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Veld types of South Africa

John Phillip Harison Acocks

Veld types of South Africa

with accompanying veld type map

by John Phillip Harison Acocks

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Published by Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Veld plants -- South Africa.,
    • Plant ecology -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. P. H. Acocks.
      SeriesMemoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa ;, no. 40
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK396 .A35 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p., [5] leaves of fold. col. plates (maps) :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4297817M
      ISBN 10062102256X
      LC Control Number78326184

      It also forms part of the South African Forests Endemic Bird Area (Stattersfield et al. ) and Afromontane Regional Center of Plant Diversity (WWF and IUCN ). References Acocks, J. P.H. Veld types of South Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa Castley, G. Eastern Cape forests. In veld: Physiography. The Lowveld is the name given to two areas that lie at an elevation of between and 2, feet ( and metres) above sea level. One area is in the South African provinces of Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Swaziland, and the other Read More; physiography of.

      Acocks, J P H., Veld Types of South Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Afr 1– Google Scholar. Booysen () proposed a definition of bushveld in South Africa which will be used here to define savanna: “savanna is veld in which the dominants are trees and tall shrubs and in which most of the grazeable material is provided by grasses and/or dwarf shrubs which dominate the field layer.”.

      A guide to tree species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. This Africa Tree Guide includes descriptive information, images and the latin names of trees, as well as where they can be found. Baobab. Adansonia digitata, or Baobab tree, was named in honour of Michel Adanson, the naturalist who first saw it in Senegal, Africa about The.   The Botanical Society of South Africa encourages the wise use of indigenous plants in southern Africa. Good Hope Garden Nursery shared some great tips on indigenous plants that you can easily grow and harvest in your very own garden for medicinal .


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Veld Types of South Africa. Out of Print. Series: Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa Volume: Edited By: JPH Acocks. pages, b/w photos, maps About this book. Broad survey of the plant communities of South Africa.

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Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Veld (/ v ɛ l t / or / f ɛ l t /), also spelled veldt, is a type of wide open rural landscape in Southern ularly, it is a flat area covered in grass or low scrub, especially in the countries of South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Botswana.A certain sub-tropical woodland ecoregion of Southern Africa has been officially defined as the Bushveld by the World Wide Fund for.

One can refer to Acocks' book Veld Types of South Africa for the descriptions together with photographs, species compositions, and some other characteristics of each veld type. [Veld (pronounced ‘felt’) is the South African term for the natural vegetation, landscape or countryside.

It is also used informally in the same way we. John Phillip Harison Acocks (7 April Cape Town – 20 May Middelburg, Eastern Cape), was a South African botanist noted for his publication "Veld Types of South Africa" and his extensive botanical collection of some 28 specimens from South Africa and he was seconded to go on a joint collecting trip of four months with Swedish botanist Adolf Hjalmar Frederick.

Veld types of South Africa by J. Acocks,Botanical Research Institute, Dept. of Agriculture and Water Supply edition, in English - 3rd ed. Veld Types of South Africa | J.

Acocks, Publisher: Botanical Research Institute/Department of Agriculture Technical Services ()ISBN: N/ACondition: Very good. Slight rubbing to covers, and light stains to the rear cover. Light crease running from top to bottom of rear cover.

The text and illustrations are clean and clear, a well bound g: SoftcoverPages: Dimensions: ACOCKS, J.P.H. Veld types of South Africa. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa.

(2nd edition published in3rd edition in ). AKe ASSI, L. Sante et valorisation des plantes medicinales en Cote d'Ivoire. Bothalia ARNOLD, H-J. & GULUMIAN, M. Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine. Veld types of South Africa Map Data Scale1 inch = miles (E 14°--E 33°/S 22°--S 35°).

Note Prime meridian: Greenwich. In Afrikaans and English. "Basic map revised by the Trigonmetrical Survey Office Overprints drawn by the Trigonometrical Survey Office " Includes inset of Pretoria and Witwatersrand. Citation.

No other work dealing with the vegetation of South Africa has had a more profound effect on the ecological scene in this country than Acocks’s Veld Types of South Africa. Ever since it first appeared in it has been a standard handbook for students agriculturalists and ecologists.

For the newcomer. Veld is defined as uncultivated land on which indigenous or other vegetation occurs which can be grazed by animals.

It provides the main forage resource for livestock and wildlife in South Africa, with supplementary feed, mainly in the form of irrigated or dryland pastures and fodder crops, grown by some livestock farmers to provide forage for the dry winter season (see the.

References Acocks, J.P.H. Acocks, Veld Types of South Africa Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa No. () Barkman et al., J.J. Barkman, J.

Moravec, S. Rauschert, Code of phytosociological nomenclature, 2nd ed Vegetatio () Behr and Bredenkamp, C.M. Behr, G.J. Bredenkamp, A phytosociological. Merino Walk experimental trial was located approximately 5 km north of Cedarville, Eastern Cape, South Africa (30°21′8′′ S, 29°3′29′′ E) at an altitude of 1 m above sea level.

select article Nama-karoo veld types revisited: a numerical analysis of original Acocks’ field data (NSG) as a means of veld reclamation in South Africa. M.T. Hoffman. Pages Download PDF. Article preview. select article ACKDAT: a digital spatial database of distributions of South African plant species and species assemblages.

How is the veld managed? By managing the type, number and distribution of animals. - Type = grazers and/or browsers - Number = stocking rate (ha/LSU) - Distribution == grazing system (e.g. Fodder Bank System) Principle do's and don'ts 1. Know the different grass species and their grazing values.

2.Wildlife in South Africa is abundant, with almost mammal species. There are several animal species that are among the world’s tallest, fastest or even tiniest animals such as the majestic giraffe, the speedy cheetah or the tiny pygmy shrew.

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