Benjamin Wigley
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Thicket expansion in a South African savanna under divergent land use: local vs. global drivers?
BJ Wigley, WJ Bond, MT Hoffman
Global Change Biology 16 (3), 964-976, 2010
Bush encroachment under three contrasting land‐use practices in a mesic South African savanna
BJ Wigley, WJ Bond, MT Hoffman
African Journal of Ecology 47, 62-70, 2009
Sapling survival in a frequently burnt savanna: mobilisation of carbon reserves in Acacia karroo
BJ Wigley, MD Cramer, WJ Bond
Plant Ecology 203 (1), 1, 2009
Herbivores shape woody plant communities in the Kruger National Park: Lessons from three long-term exclosures
BJ Wigley, H Fritz, C Coetsee, WJ Bond
koedoe 56 (1), 1-12, 2014
What do ecologists miss by not digging deep enough? Insights and methodological guidelines for assessing soil fertility status in ecological studies
BJ Wigley, C Coetsee, AS Hartshorn, WJ Bond
Acta Oecologica 51, 17-27, 2013
Leaf traits of African woody savanna species across climate and soil fertility gradients: evidence for conservative versus acquisitive resource‐use strategies
BJ Wigley, JA Slingsby, S Díaz, WJ Bond, H Fritz, C Coetsee
Journal of Ecology 104 (5), 1357-1369, 2016
Low gains in ecosystem carbon with woody plant encroachment in a South African savanna
C Coetsee, EF Gray, J Wakeling, BJ Wigley, WJ Bond
Journal of Tropical Ecology, 49-60, 2013
Forest and fynbos are alternative states on the same nutrient poor geological substrate
C Coetsee, WJ Bond, BJ Wigley
South African Journal of Botany 101, 57-65, 2015
Virgilia divaricata may facilitate forest expansion in the afrotemperate forests of the southern Cape, South Africa
C Coetsee, BJ Wigley
koedoe 55 (1), 00-00, 2013
Mammal Browsers and Rainfall Affect Acacia Leaf Nutrient Content, Defense, and Growth in South African Savannas
BJ Wigley, WJ Bond, H Fritz, C Coetsee
Biotropica 47 (2), 190-200, 2015
Defence strategies in African savanna trees
BJ Wigley, H Fritz, C Coetsee
Oecologia 187 (3), 797-809, 2018
Could drought constrain woody encroachers in savannas?
MF Case, BJ Wigley, C Wigley-Coetsee, A Carla Staver
African Journal of Range & Forage Science 37 (1), 19-29, 2020
Root trait variation in African savannas
BJ Wigley, AC Staver, R Zytkowiak, AM Jagodzinski, C Wigley-Coetsee
Plant and Soil 441 (1-2), 555-565, 2019
A thorny issue: Woody plant defence and growth in an East African savanna
BJ Wigley, C Coetsee, DJ Augustine, J Ratnam, D Hattas, M Sankaran
Journal of Ecology 107 (4), 1839-1851, 2019
Grasses continue to trump trees at soil carbon sequestration following herbivore exclusion in a semiarid African savanna
BJ Wigley, DJ Augustine, C Coetsee, J Ratnam, M Sankaran
Ecology 101 (5), e03008, 2020
Savanna woody plant community and trait responses to bottom-up and top-down controls, with a specific focus on the role of mammalian herbivory
BJ Wigley
Rooting depth as a key woody functional trait in savannas
Y Zhou, BJ Wigley, MF Case, C Coetsee, AC Staver
New Phytologist, 2020
Large herbivores maintain a two‐phase herbaceous vegetation mosaic in a semi‐arid savanna
DJ Augustine, BJ Wigley, J Ratnam, S Kibet, M Nyangito, M Sankaran
Ecology and Evolution 9 (22), 12779-12788, 2019
Physiological Traits of Savanna Woody Species: Adaptations to Resource Availability
EC February, C Coetsee, GD Cook, J Ratnam, B Wigley
Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores, 309-329, 2019
Ants, fire, and bark traits affect how African savanna trees recover following damage
BJ Wigley, C Coetsee, LM Kruger, J Ratnam, M Sankaran
Biotropica, 2019
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