Published articles (a selection of)

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53. Scogings, P.F. 2018. Foliar flavonol concentration in Sclerocarya birrea saplings responds to nutrient fertilisation according to growth-differentiation balance hypothesis. Phytochemistry Letters 23:180-184

52. Van Coller, H., Ellis, S., Siebert, F. & Scogings, P.F. 2018. Herbaceous responses to herbivory, fire and rainfall variability differ between grasses and forbs. South African Journal of Botany 119: 94-103.

51. Mkhize, N.R., Heitkӧnig, I.M.A., Scogings, P.F., Dziba, L.E., Prins, H.H.T. & de Boer, W.F. 2018. Effects of condensed tannins on live weight, faecal nitrogen and blood metabolites of free-ranging female goats in a semi-arid African savanna. Small Ruminant Research 166: 28-34.

50. Mkhize, N.R., Heitkӧnig, I.M.A., Scogings, P.F., Hattas, D., Dziba, L.E., Prins, H.H.T. & de Boer, W.F. 2018. Seasonal regulation of condensed tannin consumption by free-ranging goats in a semiarid savanna. PLoS ONE 13: e0189626

49. Hattas, D., Scogings, P.F. & Julkunen-Tiitto, R. 2017. Does the growth differentiation balance hypothesis explain allocation to carbon based secondary metabolites in Combretum apiculatum, an African savanna woody species? Journal of Chemical Ecology 43:153-163

48. Scogings, P.F., Mamashela, T.C. & Zobolo, A.M. 2017. Growth, nitrogen and tannins of semi-arid savanna saplings in response to herbivory and water. Journal of Arid Environments 137: 21-29. 

47. Mkhize, N.R., Heitkӧnig, I.M.A., Scogings, P.F., Hattas, D., Dziba, L.E., Prins, H.H.T. & de Boer, W.F. 2016. Supplemental nutrients increase the consumption of chemically defended shrubs by free-ranging herbivores. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 235: 119-126. 

46. Siebert, F. & Scogings, P.F. 2015. Browsing intensity of herbaceous forbs across a semi-arid savanna catenal sequence. South African Journal of Botany 100: 69-74.

45. Mkhize, N.R., Heitkӧnig, I.M.A., Scogings, P.F., Dziba, L.E., Prins, H.H.T. & de Boer, W.F. 2015. Condensed tannins reduce browsing and increase grazing time of free-ranging goats in semi-arid savannas. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 169: 33-37.

44. Basha, N.A.D., Scogings, P.F., Fon, F.N., Mawahib, A.A. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2015. Effects of season and species on in sacco degradability of forages in the sub-humid subtropical savannah. African Journal of Agricultural Research 10: 1312-1319.

43. Fomum, S.W., Scogings, P.F., Dziba, L.E. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2015. Seasonal variations in diet selection of Nguni goats: effects of physical and chemical traits of browse. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 32: 193-201.

42. Scogings, P.F., Hattas, D., Skarpe, C., Hjälten, J., Dziba, L.E., Zobolo, A.M. & Rooke, T. 2015. Seasonal variations in nutrients and secondary metabolites in semi-arid savanna depend on year and species. J. Arid Environments 114: 54-61.

41. Fon, F.N., Nsahlai, I.V. & Scogings P.F. 2014. In vitro manipulation of Jersey cow rumen ecology with enzymes or microbes obtained from wild ungulates. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 14: 263-272.

40. Scogings, P.F. 2014. Large herbivores and season independently affect woody stem circumference increment in a semi-arid African savannaPlant Ecology 215: 1433-1443.

39. Basha, N.A.D., Scogings, P.F., Ahmed, M.A. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2014. Effects of season, browse species and polyethylene glycol addition on in vitro degradability of forages in the sub-humid subtropical savannah, South Africa. J. Agricultural Extension & Rural Development 6: 153-161.

38. Fon, F.N., Nsahlai, I.V. & Scogings, P.F. 2014. Extraction and comparison of fibrolytic enzyme additives from gut of 11 ungulates. African Journal of Biochemistry Research 8: 31-38.

37. Mkhize, N.R., Scogings, P.F., Nsahlai, I.V. & Dziba, L.E. 2014. Diet selection of goats depends on season: roles of plant physical and chemical traits. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 31: 209-214.

36. Scogings, P.F., Hjälten, J., Skarpe, C., Hattas, D., Zobolo, A.M., Dziba, L.E. & Rooke, T. 2014. Nutrient and secondary metabolite concentrations in a savanna are independently affected by large herbivores and shoot growth rate. Plant Ecology 215: 73-82.

35. Scogings, P.F., Siko, S. & Taylor, R.W. 2014. Calibration of a hand-held instrument for measuring condensed tannin concentration based on UV- and red-excited fluorescence. African Journal of Range and Forage Science. 31: 55-58.

34. Fon, F.N., Nsahali, I.V., Scogings, P.F. & Basha, N.A.D. 2014. In vitro cellulase production from five herbivore microbial ecosystems and consortia. Annals of Animal Science 14: 329-340.

33. Scogings, P.F., Hjältén, J. & Skarpe, C. 2013. Does large herbivore removal affect secondary metabolites, nutrients and growth in woody species in semi-arid savannas? J. Arid Environments 88: 4-8.

32. Scogings, P.F., Mamashela, T.C. & Zobolo, A.M. 2013. Deciduous sapling responses to season and large herbivores in a semi-arid African savanna. Austral Ecology 38: 548-556.

31. Basha, N.A.D., Scogings, P.F. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2013. Effects of season, browse species and tannins on gas production kinetics of forages in the sub-humid subtropical savannah, South Africa. J. Sci. Food & Agriculture 93: 1338-1348.

30. Scogings, P.F., Taylor, R. & Ward, D. 2012. Inter- and intra-plant variations in nitrogen, tannins and growth of Sclerocarya birrea browsed by elephants. Plant Ecology 213: 483-491.

29. Basha, N.A.D , Scogings, P.F., Dziba, L.E. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2012. Diet selection of Nguni goats in relation to season, chemistry and physical properties of browse in sub-humid subtropical savanna. Small Ruminant Research 102: 163-171.

28. Scogings, P.F., Johansson, T., Hjältén, J. & Kruger, J. 2012. Responses of woody vegetation to exclusion of large herbivores in semi-arid savannas. Austral Ecology 37: 56-66.

27. Hattas, D., Hjältén, J., Julkunen-Tiitto, R., Scogings, P.F. & Rooke, T. 2011. Differential phenolic profiles in six African savanna woody species in relation to antiherbivore defense. Phytochemistry 72: 1796–1803.

26. Scogings, P.F., Hjältén, J. & Skarpe, C. 2011. Secondary metabolites and nutrients of woody plants in relation to browsing intensity in African savannas. Oecologia 167: 1063–1073 (doi 10.1007/s00442-011-2042-9).

25. Scogings, P.F. 2011. Stem growth of woody species at the Nkuhlu Exclosures, Kruger National Park: 2006-2010. Koedoe 53, doi:10.4102/koedoe.v53i1.1035.

24. Mkhize, N.R., Scogings, P.F., Dziba, L.E. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2011. Season and plant species influence foraging efficiency of Nguni goats in pens. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 28: 29-34.

23. Zharare, G. & Scogings P.F. 2011. Responses of potted Acacia natalitia and Scutia myrtina saplings to type of fertiliser and rate of application. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6: 5278-5290.

22. Jonsson, M., Bell, D., Hjältén, J., Rooke, T. & Scogings, P.F. 2010. Do mammalian herbivores influence invertebrate communities via changes in the vegetation? Results from a preliminary survey in Kruger National Park, South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. 27: 39-44.

21. Nyamukanza, C.C., Scogings, P.F., Mbatha, K.R. & Kunene, N. 2010. Forage-sheep relationships in communally managed Moist Zululand Thornveld. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. 27: 11-19.

20. Basha, N.A.D., Scogings, P.F. & Nsahlai, I.V. 2009. Diet selection by Nguni goats in the Zululand Thornveld. South African Journal of Animal Science 39 (Sppl. 1): 33-36.

19. Mpanza, T.D.E., Scogings, P.F., Kunene, N.W. & Zobolo, A.M. 2009. Impacts of cattle on ecological restoration of coastal forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 26: 1-7.

18. Mopipi, K., Trollope, W.S.W. & Scogings, P.F. 2009. Effects of moisture, nitrogen, grass competition and simulated browsing on the survival and growth of Acacia karroo seedlings. African Journal of Ecology 47: 680-687.

17. Nyamukanza, C.C., Scogings, P.F. & Kunene, N. 2008. Forage–cattle relationships in a communally managed semi-arid savanna in northern Zululand, South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 25: 131-140.

16. Nyamukanza, C.C. & Scogings, P.F. 2008. Sprout selection and performance of goats fed Acacia karroo coppices in the False Thornveld of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Animal Science 38: 83-90.

15. Scogings, P.F. & Mopipi, K. 2008. Effects of water, grass and N on responses of Acacia karroo seedlings to early wet season simulated browsing: leaf N, fibre and tannin concentrations. Journal of Arid Environments 72:1666-1674.

14. Scogings, P.F. & Mopipi, K. 2008. Effects of water, grass and N on responses of Acacia karroo seedlings to early wet season simulated browsing: aboveground growth and biomass allocation. Journal of Arid Environments 72:509-522.

13. Ganqa, N.M. & Scogings, P.F. 2007. Forage quality, twig diameter, and growth habit of woody species selected by black rhinoceros in the Great Fish River Reserve, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 70:514-526.

12. Hester, A.J., Scogings, P.F. & Trollope, W.S.W. 2006. Long-term impacts of goat browsing on bush-clump dynamics in the False Thornveld of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Plant Ecology 183:277-290.

11. Ganqa, N.M., Scogings, P.F. & Raats, J.G. 2005. Plant factors affecting diet selection by black rhino in the Great Fish River Reserve, South Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 35:77-83.

10. Scogings, P.F. 2005. Rapid chemical responses of Acacia karroo to early dormant season defoliation by goats browsing in a semi-arid subtropical savanna. Journal of Arid Environments 62:225-233.

9. Scogings, P.F. & Macanda, M. 2005. Acacia karroo responses to early dormant season defoliation and debarking by goats in a semi-arid subtropical savanna. Plant Ecology 179:193-206.

8. Quinlan, T. & Scogings, P.F. 2004. Why bio-physical and social scientists can speak the same language when addressing Sustainable Development. Environmental Science & Policy 7:537-546.

7. Scogings, P.F., Dziba, L.E. & Gordon, I.J. 2004. Leaf chemistry of woody plants in relation to season, canopy retention and goat browsing in a semi-arid subtropical savanna. Austral Ecology 29:278-286.

6. Dziba, L.E., Scogings, P.F., Raats, J.G. & Gordon, I.J. 2003. Effects of season and breed on browse species intake rates and diet selection by goats in the False Thornveld of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Small Ruminant Research 47: 39-52.

5. Dziba, L.E., Scogings, P.F., Raats, J.G. & Gordon, I.J. 2003. The feeding height preferences of 2 goat breeds fed Grewia occidentalis L. (Tiliaceae) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Small Ruminant Research 47: 31-38.

4. Scogings, P.F., De Bruyn, T.D. & Vetter, S. 1999. Grazing into the future: Policy-making for communal rangelands in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 16: 403-414.

3. Scogings, P.F., Beckerling, A.C. & Trollope, W.S.W. 1994. Simplified techniques for assessing range condition for livestock production: An example from Ciskei. Development Southern Africa 11: 229-240.

2. Scogings, P.F., Theron, G.K. & Bothma, J. du P. 1990. Two quantitative methods of analysing ungulate-habitat data. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 20: 9-13.

1. Scogings, P.F. & Theron, G.K. 1990. An application of multi-variate techniques to dry-weight-rank data from a Bankenveld nature reserve. South African Journal of Botany 56: 648-653.

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