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  • Mr Aggrey Siya

    Mr Aggrey Siya

    Using economic and ecological modelling to facilitate the eradication of the House Crow (Corvus splendens) in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mr Anthony Mapaura

    Mr Anthony Mapaura

    Determining the trajectory of graminoid invasions in southern Africa’s mountains-the case of Nassella
  • Mr Bheka Nxele

    Mr Bheka Nxele

    Validating the Influence of Chemical Application for Invasive Alien Plant Control on Biodiversity Recruitment and Ecosystem Services
  • Mr Brent Abrahams

    Mr Brent Abrahams

    A scientometric and thematic analysis of scientific discourse on the Working for Water research programme, 1997–2015
  • Mr Cavin Shivambu

    Mr Cavin Shivambu

    Aspects of the ecology and genetics of various avian invasive species in South Africa including, rose-ringed parakeets Psittacula krameri and house crows Corvus splendens
  • Mr Phikolomzi Matikinca

    Mr Phikolomzi Matikinca

    Ocean warming and acidification: potential implications of changes in the marine environment for alien fouling biota
  • Mr Phuluso Mudau

    Mr Phuluso Mudau

    Invasion and management of pompom weed, Campuloclinium macrocephalum (Less.) DC (Asteraceae) in South Africa
  • Mr Siphosenkosi Mbonani

    Mr Siphosenkosi Mbonani

    Genomics and defence mechanisms of Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck (Cactaceae: Opuntioideae) lineages in Africa, as the basis for host-selection by potential biocontrol agents.
  • Mr Thozamile Yapi

    Mr Thozamile Yapi

    A Systems Approach to Understanding the Social-Ecological Dynamics of Wattles in Rangeland Ecosystems
  • Ms Alekzandra Szewczuk

    Ms Alekzandra Szewczuk

    Detection and mapping of three prevalent invasive alien plants (IAP) using freely available remote sensing imagery
  • Ms Anneke Schoeman

    Ms Anneke Schoeman

    Host-parasite associations in the globally invasive Xenopus laevis
  • Ms Davina Saccaggi

    Ms Davina Saccaggi

    Mechanisms and determinants of invasion success in terrestrial arthropods
  • Ms Dewidine van der Colff

    Ms Dewidine van der Colff

    Invasive plant species in South Africa and their impacts on threatened native species
  • Ms Duduzile Ngwenya

    Ms Duduzile Ngwenya

    Scaling up active restoration by circumventing natural processes: Pragmatic ways and shortcuts
  • Ms Emily Jones

    Ms Emily Jones

    The importance of life stage (spore, gametophyte, or sporophyte) in the invasive success of alien ferns
  • Ms Laurie Araspin

    Ms Laurie Araspin

    Whole animal performance and physiology through genomics of African clawed frogs in their native and invasive ranges
  • Ms Lerato Maimela

    Ms Lerato Maimela

    Impact of Oncorhynchus mykiss, Salmo trutta and Clarias gariepinus on indigenous fish communities and macro-invertebrate diversity in Magoebaskloof area, Limpopo Province, South Africa
  • Ms Mmatsawela Ramahlo

    Ms Mmatsawela Ramahlo

    Seasonal endocrine correlates, behaviour, diet and diversity in rodents across transformed and pristine ecosystems in the Magaliesberg  
  • Ms Ndivhuwo Maligana-Shivambu

    Ms Ndivhuwo Maligana-Shivambu

    Assessing the risk of alien small mammals in the South African pet trade
  • Ms Nicole Vorster-Martin

    Ms Nicole Vorster-Martin

    Implications of changing temperature and ocean chemistry for the predatory whelk Trochia cingulata
  • Ms Patricia Duncan

    Ms Patricia Duncan

    Quantifying the extent of the problem: a case for future biological control of Paterson’s Curse (Echium plantagineum) within South Africa
  • Ms Sinazo Ntsonge

    Ms Sinazo Ntsonge

    Developing a framework for assessing the sustainability of Expanded Public Works Programmes: A case for Working for Water
  • Ms Tumeka Mbobo

    Ms Tumeka Mbobo

    Fleshy-fruited plant invasions: insights from Myrtaceae
  • Ms Uviwe Bolosha

    Ms Uviwe Bolosha

    Ecological restoration after Lantana camara removal: Does soil nutrient manipulation and harvesting facilitate both soil and native vegetation after recovery

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  • Mr Asekho Mantintsilili

    Mr Asekho Mantintsilili

    Assessing the trade of reptile species in the South African pet trade
  • Mr Asive Qikwa

    Mr Asive Qikwa

    Effectiveness of regulations in reducing the invasive risk of alien organisms whilst maintaining their benefits
  • Mr Dan Van Blerk

    Mr Dan Van Blerk

    Impact of invasive trout on South Africa’s ghost frogs
  • Mr Kyle Boast

    Mr Kyle Boast

    A financial-economic comparison of aerial- and ground-based approaches of herbicide application to alien invasive pines in the Western Cape
  • Mr Luca Afonso

    Mr Luca Afonso

    Urban plant invasions: How to assess, prioritise and manage emerging species; Cape Town as a case study
  • Mr Nkosinathi Ntuli

    Mr Nkosinathi Ntuli

    How big is our problem with feral pigs (Sus scrofa) in South Africa?
  • Mr Peter Mochechela

    Mr Peter Mochechela

    Efficacy of longlines as a harvesting strategy for African sharptooth catfish
  • Mr Samuel Peta

    Mr Samuel Peta

    Trophic interactions of the Guttural Toad, Sclerophrys gutturalis (Power 1927), along an invasion gradient
  • Mr Tevan Lehman

    Mr Tevan Lehman

    Exploring the concept of applied nucleation as a restoration tool in previously-invaded Cape Flats Sand Fynbos in the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve, South Africa
  • Mr Tshepiso Seboko

    Mr Tshepiso Seboko

    Distribution of woody invasive alien species in small towns in the Eastern Cape
  • Mr Tshililo Kharivha

    Mr Tshililo Kharivha

    Effects of elevated temperature, rainfall and soil nutrients on three invasive alien plants.  
  • Ms Amy Collop

    Ms Amy Collop

    A global assessment of the population structure of Harmonia axyridis – How did South Africa become invaded?
  • Ms Aneesa Du Plessis

    Ms Aneesa Du Plessis

    Effects of invasive alien plants on fynbos pollinator networks: Can we restore native pollinator networks?
  • Ms Aviwe Homani

    Ms Aviwe Homani

    Linking alien plant invasions to the deterioration of native pollination networks in the Western Cape.
  • Ms Chelsey Matthys

    Ms Chelsey Matthys

    Where Are They Now? Developing a Protocol for Declaring Alien Species Absent from South Africa
  • Ms Henrika Bosua

    Ms Henrika Bosua

    Are Tephritidae invasions facilitated by dessication resistance via nutritional physiology?
  • Ms Kiosha Bhikraj

    Ms Kiosha Bhikraj

    Population genetics of the invasive weed Arundo donax in South Africa
  • Ms Lee-Anne Botha

    Ms Lee-Anne Botha

    Risk analyses of alien freshwater crayfish listed on the Alien and Invasive Species Regulations in South Africa
  • Ms Monique Van Zitters

    Ms Monique Van Zitters

    An evaluation of restoration initiatives following alien clearing in the Berg and Breede river catchments
  • Ms Ncumisa Matam

    Ms Ncumisa Matam

    An analysis of the importance of alien fishes in the fisheries in small impoundments in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
  • Ms Sinenhlahla Mntambo

    Ms Sinenhlahla Mntambo

    Ant and spider community response to invasive alien plant species (Chromolaena odorata)
  • Ms Thandeka Mahlobo

    Ms Thandeka Mahlobo

    Ant diversity and distribution in newly proclaimed Nature Reserves in eThekwini municipality, Durban
  • Ms Thembeka Thwala

    Ms Thembeka Thwala

    The impact of Parthenium hysterophorus on soil characteristic and soil enzyme activities on the native plants in the Kruger National Park

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