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Phytochemical, elemental and biotechnological study of cryptocarya latifolia, an indigenous medicinal plant of South Africa.
Cryptocarya latifolia (Lauraceae) is an indigenous South African plant used in ethnomedicinal practices. Traditional healers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa are extensively using the bark of C. latifolia as a substitute for ...
Studies of the micronutrients zinc, manganese and silicon in cucumbers (Cucumis sativus)
Zinc and manganese have long been considered as essential micronutrients to plant growth, yet the interactions of the two nutrients on growth and development of plants have not been elucidated in their entirety. Silicon ...
Effects of cover crops-green manure on cabbage yield (Brassica oleracea var.capitata L.) cultivar conquistador.
Cabbage is one of the most important and widely grown crops in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). In cabbage production, no clear cropping methods exist (other than succession cropping) to allow the soil to recover its fertility status ...
Foraminiferal distribution in unconsolidated sediment associated with a marginal coral reef in South Africa.
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Genetic study of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) resistance to Striga gesnerioides (Willd.) vatke in Burkina Faso.
In Burkina Faso, the existence of different races of Striga gesnerioides (Willd.) Vatke, with apparent variable aggressiveness on cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) renders the breeding task very complex. Therefore, a ...
The development of an in vitro system to assess the effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on cereal crops in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Cereal crops such as maize and sorghum are economically important in South Africa (SA) as a staple food diet. In order to meet the needs of South Africa’s growing population, higher yields in crop production need to be ...
Using spectral methods on HIV infection with TAT and SSU72 activation.
HIV dynamics within the host are complex especially when a reservoir of latently infected CD4+ T cells are present. The failure of the immune system and antiviral therapy to suppress the virus has been suggested to be ...
An investigation of the socio-economic impacts of ecotourism in rural areas : a case study of Nompondo, a community bordering the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP), KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Community involvement seems to be a key element of both nature conservation and ecotourism and is largely perceived to include public participation in decision-making and communities’ receipt of benefits from ecotourism. ...
Influence of water salinity on growth performance and physiological responses in Nguni goats.
A survey was conducted to investigate factors influencing water scarcity for goats in areas where there are seasonal and perennial river systems in poor resource-limited smallholder communal farming systems. About 8 and ...
Diversity analysis of South African sorghum genotypes using agronomic traits, SSR markers and protein content and amino acid composition.
Sorghum is an important food security crop and ranks fifth after wheat, rice, maize, and barley in total area of production globally. In South Africa, sorghum is mainly grown for food and livestock feed both by small-holder ...