moles, A.T., Muller, S.C., Nadrowski, K.,
Naeem, S., Niinemets, U., Nollert, S., Nuske, A., Ogaya,
R., Oleksyn, J., Onipchenko, V.G., Onoda, Y., Ordonez,
J., Overbeck, G. and Ozinga, W.A. 2011. TRY - a global
database of plant traits. Global Change Biology, 17:
Keeley, J., Pausas, J.G., Rundel, P.W., Bond, W.J. and
Bradstock, R.A. 2011. Fire as an evolutionary pressure
shaping plant traits. Trends in Plant Science, 16(8): 1360-
Klak, C. 2011. Aizoaceae: New combinations in Antimima
and Octopoma (Ruschioideae). Bothalia, 41(2): 292-294.