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Towards the successful application of diatom-based biomonitoring in South Africa
(North-West University, 2006)
Water is a scarce and precious resource in South Africa. Not only is the quality and quantity of water available limited by climatic conditions but these resources are often impacted by domestic and industrial effluents, ...
The diatoms of the Western Cape and their use in monitoring wetland water quality
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
South Africa’s water resources are limited and, in global terms, scarce. The demand for water is, however, growing continuously due to population growth, a developing economy, global warming, the spreading of alien plant ...
Diatom diversity and response to water quality within the Makuleke Wetlands and Lake Sibaya
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
All forms of life are dependent on water for survival. South Africa is a water scare country, due to seasonal rainfall and high temperatures, thus it is important to manage water resources in such a way that it benefits ...
Evaluation of the applicability of diatom based indices as bioindicators of water quality in South African rivers
(North-West University, 2008)
Diatoms have been proven to be reliable indicators of water quality in many countries of the world particularly Europe. The potential use of diatoms as indicators of water quality in South Africa was tested in the studies ...