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Journal Articles (subsidised)

AFONSO L, ESLER KJ, GAERTNER M, GEERTS S. The invasive alien Hypericum canariense in South Africa: Management, cost, and eradication feasibility. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 146:685-694.

ALEXANDER ME, SKEIN L, ROBINSON-SMYTHE T. Rapid learning in a native predator shifts diet preferences towards invasive prey. Biology Letters 2022; 18:20210655, 5 pages.

ALVAREZ AGUILAR A, VAN RENSBURG H, SIMON CA. Impacts of alien polychaete species in marine ecosystems: a systematic review. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 2022; 102 :3-26.

AYLWARD J, HAVENGA M, WINGFIELD BD, WINGFIELD MJ, DREYER LL, ROETS F, STEENKAMP ET. Novel mating-type-associated genes and gene fragments in the genomes of Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae fungi. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2022; 171:107456, 16 pages.

BAKKES DK, MATLOA D, MANS BJ, MATTHEE CA. Their young bite better: On- and off-host Selection Pressure as Drivers for Evolutionary-developmental Modification in Rhipicephalus ticks. Arthropod Structure and Development 2022; 70:101189, 15 pages.

BARKHUIZEN LM, MADZIVANZIRA TC, SOUTH JM. Population Ecology of a wild population of Red Swamp Crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) in the Free State Province, South Africa and implications for eradication efforts. BioInvasions Records 2022; 11(1):181-191.

BARNES A, DANIELS SR. Refining species boundaries among Velvet Worms (Onychophora, Peripatopsidae), with the description of two new species of Opitshopatus from South Africa. INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY 2022; 141:1-17.

BAXTER-GILBERT JH, RILEY J, WAGENER CH, BAIDER C, FLORENS FBV, KOWALSKI P, CAMPBELL M, MEASEY GJ. Island Hopping through Urban Filters: Anthropogenic Habitats and Colonized Landscapes alter Morphological and performance traits of an invasive Amphibian. Animals 2022; 12:2549, 23 pp.

BECKER FK, SHABANGU FW, GRIDLEY T, WITTMER HU, MARSLAND S. Sounding out a continent: Seven decades of bioacoustics research in Africa. Bioacoustics-The International Journal of Animal Sound and its Recording 2022; 31(6):646-667.

BECKER FS, SLINGSBY JA, MEASEY GJ, TOLLEY KA, ALTWEGG R. Finding rare species and estimating the probability that all occupied sites have been found. Ecological Applications 2022; 32:e2502, 15pp.

BECKER FW, OBERLANDER KC, TRAVNICEK P, DREYER LL. Inconsistent expression of the gigas effect in polyploid OxalisAmerican Journal of Botany 2022; 109:1607-1621.

BIERI M, DU TOIT J, FEIG G, MALUTA N E, MANTLANA B, MATEYISI M, MIDGLEY GF, MUTANGA S, VON MALTITZ GP, BRUMMER C. Integrating project-based Infrastructures with long-term greenhouse gas observations in Africa. Clean Air Journal 2022; 32(1):1-9.

BOTELLA CJN, BONNET P, HUI C, JOLY A, RICHARDSON DM. Dynamic species distribution modelling reveals the pivotal role of human-mediated long-distance dispersal in plant invasion. Biology 2022; 11(9):1293, 31 pages.

BOXRIKER M, PRIVETT SDJ, RICHARDSON DM, GAERTNER M. Active restoration in South African fynbos - A long-term perspective from the Agulhas Plain. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 2022; 77(2):133-143.

BUSSCHAU T, JORDAAN A, CONRADIE W, DANIELS SR. Pseudocongruent Phylogeography reflects unique responses to environmental perturbations in a biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Biogeography 2022; 49:445-459.

CANAVAN S, BRYM Z T, BRUNDU G, DEHNEN-SCHMUTZ K, LIEURANCE DM, PETRI T, WADLINGTON WH, WILSON JR, FLORY SL. Cannabis de-domestication and invasion risk. Biological Conservation 2022; 274:109709, 9pp.

CATFORD JA, WILSON JR, PYSEK P, HULME PE, DUNCAN RP. Addressing Context Dependence in Ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2022; 37(2):158-170.

CHEEK M, WILSON JR, RICHARDSON DM, PROCHES S. The status of arboreta in South Africa and the taxa they contain. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2022; 84(2):174-191.

CHERRY MI. Fulufhelo Nelwamondo: NRF's idealistic new leader. South African Journal of Science 2022; 118(1/2):12965, 2pp.

CLAASE MJ, CHERRY MI, APPS P J, MCNUTT J W, HANSEN K W, JORDAN N R. Interpack communication in African wild dogs at long-term shared marking sites. Animal Behaviour 2022; 192:27-38.

CLARK D A, PALMER DJ, MCGRANNACHAN C, BURGESS T, CHOWN SL, CLARKE RH, KUMSCHICK S, LACH L, LIEBHOLD AM, ROY HE, SAUNDERS ME, YEATES DK, ZALUKI MP, MCGEOCH MA. Options for Reducing Uncertainty in Impact Classification for Alien Species. Ecosphere 2021; 12(4):e03461, 21 pages.

CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S. The point of no return for species facing heatwaves. Nature 2022; 611:39-40.

COGLIATI P, BARZAGHI B, MELOTTO A, FICETOLA GF, MANENTI R. How Trophic Conditions Affect Development of Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra) Larvae: Two Extreme Cases. Diversity 2022; 14(6):487, 9pp.

COLDREY KM, TURPIE J, MIDGLEY GF, SCHEITER S, HANNAH L, ROEHRDANZ PM, FODEN WB. Assessing protected area vulnerability to climate change in a case study of South African national parks. Conservation Biology 2022; 36:e13941, 14pp.

CRAMER MD, HEDDING DW, GREVE M, MIDGLEY GF, RIPLEY B. Plant Specialisation may limit Climate-induced vegetation change to within Topograhic and Edaphic niches on a sub-Antarctic island. Functional Ecology 2022; 36:2636-2648.

CUMBERLIDGE N, DANIELS SR. A New Multilocus Phylogeny Reveals Overlooked Diversity in African Freshwater Crabs (Brachyura: Potamoidea): a Major Revision with new higher Taxa and Genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 2022; 194(4):1268-1311.

CUMBERLIDGE N, DANIELS SR. Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on African freshwater crabs (Brachyura: Potamoidea): corrigenda and addenda to Cumberlidge & Daniels (2022). Zootaxa 2022; 5169(2):188-192.

CZACHUR MV, SEYMOUR M, CREER S, VON DER HEYDEN S. Novel insights into Marine Fish Biodiversity across a Pronounced Environmental gradient using replicated environmental DNA analysis. Environmental DNA 2022; 4:181-190.

DALONGEVILLE A, NIELSEN ES, TESKE P, VON DER HEYDEN S. Comparative phylogeography in a marine biodiversity hotspot provides novel insights into evolutionary processes across the Atlantic-Indian Ocean transition. Diversity and Distributions 2022; 28:2622-2636.

DANIELS SR, BARNES A, PEER N, EGAN VT, TAYLOR R, TAYLOR RW, VAN DER COLFF D. iNaturalist is useful at enhancing biodiversity studies as evident from southern African freshwater crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamonautide). Journal of Crustacean Biology 2022; 42(3):ruac042, 12 pages.

DE HALDAT DU LYS A, MILLAN M, BARCZI J, CARAGLIO Y, MIDGLEY GF, CHARLES-DOMINIQUE T. If self-shading is so bad, why is there so much? Short shoots reconcile costs and benefits. New Phytologist 2022; 237:1684-1695.

DE JAGER ML, ELLIS AG, ANDERSON BC. Colour Similarity to Flowering Neighbours Promotes Pollinator Visits, Pollen Receipt and Maternal Fitness. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 147:568-575.

DE WIT MP, CROOKES DJ, BLIGNAUT JN, DE BEER ZW, PAAP T, ROETS F, VAN DER MERWE CL, VAN WILGEN BW, RICHARDSON DM. An Assessment of the Potential Economic Impacts of the Invasive Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in South Africa. Journal of Economic Entomology 2022; 115(4):1076-1086.

DIEDERICKS G, BROECKHOVEN C, VON DER HEYDEN S, WEYL OLF, HUI C. The Role of Directed Dispersal in Driving Genetic and Morphological Structure in Invasive Smallmouth Bass. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2022; 9:790829, 17 pages.

DU PLESSIS NS, REBELO AJ, RICHARDSON DM, ESLER KJ. Guiding restoration of riparian ecosystems degraded by plant invasions: Insights from a complex social-ecological system in the Global South. Ambio 2022; 51:1152-1568.

DUFOUR PC, TSANG TPN, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S, BONEBRAKE TC. No consistent effect of daytime versus night-time measurement of thermal tolerance in nocturnal and diurnal lizards. Conservation Physiology 2022; 10:coac020, 11pp.

DUNCAN GD, SCHLICHTING CD, FOREST F, ELLIS AG, LEMMON AR, LEMMON EM, VERBOOM GA. A new sectional classification of Lachenalia (Asparagaceae) based on a multilocus DNA phylogeny. Taxon 2022; 71(3):563-586.

FEARY J, ELWEN SH, DISTILLER G, GRIDLEY T. Improving detectability of dolphin signature whistles for capture-recapture analysis: an examination of array configuration using real-world data. Marine Mammal Science 2022; 38:1489-1507.

FROESCHLIN N, PRIVETT SDJ, RICHARDSON DM, GAERTNER M. Fynbos Vegetation Recovery Twelve Years after Removal of Invasive Eucalyptus trees. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 147:764-773.

FUSI M, BOOTH J M, MARASCO R, MERLINO G, GARCIAS-BONET N, BAROZZI A, GARUGLIERIE E, MBOBO T, DIELE K, DUARTE C M, DAFFONCHIO D. Bioturbation Intensity Modifies the Sediment Microbiome and Biochemistry and Supports Plant Growth in an Arid Mangrove System. Microbiology Spectrum 2022; 10(3):e01117-22, 15 pages.

GAITHER M R, DIBATTISTA J D, LERAY M, VON DER HEYDEN S. Metabarcoding the Marine Environment: from Single Species to Biogeographic Patterns. Environmental DNA 2022; 4:3-8.

GARUGLIERIE E, BOOTH JM, FUSI M, YANG X, MARASCO R, MBOBO T, CLEMENTI E, SACCHI L, DAFFONCHIO D. Morphological characteristics and abundance of prokaryotes associated with gills in mangrove brachyuran crabs living along a tidal gradient. PLoS One 2022; 17(4):e0266977, 17pp.

GE D, QU Y, DENG T, THUILLER W, FISER C, ERICSON PGP, GUO B, DE LA SANCHA NU, VON DER HEYDEN S, HOU Z, LI J, ABRAMOV A, VOLGER AP, KNUD AJ, MITTERMEIER R. New progress in exploring the mechanisms underlying extraordinarily high biodiversity in global hotspots and their implications for conservation. Diversity and Distributions 2022; 28:2448-2458.

GILIOMEE JH. Die ontstaan, opbou en aftakeling van die Sasol Kunsmuseum van die Universiteit Stellenbosch. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe 2022; 62(1):220-226.

GREY K, FODEN WB, MIDGLEY GF. Bioclimatic controls of CO2 assimilation near range limits of the CAM succulent tree Aloidendron dichotomumJOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 2022; 73(22):7434-7449.

GREYLING E, HERBST M, DE VILLIERS M. Photographic evidence of predation on Cape dune mole-rat (Bathyergus suillus) and rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) by African wildcat (Felis lybica cafra). African Journal of Ecology 2022; 60:1274-1277.

GRIEBENOW S, MAKUNGA NP, PRIVETT SDJ, STRAUSS P, VESTE M, KLEINERT A, VALENTINE AJ. Soil pH influences the organic acid metabolism and exudation in cluster roots of Protea species from the Mediterranean-type fynbos ecosystem, Western Cape, South Africa. Rhizosphere 2022; 21:100486, 9pages.

HARPER JRM, VAN WILGEN NJ, TURNER AA, TOLLEY KA, MARITZ B, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S, DA SILVA JM, CUNNINGHAM S J, CHENEY C, DE VILLIERS AL, MEASEY GJ, FODEN W. Application of a Trait-Based Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment to Determine Management Priorities at Protected Area Scale. Conservation Science and Practice 2022; 4:e12756, 18 pp.

HEJDA M, CUDA J, PYSKOVA K, ZAMBATIS G, FOXCROFT LC, MACFADYEN S, STORCH D, TROPEK R, PYSEK P. Water availability, bedrock, disturbance by herbivores, and climate determine plant diversity in Southern-African savanna. Scientific Reports 2022; 12:s41598, 19pages.

HOENICKA M A K, ANDREOTTI S, CARVAJAL-CHITTY H, MATTHEE CA. The role of Controlled Human-animal interactions in changing the negative perceptions towards white sharks, in a sample of White Shark cage diving tours participants. Marine Policy 2022; 143:105130, 8 pages.

HRISTOV Y, ALLSOPP MH, WOSSLER TC. Apis mellifera capensis larvae show low resistance to a highly virulent Paenibacillus larvae field strain. Journal of Apicultural Research 2022; 61(4):502-510.

JAMES BS, GRIDLEY T, MCGOVERN B, FEARY J, ELWEN SH. Dorsal Fin Mark Changes for Assigning Sexes to Individual Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatusMarine Mammal Science 2022; 38:1140-1159.

JANSEN CJ, KUMSCHICK S. A global impact assessment of Acacia species introduced to South Africa. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:175-187.

JOHNSON KP, MATTHEE CA, DONA J. Phylogenomics reveals the origin of mammal lice out of Afrotheria. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2022; 6:1205-1210.

JONES C, VAN DEN HEEVER JA. The building blocks of art and its accompanying role and meaning. HTS Theological Studies/ Teologiese Studies 2022; 78(2):a7572, 9 pages.

KAPULA VK, NDJAULA HON, SCHULZE MJ, DURHOLTZ D, JAPP D, SINGH L, MATTHEE CA, VON DER HEYDEN S, HENRIQUES R. Genetic assessment of seasonal alongshore migration in Merluccius capensis in the Benguela region. Fisheries Research 2022; 250:106293, 9pp.

KARSEN PA, LOTZE E, VALENTINE AJ, HOFFMAN EW. Propagation and cultivation practices of honeybush (Cyclopia spp.) for the sustainable production of an export quality indigenous South African tea. Crop Science 2022; 62:1702-1733.

KEET J, DATTA A, FOXCROFT LC, KUMSCHICK S, NICHOLS GR, RICHARDSON DM, WILSON JR. Assessing the level of compliance with alien plant regulations in a large African protected area. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:3831-3844.

KEET J, RICHARDSON DM. A rapid survey of naturalized and invasive eucalypt species in southwestern Limpopo, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 144:339-346.

KINLOCK NL, DEHNEN-SCHMUTZ K, ESSL F, PERGL J, PYSEK P, KREFT H, WEIGELT P, YANG Q, VAN KLEUNEN M. Introduction History Mediates Naturalization and Invasiveness of Cultivated Plants. Global Ecology and Biogeography 2022; 31:1104-1119.

KOUAME Y A G, MILLAN M, N DRI AB, CHARLES-DOMINIQUE T, KONAN M, BAKAYOKO A, GIGNOUX J. Multispecies Allometric Equations for shrubs and trees biomass prediction in a Guinean savanna (West Africa). SILVA FENNICA 2022; 56(2):1-28.

KRUGER N, SECONDI J, DU PREEZ LH, HERREL A, MEASEY GJ. Phenotypic variation in Xenopus laevis tadpoles from contrasting climatic regimes is the result of adaptation and plasticity. Oecologia 2022; 200:37-50.

LA SR, NDHLOVU A, DURAND PM. The Ancient Origins of Death Domains Support the 'Original Sin' Hypothesis for the Evolution of Programmed Cell Death. Journal of Molecular Evolution 2022; 90:95-113.

LADOUCEUR EL, SHACKELFORD N, BOUAZZA K, BRUDVIG L, BUCHAROVA A, CONRADI T, ERICKSON TE, GARBOWSKI M, NSIKANI MM, PATERNO GB, SUDING K, TEMPERTON VM, TÖRÖK P, WINKLER DE, CHASE JM. Knowledge sharing for shared success in the decade on ecosystem restoration. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2022; 3:e12117, 9pp.

LAMONT T A C, CHAPUIS L, WILLIAMS BN, DINES SF, GRIDLEY T, FRAINER G, FEAREY J, MAULANA PB, PRASETYA ME, JOMPA J, SMITH D J, SIMPSON S D. HydroMoth: Testing a Prototype Low-cost Acoustic Recorder for Aquatic Environments. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 2022; 8(3):362-378.

LANTA V, LIANCOURT P, ALTMAN J, CERNY T, DVORSKY M, FIBICH P, PYCEK P, CIZEK L, DOLEZAL J. Determinants of invasion by single versus multiple plant species in temperate lowland forests. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:2513-2528.

LATOMBE G, CATFORD JA, ESSL F, LENZNER B, RICHARDSON DM, WILSON JR, MCGEOCH MA. GIRAE: a generalised approach for linking the total impact of invasion to species' range, abundance and per-unit effects. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:3147-3167.

LATOMBE G, LENZNER B, SCHERTLER A, DULLINGER S, GLASER M, JARIC I, PAUCHARD A, WILSON JR, ESSL F. What is valued in conservation? A framework to compare ethical perspectives. NeoBiota 2022; 72:45-80.

LEADLEY P, GONZALES A, KRUG C, LONDONO-MURCIA MC, MILLETTE KL, OBURA D, RADULOVICI A, RANKOVIC A, ESSL F, SELOMANE O, ET AL. Achieving global biodiversity goals by 2050 requires urgent and integrated actions. One Earth 2022; 5(6):597-603.

LEEVER EM, DANIELS SR, SOMA JB, CUMBERLIDGE N. Two new genera and a new species of freshwater crabs from northern Madagascar: Vahatra gen.nov. for Foza ambohitraToamasina clarki sp. nov. (Brachyura: Potamoidea: Deckeniidae). JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY 2022; 56(1-4):241-263.

LOBON-ROVIRA J, PINTO PV, BEKKER FS, TOLLEY KA, MEASEY GJ, BENNET B, BOON B, DE SA S, CONRADIE W. An updated herpetofaunal species inventory of Iona National Park in southwestern Angola. Check List 2022; 18(2):289-321.

LOTZE E, FRAZENBURG MR, DREYER LL. Dynamics of nutrient allocation from reserve tissues, using calcium as a model in dormant, reproductive apple buds of four apple cultivars. Acta Horticulturae 2022; 1333:9-18.

LOWIE A, DE KEGEL B, WILKINSON M, MEASEY GJ, O REILLY JC, KLEY NJ, GAUCHER P, BRECKO J, KLEINTEICH T, ADRIAENS D, HERREL A. Is vertebral shape variability in caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) constrained by forces experienced during burrowing?. Journal of Experimental Biology 2022; 225(12):jeb244288, 7pp.

LOWIE A, DE KEGEL B, WILKINSON M, MEASEY GJ, O REILLY JC, KLEY NJ, GAUCHER P, BRECKO J, KLEINTEICH T, ADRIAENS D, HERREL A. The relationship between head shape, head musculature and bite force in caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Experimental Biology 2022; 225:jeb243599, 17 pages.

LOWIE A, DE KEGEL B, WILKINSON M, MEASEY GJ, O REILLY JC, KLEY NJ, GAUCHER P, BRECKO J, KLEINTEICH T, HERREL A, ADRIAENS D. Regional differences in vertebral shape along the axial skeleton in caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Anatomy 2022; 241:716-728.

LUVUNO LB, BIGGS R, STEVENS N, ESLER KJ. Perceived impacts of woody encroachment on ecosystem services in Hluhluwe, South Africa. Ecology and Society 2022; 27(1):4, 18 pages.

MABIN CA, ROBINSON-SMYTHE T, WILSON JR, HIRSCH H, CASTILLO ML, JOOSTE M, LE ROUX JJ. Molecular insights into the invasion dynamics of Carcinus crabs in South Africa. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:3597-3613.

MACFADYEN S, ALLSOPP N, ALTWEGG R, DE KLERK HM, GIBBS RPG, LANDI P, MIDGLEY GF, MONCRIEFF GR, MUNCH Z, VISSER V, HUI C, VAN WAGENINGEN GD, ET AL. Drowning in data, thirsty for information and starved for understanding. A biodiversity information hub for cooperative environmental monitoring in South Africa. Biological Conservation 2022; 274:109736, 10 pages.

MADER S, GOLDENBERG J, MASSETTI F, BISSCHOP K, D'ALBA L, ETIENNE R S, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S, SHAWKEY MD. How Melanism Affects the Sensitivity of Lizards to Climate Change. Functional Ecology 2022; 36:812-825.

MAGANGANA TP, MAKUNGA NP, FAWOLE OA, STANDER MA, OPARA UL. Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, and Metabolomic Characterization of Blanched Pomegranate Peel Extracts: Effect of Cultivar. Molecules 2022; 27:2979, 24pages.

MAIN D C, JANSEN VAN VUUREN B, TILBURY CR, TOLLEY KA. Out of Southern Africa: Origins and Cryptic Speciation in Chamaeleo, the most widespread Chameleon Genus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 2022; 175:107578, 9 pages.

MAIRAL PISA M, CHOWN SL, SHAW J, CHALA D, CHAU JH, HUI C, KALWIJ J M, MUNZBERGOVA Z, JANSEN VAN VUUREN B, LE ROUX JJ. Human Activity Strongly Influences Genetic Dynamics of the most Widespread Invasive Plant in the Sub-Antarctic. Molecular Ecology 2022; 31:1649-1665.

MAKUNGA NP, KAI G, SIENIAWSKA E. Editorial: Metabolomics as a tool in ethnobotany-driven drug discoveries. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2022; 13:1066875, 2pages.

MAKUNGA NP, SCHROEDER E, STANDER MA. Mesembrine alkaloid production in in vitro culture morphotypes of Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E. Br. Industrial Crops and Products 2022; 185:115051, 12pages.

MALAN A, VON DER HEYDEN S, HERRON S, ARNOULD JPY, KIRKWOOD R, MATTHEE CA. Palaeoclimatic changes resulted in range expansion and subsequent divergence in brown fur seals, Arctocephalus pusillusBiology Letters 2022; 18(8):20220285; 7pp.

MANENTI R, MERCURIO S, MELOTTO A, BARZAGHI B, EPIS S, TECILLA M, PENNATI R, SCARI GU, FICETOLA GF. A new disease caused by an unidentified Etiological Agent affects European Salamanders. Animals 2022; 12(6):696, 11pp.

MARTENS C, SCHEITER S, MIDGLEY GF, HICKLER T. Combined impacts of future climate-driven vegetation changes and socioeconomic pressures on protected areas in Africa. Conservation Biology 2022; 36:e13968, 16pp.

MARTIN K, ANDERSON BC, MINNAAR C, DE JAGER ML. Assessing the Effectiveness of Honey Bee Pollinators for Cultivated Blueberries in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 150:113-119.

MARTIN M, GRIDLEY T, ELWEN SH, CHARRIER I. Assessment of the Impact of Anthropogenic Airborne Noise on the Behaviour of Cape Fur Seals during the Breeding Season in Namibia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 2022; 550:151721, 10 pp.

MARTIN M, GRIDLEY T, ELWEN SH, CHARRIER I. Early onset of postnatal individual vocal recognition in a highly colonial mammal species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2022; 289(1988):20221769, 9 pages.

MARTIN M, GRIDLEY T, ELWEN SH, CHARRIER I. Feel the beat: cape fur seal males encode their arousal state in their bark rate. Science of Nature 2022; 109(5):Article 5, 11 pages.

MARTIN M, GRIDLEY T, FOURIE D, ELWEN SH, CHARRIER I. Mutual mother-pup vocal recognition in the highly colonial Cape fur seal: evidence of discrimination of calls with a high acoustic similarity. Animal Cognition 2022; 25:1461-1472.

MARTIN N, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S, ROBINSON-SMYTHE T. Predicted changes in temperature more than acidification, affect the shell morphology and survival of the girdled dogwhelk, Trochia cingulata (Linnaeus, 1771). JOURNAL OF MOLLUSCAN STUDIES 2022; 88:eyac011, 10 pages.

MARTIN N, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S, ROBINSON-SMYTHE T. Predicted future changes in ocean temperature and pH do not affect prey selection by the girdled dogwhelk Trochia cingulataAfrican Journal of Marine Science 2022; 44(1):1-9.

MATAMBA E, RICHARDS LR, CHERRY MI, RAMBAU RV. Phylogeography of the mesic-adapted striped mouse, Rhabdomys dilectus chakae (Rodentia: Muridae) in forest margins of the Eastern Cape and southern KwaZulu-Natal provinces of South Africa. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 2022; 137:227-239.

MATTHEE CA, DE WET NK, ROBINSON TJ. Conservation Genetics of the Critically Endangered Riverine Rabbit, Bunolagus monticularis: Structured Populations and High mtDNA Genetic Diversity. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 2022; 29:137-147.

MBOBO T, RICHARDSON DM, GWYNNE-EVANS D, DEACON J, WILSON JR. Psidium cattleyanum (Myrtaceae) invasions in South Africa: Status and prognosis. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 150:412-419.

MBOBO T, RICHARDSON DM, LUCAS E J, WILSON JR. Patterns of Introduction, Naturalisation, Invasion, and Impact differ between Fleshy- and dry-fruited species of Myrtaceae. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 2022; 54:125648, 13 pp.

MINNAAR IA, HUI C, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S. Jack, master or both? The invasive ladybird Harmonia axyridis performs better than a native coccinellid despite divergent trait plasticity. NeoBiota 2022; 77:179-207.

MOHANTY NP, WAGENER CH, HERREL A, THAKER M. The Ecology of Sleep in Non-avian Reptiles. Biological Reviews 2022; 97(2):505-526.

MOIR MI, JOHNSON SD, ANDERSON BC. Remarkable floral colour variation in the functionally specialized fly-pollinated iris, Moraea luridaBotanical Journal of the Linnean Society 2022; 200:218-232.

MOLOFSKY J, PARK DS, RICHARDSON DM, KELLER SR, BECKAGE B, MANDEL JR, BOATWRIGHT JS, HUI C. Optimal differentiation to the edge of trait space (EoTS). Evolutionary Ecology 2022; 36(5):743-752.

MUCINA L, LOTTER MC, RUTHERFORD MC, VAN NIEKERK A, MACINTYRE PD, TSAKALOS JL, TIMBERLAKEH J, ADAMS JB, RIDDEN T, MCCARTHY LK. Forest biomes of Southern Africa. New Zealand Journal of Botany 2022; 60(4):377-428.

MÜHLENHAUPT M, BAXTER-GILBERT JH, MAKHUBO BG, RILEY J, MEASEY GJ. No Evidence for Innate Differences in Tadpole Behavior between Natural, Urbanized, and Invasive Populations. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 2022; 76(11):s00265, 12 pp.

MUKWEVHO VO, DREYER LL, ROETS F. Early colonization of Protea flowers enable dominance of competitively weak saprobic fungi in seed cones, benefitting their hosts. Fungal Biology 2022; 126:122-131.

MUKWEVHO VO, DREYER LL, ROETS F. Persistence of Ecologically Similar Fungi in a Restricted Floral Niche. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 2022; 115:761-771.

MULVANEY J, CHERRY MI, MATTHEE CA. Climate Refugia for three Afromontane Forest-dependent Bird Species in south-eastern South Africa. Journal of Biogeography 2022; 49:1352-1366.

MUNOZ G, ROJAS N, PEREIRA M, BECERRA N, GRIEBENOW S, VALENTINE AJ, ZUNIGA-FEEST A. Sophora cassioides Develops Promiscuous Symbioses with Rhizobium and Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Fungi in a Recent Volcanic Substrate. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2022; 22:4344-4355.

MYBURGH AM, DANIELS SR. Between the Cape Fold Mountains and the deep blue sea: Comparative phylogeography of selected codistributed ectotherms reveals asynchronous cladogenis. Evolutionary Applications 2022; 15:1967-1987.

NDHLOVU A, VON DER HEYDEN S. De novo assembly and annotation of the transcriptome of the endangered seagrass Zostera capensis: Insights from differential gene expression under thermal stress. Marine Genomics 2022; 66:100984, 13pp.

NELUFULE T, ROBERTSON MP, WILSON JR, FAULKNER KT. Native-alien populations - an apparent oxymoron that requires specific conservation attention. NeoBiota 2022; 74:57-74.

NEVECERALOVA P, CARROLL EL, STEEL D, VERMEULEN E, ELWEN SH, ZIDEK J, STAFFORD JK, CHIVELL W, HULVA P. Population Changes in a Whale Breeding Ground Revealed by Citizen Science Noninvasive Genetics. Global Ecology and Conservation 2022; 37:e02141, 14 pages.

NIEMAN WA, VAN WILGEN BW, RADLOFF FGT, LESLIE AJ. A review of the responses of medium- to large sized African mammals to fire. African Journal of Range and Forage Science 2022; 39(3):249-263.

NIEMAN WA, VAN WILGEN BW, RADLOFF FGT, TAMBLING CJ, LESLIE AJ. The effects of fire frequency on vegetation structure and mammal assemblages in a savannah-woodland system. African Journal of Ecology 2022; 60:407-422.

OSIECKA AN, GRIDLEY T, FEAREY J. Temporal patterns in Cape Fur Seal (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) mother and pup attraction calls. BELGIAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY 2022; 152:117-138.

PAAP T, WINGFIELD MJ, BURGESS T, WILSON JR, RICHARDSON DM, SANTINI A. Invasion Frameworks: a Forest Pathogen Perspective. Current Forestry Reports 2022; 8:74-89.

PATZELT A, PYCEK P, PERGL J, VAN KLEUNEN M. Alien flora of Oman: invasion status, taxonomic composition, habitats, origin, and pathways of introduction. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:955-970.

PEER N, MUHL E, JANNA J, BROWN M, ZUKULU S, MBATHA P. Community and Marine Conservation in South Africa: Are we still missing the mark?. Frontiers in Marine Science 2022; 9:884442, 15pp.

PINTO EM, VAZ AS, HONRADO J, ROY HE, PAUCHARD A, STOETT P, SHACKLETON RT, RICHARDSON DM, VICENTE J. Policy-Oriented research in Invasion Science: Trends, status, gaps, and Lessons. Bioscience 2022; 72(11):1074-1087.

POTGIETER L J, ARONSON M F J, BRANDT A J, COOK C, GAERTNER M, MANDRAK NE, RICHARDSON DM, SHRESTHA N, CADOTTE MW. Prioritization and Thresholds for Managing Biological Invasions in Urban Ecosystems. Urban Ecosystems 2022; 25:253-271.

PYSKOVA K, PYCEK P, FOXCROFT LC. Introduction and invasion of common myna Acridotheres tristis in Kruger National Park, South Africa: still time for action?. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:2291-2300.

REDDY K, STANDER MA, STAFFORD GI, MAKUNGA NP. Mass Spectrometry Metabolomics and Feature-Based Molecular Networking Reveals Population-Specific Chemistry in Some Species of the Sceletium Genus. Frontiers in Nutrition 2022; 9:819753, 20 pages.

REINKE BA, CAYUELA H, JANZEN FJ, LEMAITRE J, GAILLARD J, LAWING AM, IVERSON JB, MEASEY GJ, DE VILLIERS FA, ET AL. Diverse aging rates in ectothermic tetrapods provide insights for the evolution of aging and longevity. Science 2022; 376:1459-1466.

RILEY J, BAXTER-GILBERT JH, WHITING MJ, CHERRY MI. Partitioned parturition: Birthing Asynchrony in Cordylid Lizards. Journal of Zoology 2022; 316:263-270.

RIPLEY B, RAUBENHEIMER SL, PERUMAL L, ANDERSON M, MOSTERT E, KGOPE B, MIDGLEY GF, SIMPSON KJ. CO2-fertilisation enhances resilience to browsing in the recruitment phase of an encroaching savanna tree. Functional Ecology 2022; 36:3223-3233.

ROGALLA S, NICOLAI MPJ, VANDOMME V, TEIFEL R, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S, D'ALBA L, SHAWKEY MD. First observation of a brood patch on a male sunbird Chalcomitra amethystinaJOURNAL OF ORNITHOLOGY 2022; 163:611-614.

SACCAGGI DL, WILSON JR, ROBINSON AP, TERBLANCHE JS. Arthropods on Imported Plant Products: Volumes predict general trends while contextual details enhance predictive power. Ecological Applications 2022; 32:e2554, 14 pages.

SADLER R, PARKER T, VERBOOM GA, ELLIS AG, JACKSON M, VAN ZYL J, MANNING J, BERGH NG. A molecular phylogeny of Calenduleae (Asteraceae) supports the transfer of Dimorphotheca polyptera DC. to Osteospermum L. . South African Journal of Botany 2022; 151:234-245.

SANTANA PC, RADERSCHALL CA, RODRIGUES RM, ELLIS AG, GARCIA DE BRITO VL. Retention of colour-changed flowers increases pollinator attraction to Lantana undulata inflorescences. Flora 2022; 296:152152, 9pages.

SCHALL E, DJOKIC D, ROSS-MARSH EC, ONA J, DENKINGER J, BAUMGARTEN JE, PADOVESE LR, ROSSI-SANTOS MR, CARVALHO GONCALVES MI, SOUSA‑LIMA R, HUCKE‑GAETE R, ELWEN SH, BUCHAN S, GRIDLEY T, VAN OPZEELAND IC. Song recordings suggest feeding ground sharing in Southern Hemisphere humpback whales. Scientific Reports 2022; 12:13924, 11pages.

SHIN YJ, MIDGLEY GF, ARCHER E, ARNETH A, BARNES DKA, CHAN L, HASHIMOTO S, HOEGH-GULDBERG O, INSAROV G, LEADLEY P, LEVIN LA, NGO HT, PANDIT R, PIRES APF, PÖRTNER H, . Actions to halt Biodiversity Loss Generally Benefit the Climate. Global Change Biology 2022; 28:2846-2874.

SIMON CA, DU TOIT ANJ, LAMBERTH SJ, BRANCH GM. Standardising English and Afrikaans common names for polychaetes harvested as bait in South Africa. African Zoology 2022; 57(2):75-89.

SIMON CA, KARA JA, CLARKE DT, SEDICK S. Revisiting "A monograph on the Polychaeta of southern Africa": establishing taxonomic research priorities in southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 2022; 44(1):83-100.

SMIT IPJ, JOUBERT CM, SMITH K, VAN WILGEN NJ, STRYDOM T, BAARD J, HERBST M. Fire as friend or foe: the role of scientists in balancing media coverage of fires in National Parks. African Journal of Range and Forage Science 2022; 39(1):136-147.

SOLA E, LERIA L, STOCCHINO GA, BAGHERZADEH R, BALKE M, DANIELS SR, HARRATH AH, ET AL. Three dispersal routes out of Africa: A puzzling biogeographical history in freshwater planarians. Journal of Biogeography 2022; 49:1219-1233.

THERON GL, LE ROUX JJ, JOHNSON SD, ANDERSON BC. Pollinator Shifts and the Evolution of Floral Advertising Traits in the genus Ferraria (Iridaceae). South African Journal of Botany 2022; 149:178-188.

THERON W, NAIDOO S, PEER N, RAJKARAN A. Effects of the mangrove forest environment and tree species characteristics on fiddler crab communities. MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH 2022; 73(11):1283-1296.

TOLLEY KA, TILBURY CR, BURGER M. Convergence and vicariance: speciation of chameleons in the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa, and the description of three new species of Bradypodion Fitzinger, 1843. African Journal of Herpetology 2022; 71(1):14-38.

TOLLEY KA, TILBURY CR, DA SILVA JM, BROWN G, CHAPETA Y, ANDERSON C V. Clinging to Survival: Critically Endangered Chapman's Pygmy Chameleon Rhampholeon Chapmanorum Persists in Shrinking Forest Patches. Oryx 2022; 56(3):451-456.

TOWNER AV, WATSON RGA, KOCK AA, PAPASTAMATIOU Y, STURUP M, GENNARI E, BAKER K, BOOTH T, DICKEN ML, CHIVELL W, ELWEN SH, KASCHKE T, EDWARDS D, SMALE MJ. Fear at the top: Killer Whale predation drives white shark absence at South Africa's largest aggregation site. African Journal of Marine Science 2022; 44(1):139-152.

VAISSIERE A, COURTOIS P, COURCHAMP F, KOURANTIDOU M, DIAGNE C, ESSL F, KIRICHENKO N, WELSH M, SALLES J. The Nature of Economic costs of Biological Invasions. Biological Invasions 2022; 24:2081-2101.

VAN DEN HEEVER JA, JONES C. Building blocks of agriculture. HTS Theological Studies/ Teologiese Studies 2022; 78(2):a8023, 9 pages.

VAN DER ENT A, DE JONGE MD, ECHEVARRIA G, AARTS M G M, MESJASZ-PRZYBYLOWICZ J, PRZYBYLOWICZ WJ, BRUECKNER D, HARRIS HH. Multimodal Synchrotron X-ray Fluorescence Imaging Reveals Elemental Distribution in Seeds and Seedlings of the Zn-Cd-Ni Hyperaccumulator Noccaea caerulescensMetallomics 2022; 14:mfac026, 9 pp.

VAN DER ENT A, MESJASZ-PRZYBYLOWICZ J, PRZYBYLOWICZ WJ, BARNABAS AD, DE JONGE MD, HARRIS HH. Contrasting patterns of nickel distribution in the hyperaccumulators Phyllanthus balgooyi and Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi from Malaysian Borneo. Metallomics 2022; 14:mfac020, 15 pp.

VAN WILGEN BW, DE KLERK HM, STELLMES M, ARCHIBALD S. An analysis of the recent fire regimes in the Angolan catchment of the Okavango Delta, Central Africa. Fire Ecology 2022; 18:13, 12 pages.

VAN WILGEN BW, STRYDOM T, SIMMS C, SMIT IPJ. Research, monitoring, and reflection as a guide to the Management of Complex Ecosystems: The case of fire in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Conservation Science and Practice 2022; 4:1-13.

VAN WILGEN BW, WANNENBURGH A, WILSON JR. A review of two decades of government support for managing alien plant invasions in South Africa. Biological Conservation 2022; 274:109741, 17 pp.

VAN WILGEN BW, ZENGEYA T, RICHARDSON DM. A review of the impacts of biological invasions in South Africa. Biological Invasions 2022; 24(1):27-50.

VAN WYK JW, ADAMS JB, VON DER HEYDEN S. Conservation implications of herbicides on seagrasses: sublethal glyphosate exposure decreases fitness in the endangered Zostera capensisPeerJ 2022; 10:e14295, 22pp.

VILLALOBOS F, KARA JA, SIMON CA, IDRIS I. Systematic Review of Neanthes Kinberg, 1865 (Annelida: Errantia: Nereididae) from Southern Africa, including a Preliminary Molecular Phylogeny of the Genus. Marine Biodiversity Records 2022; 52(21):s12526, 30 pages.

VIMERCATI G, PROBERT AF, VOLERY L, BERNARDO-MADRID R, BERTOLINO S, HUI C, KUMSCHICK S, ROBINSON-SMYTHE T, WILSON JR, ET AL. The EICAT+ framework enables classification of positive impacts of alien taxa on native biodiversity. PLoS Biology 2022; 20(8):e3001729, 22 pages.

WARRINGTON S, ELLIS AG, KEET J, LE ROUX JJ. How does familiarity in rhizobial interactions impact the performance of invasive and native legumes?. NeoBiota 2022; 72:129-156.

WARRINGTON S, ELLIS AG, LE ROUX JJ. Invader-induced soil abiotic and biotic conditions have little impact on the competitive interactions between a native and an invasive legume. South African Journal of Botany 2022; 151:591-603.

WATSON A, MIDGLEY GF, RAY P, KRALISCH S, HELMSCHROT J. How Climate Extremes Influence Conceptual Rainfall-Runoff Model Performance and Uncertainty. Frontiers in Climate 2022; 4:a859303, 19 pages.

XOXO S, MANTEL SK, DE VOS A, MAHLABA B, LE MAITRE DC, TANNER J. Towards SDG 15.3: The Biome Context as the Appropriate Degradation Monitoring Dimension. Environmental Science & Policy 2022; 136:400-412.

ZARZYCZNY KM, WATSON KM, VERDUYN CE, REIMER JD, MEZAKI T, BEGER M. The role of Herbivores in shaping Subtropical Coral Communities in warming oceans. MARINE BIOLOGY 2022; 169:62, 18pages.

ZENGEYA T, LOMBARD RJ, NELWAMONDO VE, NUNES AN, MEASEY GJ, WEYL OLF. Tropic niche of an invasive generalist consumer: Australian redclaw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus, in the Inkomati River Basin, South Africa. Austral Ecology 2022; 47:1480-1494.

ZEYL J, SNELLING EP, CONNAN M, BASILLE M, CLAY TA, JOO R, PATRICK SC, PHILLIPS RA, PISTORIUS P A, RYAN PG, SNYMAN A, CLUSELLA-TRULLAS S. Aquatic Birds have Middle Ears Adapted to Amphibious Lifestyles. Scientific Reports 2022; 12:5251, 12 pp.

ZIERVOGEL G, LENNARD C, MIDGLEY GF, NEW M, SIMPSON NP, TRISOS CT, ZVOBGO L. Climate change in South Africa: Risks and opportunities for climate-resilient development in the IPCC Sixth Assessment WGII Report. South African Journal of Science 2022; 118(9/10):14492, 5pp.



Journal Articles (NON-subsidised)

HORTAL J, CABEZA M, DINIZ-FILHO JAF, VON DER HEYDEN S, STIGALL AL, YEO D C J. Building a truly diverse biodiversity science. npj Biodiversity 2022; 1:2, 2 pages.

Proceedings International

MOUTON M. Working towards equity of access and success in STEM at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. In: Chova LG, López Martínez A, Lees J (eds.) 15th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain, ICERI2022 2022: 1059-1068.


HUI C, RICHARDSON DM. Invading Ecological Networks. Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom 2022:404 pp.

Chapters in Books

CANAVAN K, CANAVAN S, CLARK VR, GWATE O, MAPAURA A, RICHARDSON DM, STEENHUISEN S, MARTIN GD. Invasive alien plants in the Montane Areas of South Africa: Impacts and Management Options. In: Misiune I, Depellegrin D, Vigl LE (eds.) Human-Nature Interactions, Springer, Switzerland, 2022: 169-180.

CHERRY MI. Editing a Scholarly Journal. In: JANSEN J, Visser D (eds.) On Becoming a Scholar: What every new Academic needs to know, African Minds, Cape Town, South Africa, 2022: 150-159.

HALL SLC. How will Biotechnology Transform Human Health? The peril and promise of genetic engineering. In: JONES C, KRUGER M, VAN DEN HEEVER JA, VAN NIEKERK AA (eds.) Challenges in Medical Ethics: The South African context, African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022: 261-279.

JONES C, VAN DEN HEEVER JA. Gender in Sport. Caster Semenya as a case in point. In: JONES C, KRUGER M, VAN DEN HEEVER JA, VAN NIEKERK AA (eds.) Challenges in Medical Ethics: The South African Context, African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022: 61-78.

KRUGER M. Universal Health Coverage, National Health Insurance, and Sustainable Workforce. In: JONES C, KRUGER M, VAN DEN HEEVER JA, VAN NIEKERK AA (eds.) Challenges in Medical Ethics: The South African Context, African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022: 29-45.

MASONDO N, LOUBSER JT, MOYO M, MAKUNGA NP, HILLS PN, AREMU AO. Application of Biostimulants in Establishing and Acclimatizing In Vitro-Raised Plants. In: Gupta S (ed.) Commercial Scale Tissue Culture for Horticulture and Plantation Crops, Springer, Singapore, Singapore, 2022: 121-151.

MEYERSON LA, PAUCHARD A, BRUNDU G, CARLTON JT, HIERRO JL, KUEFFER C, PANDIT MK, PYSEK P, RICHARDSON DM, PACKER JG. Moving toward Global Strategies for Managing Invasive Alien Species. In: Clements DR, Joshi S, Upadhyaya MK, Shrestha A (eds.) Global Plant Invasions, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2022: 331-360.

NOETH C. Who has the right?. In: JONES C, KRUGER M, VAN DEN HEEVER JA, VAN NIEKERK AA (eds.) Challenges in Medical Ethics: The South African Context, African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022: 47-60.

PALK AC. Towards a More Globally Inclusive and Relevant Neuroethics. Considerations for developing the field in Africa. In: JONES C, KRUGER M, VAN DEN HEEVER JA, VAN NIEKERK AA (eds.) Challenges in Medical Ethics: The South African Context, African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022: 157-182.

RICHARDSON DM, WITT A, PERGL J, DAWSON W, ESSL F, KREFT H, VAN KLEUNEN M, WEIGELT P, WINTER M, PYCEK P. Plant Invasions in Africa. In: Clements DR, Upadhyaya MK, Joshi S, Shrestha A (eds.) Global Plant Invasions, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2022: 225-252.

SAMWAYS MJ, DEACON C, VAN DER COLFF D. South Africa's rarest dragonflies and their conservation. In: Sethusa MT, Dalton DL, Pretorius C (eds.) South African animals at risk of extinction, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), Pretoria, South Africa, 2022: 99-106.

VAN NIEKERK AA. Significantly increased longevity: Does it make sense?. In: JONES C, KRUGER M, VAN DEN HEEVER JA, VAN NIEKERK AA (eds.) Challenges in Medical Ethics: The South African Context, African Sun Media, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2022: 183-195.