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Exploring the significance of land-cover change in South Africa

Lindsey Gillson, Guy F. Midgley, Julia L. Wakeling
South African Journal of Science | Vol 108, No 5/6 | a1247 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajs.v108i5/6.1247 | © 2012 Lindsey Gillson, Guy F. Midgley, Julia L. Wakeling | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 April 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

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Lindsey Gillson, Plant Conservation Unit, Botany Department, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Guy F. Midgley, Climate Change and BioAdaptation, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Cape Town School of Agricultural, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Julia L. Wakeling, Botany Department, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa


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