Data sets

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Data sets

View 2013 Data sets
GrantholderGrant TypeTaxonomic GroupTitle of Project
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Prof NIGEL BARKER2013, SurveyPlantaeFloristic survey of the StormbergDownload DataDownload Data
Prof CONRAD MATTHEE2013, SurveyAnimalia: Fleas, RodentsDiversity and distribution of fleas on rodents in South AfricaDownload Data
Assoc Prof KARIN JACOBS2013, SurveyMicrobesLinking ecosystem processes and soil microbial diversity in Rooibos and HoneybushDownload Data
Prof G Kerley2013, SurveyPlantaeIdentifying plant species in the diets of herbivoresDownload Data
Dr Bronwyn Kirby 2013, SurveyBacteria: ActinobacteriaActinobacterial diversity associated with rooibos plantsDownload Data
Prof ROUVAY ROODT-WILDING2013, Small ProjectAnimalia: MolluscsScallop population geneticsDownload Data
Prof Edward Witkowski2013, Small ProjectPlantae: African BoababOne mainland African baobab species or two? Implications for productivity and sustainable use.Download Data