Drought damage to bushveld trees and large shrubs

  • van Wyk JJP
  • Bosch OJH
  • Kruger JA


An intensive survey was carried out in Sweet Bushveld (savanna) to study drought damage to the trees and large shrubs in a Combretum apiculatum community. In general, the severity of damage was less than was expected and its pattern differed markedly between the 21 different species encountered.

Keywords: surveys|Gauteng Province|Transvaal|species lists|sweetveld|Savanna Biome|shrubs|trees|bushveld|droughts|drought damages|plants


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