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Overgrazing and bush encroachment by Tarchonanthus camphoratus in a semi-arid savanna

Overgrazing and bush encroachment by Tarchonanthus camphoratus in a semi-arid savanna

African Journal Of Ecology: 3, 449-451

This study investigated the influence of overgrazing on bush encroachment by <i>Tarchonanthus camphoratus</i> and compared tree recruitment rates in two different savanna habitats in Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya and a neighbouring Maasai village, Kaparitan, during September 2006. There was more <i>T. camphoratus</i> recruitment in the livestock-grazed area, indicated by the significantly higher mean number of seedlings in comparison with the wildlife-grazed area.

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DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2007.00842.x

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