The implications of harvesting on the population structure and sediment characteristics of the mangroves at Mngazana Estuary, Eastern Cape, South Africa

@article{Rajkaran2009TheIO,
  title={The implications of harvesting on the population structure and sediment characteristics of the mangroves at Mngazana Estuary, Eastern Cape, South Africa},
  author={Anusha Rajkaran and Janine Barbara Adams},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={79-89}
}
The Mngazana Estuary has the third largest area of mangroves in South Africa (118 ha) and one of the main environmental threats is the cumulative effects of long term small scale harvesting from local communities. This study investigated the change in aerial cover of the mangrove forest over time and assessed the effect of harvesting on the microenvironment… CONTINUE READING