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The trade in medicinal plants in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
A study of the trade in medicinal plants in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa undertook to document the species traded, to determine the quantities harvested annually, and to assess the Expand
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CULTIVATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS AS A TOOL FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN THE AMATOLA REGION, SOUTH AFRICA
This paper describes the assumptions and results of a study to assess whether cultivation of medicinal plants can serve as a tool for combined biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation. TheExpand
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Challenges Facing a Community Structure to Implement CBNRM in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
In most developing countries, community based natural resource management (CBNRM) initiatives have been adopted in an attempt to address the issue of environmental sustainability. This has largelyExpand
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Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
Resource-poor farmers in rural and peri-urban areas have limited access to veterinary care in terms of support services (from state and private veterinarian and animal health technicians),Expand
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CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF BIODIVERSITY: THE ROLE OF MEDICINAL PLANTS IN URBAN AFRICAN CULTURAL PRACTICES IN THE EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA
ABSTRACT Since the International Convention on Biodiversity in 1992 conservation biologists, ecologists and conservationists have devoted considerable attention to the conservation of biodiversity.Expand
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Confirmation of hawkmoth pollination in Habenaria epipactidea: Leg placement of pollinaria and crepuscular scent emission
Abstract In his landmark work on the pollination biology of South African plants in 1954, Stefan Vogel described the deposition of Habenaria epipactidea (= H. polyphylla ) pollinaria on the forelegsExpand
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Threatened plants of the Albany Centre of Floristic Endemism, South Africa
We present Red List assessments of threatened plants of the Albany Centre of Floristic Endemism in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. We evaluated the status of taxa using categories andExpand
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Seeing the wood for the trees: the role of woody resources for the construction of gender specific household cultural artefacts in non-traditional communities in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
There is a growing wealth of data capturing the direct-use values of the environment and recognition of forests and wild resources as representing “the poor manȁ9s overcoat”. This focus has howeverExpand
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A NEW BROOM SWEEPS CLEAN: THE ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL VALUE OF GRASS BROOMS IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA
ABSTRACT In southern Africa over the last twenty years, much attention has been given to the importance of NTFPs for rural livelihoods through their household consumption and sale. They have beenExpand
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Pollination biology of Bergeranthus multiceps (Aizoaceae) with preliminary observations of repeated flower opening and closure
Little is known about pollination of the Aizoaceae (Mesembryanthemaceae). There are sparse reports of generalist pollination in the family by a variety of insects (predominantly bees). Furthermore,Expand
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