African Journal of Ecology

Cover image for Vol. 47 Issue 4

December 2009

Volume 47, Issue 4

Pages 457–808

  1. Original Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Articles
    3. Notes and records
    1. Home ranges and survival of Nahan’s Francolin Francolinus nahani in Budongo Forest, Uganda (pages 457–462)

      Eric Sande, Christine Dranzoa, Per Wegge and John P. Carroll

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00990.x

    2. Evaluation of the capacity of three halophytes to desalinize their rhizosphere as grown on saline soils under nonleaching conditions (pages 463–468)

      Mokded Rabhi, Chokri Hafsi, Abdelbasset Lakhdar, Saïd Hajji, Zouhaier Barhoumi, Mohamed Hédi Hamrouni, Chedly Abdelly and Abderrazak Smaoui

      Version of Record online: 31 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00989.x

    3. A reliable body condition scoring technique for estimating condition in African buffalo (pages 476–481)

      Vanessa O. Ezenwa, Anna E. Jolles and Michael P. O’Brien

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00960.x

    4. Biomass and leaf-level gas exchange characteristics of three African savanna C4 grass species under optimum growth conditions (pages 482–489)

      K. B. Mantlana, E. M. Veenendaal, A. Arneth, V. Grispen, C. M. Bonyongo, I. G. Heitkonig and J. Lloyd

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00961.x

    5. Stable isotope evidence for impala Aepyceros melampus diets at Akagera National Park, Rwanda (pages 490–501)

      Sandi R. Copeland, Matt Sponheimer, Clive A. Spinage, Julia A. Lee-Thorp, Daryl Codron and Kaye E. Reed

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00969.x

    6. Impact of the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis minor) on a local population of Euphorbia bothae in the Great Fish River Reserve, South Africa (pages 509–517)

      Bodina L. Luske, Tonja Mertens, Peter C. Lent, Willem F. De Boer and Herbert H. T. Prins

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00973.x

    7. High temporal variation in the assemblage of Lepidopteran larvae on a constant resource (pages 537–545)

      Sini Skippari, Timo Olavi Veteli, John Kasenene, Pekka Niemelä and Heikki Roininen

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00986.x

    8. Fruit and fibre: the nutritional value of figs for a small tropical ruminant, the blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) (pages 556–566)

      Erin L. Kendrick, Lisa A. Shipley, Ann E. Hagerman and Lauren M. Kelley

      Version of Record online: 20 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00985.x

    9. Effects of human–livestock–wildlife interactions on habitat in an eastern Kenya rangeland (pages 567–573)

      John Otuoma, Jenesio Kinyamario, Wellington Ekaya, Mrigesh Kshatriya and Meshak Nyabenge

      Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01009.x

    10. Seasonal variation in reproductive behaviour of bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus Pallas, 1766) in an equatorial savannah ecosystem (pages 592–597)

      Ann Apio, Vincent B. Muwanika, Martin Plath and Torsten Wronski

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01000.x

    11. Growth response of woody species to elephant foraging in Mwea National Reserve, Kenya (pages 598–605)

      Robert M. Chira and J. I. Kinyamario

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01031.x

    12. Assessment of melliferous plant potentialities in Burkina Faso (pages 622–629)

      Issa Nombré, Paul Schweitzer, Moussa Sawadogo, Joseph Issaka Boussim and Jeanne Millogo-Rasolodimby

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01034.x

    13. Hunting, disturbance and roost persistence of bats in caves at Ankarana, northern Madagascar (pages 640–649)

      Scott G. Cardiff, Fanja H. Ratrimomanarivo, Guillaume Rembert and Steven M. Goodman

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01015.x

    14. The distribution of temperature, oxygen and nutrients in Lake Bukoni, Uganda (pages 658–663)

      Clement Nyakoojo and Stephen M. Byarujali

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01036.x

    15. The structure and status of forest fragments outside protected areas in central Uganda (pages 664–669)

      Deborah Baranga, Colin A. Chapman and John M. Kasenene

      Version of Record online: 31 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01037.x

    16. An assessment of the puku (Kobus vardonii Livingstone 1857) population at Lake Rukwa, Tanzania (pages 688–692)

      Matthias Waltert, Mark Chuwa and Christian Kiffner

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01024.x

    17. Incidence and severity of marine borer attack at different depths at Mtongwe Jetty Pontoon Mombasa, Kenya (pages 693–698)

      P. K. Sirmah, F. G. Mburu, F. N. Muisu, G. M. Wahungu and C. W. Waweru

      Version of Record online: 20 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01026.x

    18. Herbaceous phytomass and nutrient concentrations of four grass species in Sudanian savanna woodland subjected to recurrent early fire (pages 699–710)

      Patrice Savadogo, Mulualem Tigabu, Louis Sawadogo and Per Christer Odén

      Version of Record online: 20 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01027.x

    19. Implications of closed ecosystem conservation management: the decline of Rothschild’s giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya (pages 711–719)

      Rick A. Brenneman, Richard K. Bagine, David M. Brown, Robert Ndetei and Edward E. Louis Jr

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01029.x

    20. Genetic structure of two populations of the Namibian giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis (pages 720–728)

      Rick A. Brenneman, Edward E. Louis Jr and Julian Fennessy

      Version of Record online: 2 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01078.x

    21. Modelling the effectiveness of contraception for controlling introduced populations of elephant in South Africa (pages 747–755)

      Robin L. Mackey, Bruce R. Page, Douw Grobler and Rob Slotow

      Version of Record online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01075.x

    22. Composition and distribution of vascular epiphytes in a tropical semideciduous forest, Ghana (pages 767–773)

      Patrick Addo-Fordjour, Alexander Kofi Anning, Mathew Glover Addo and Margaret Frimpomaa Osei

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01072.x

    23. Physiological and biochemical traits involved in the genotypic variability to salt tolerance of Tunisian Cakile maritima (pages 774–783)

      Megdiche Wided, Ben Amor Nader, Debez Ahmed, Hessini Kamel, Ksouri Riadh and Abdelly Chedly

      Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01073.x

  2. Notes and records

    1. Top of page
    2. Original Articles
    3. Notes and records
    1. Solitary breeding in an African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) (pages 790–791)

      Rosie Woodroffe, Kayna Chapman and Evans Lemusana

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00979.x

    2. Habitat use by forest mammals in Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Central Africa Republic (pages 797–800)

      Mario Melletti, Marzia Mirabile, Vincenzo Penteriani and Luigi Boitani

      Version of Record online: 30 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01010.x

    3. Preliminary observations of the diet of the black mongoose (Galerella nigrata, Thomas, 1928) in the Erongo Mountains, Namibia (pages 801–803)

      Ymke Warren, Peter Cunningham, Augustinus Mbangu and Vasana Tutjavi

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.01028.x

    4. Seasonal density estimates of common large herbivores in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe (pages 804–808)

      Simon Chamaillé-Jammes, Marion Valeix, Mathieu Bourgarel, Felix Murindagomo and Hervé Fritz

      Version of Record online: 31 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01077.x

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