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The use of a virtual world to address misconceptions held by students regarding photosynthesis and respiration.
In an effort to contribute to the improvement of Matric Biology education, a survey was conducted in 1996 and 1997 of Matric pupils and first year students at several tertiary institutions, in order to identify those topics ...
A synfloristic comparison of Oribi Gorge and Umtamvuna Nature Reserves.
Climatic oscillation during the Quaternary resulted in fragmentation of once more continuous ancient floras and a series of invasions of different floras into the Pondoland Centre in response to climatic change, with ...
The development of short-to-medium and long-term germplasm storage protocols for Eucalyptus spp.
Eucalyptus trees are a significant source of fuelwood, timber and raw material for the paper and pulp industry. In South Africa, Eucalyptus grandis and its hybrids are in high demand due to their fast growth and suitability ...
The potential of bulk segregant analysis and RAPD technology for identification of molecular markers linked to traits in sugarcane.
The objective of the present study was to investigate the potential use of bulk segregant analysis (Michelmore et al., 1991) as a method to rapidly identify genetic markers linked to traits in sugarcane. Four bulked DNA ...
An investigation of plants used in South Africa for the treatment of hypertension.
In most countries, as many as 15 to 25% of the adult population have raised blood pressure. People with hypertension, and even those with mild elevation of blood pressure, are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, ...
A contribution to the taxonomy of Bolboschoenus (Cyperaceae), with particular reference to fruit morphology and the African species.
Using the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), fruit surface and pericarp anatomy were investigated in the African species of Bolboschoenits (Ascherson) Palla [B. maritimus (L.) Palla; B. glaucus (Lam.) S.G. Smith; B. ...