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Towards improved livestock production off sweet grassveld.
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A study of the genera Justicia L. and Siphonoglossa oerst. (Acanthaceae) in southern Africa
A comprehensive revision of the genus Justicia L and, the closely related genera Siphonoglossa Oersted and Aulojusticia Lindau in southern Africa was undertaken as part of the Flora of Southern Africa project. Taxonomic ...
The biosynthesis and production of hypoxoside in Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. and Mey. in vivo and in vitro.
Hypoxoside, a phenolic diglucoside, with a diarylpentane-type structure, is thought to be the medicinally active constituent of corm extracts of Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Mey. which are reputed to alleviate the ...
Cytokinins in Ecklonia maxima and the effect of seaweed concentrate on plant growth.
The endogenous cytokinin levels in the brown alga Ecklonia maxima (OSBECK) PAPENF., and the effect of applications of the seaweed concentrate (Kelpak 66) prepared from this alga, on the growth and yield of various ...
A revision of the genus Scleria Bergius (Cyperaceae) in Southern Africa.
The genus Scleria Bergius (Cyperaceae) in Southern Africa is critically examined, and the generic limits reviewed The taxonomic position of the genus in the family is examined. Diagnosis of the tribe Sclerieae is altered ...
The regeneration of Hypoxis rooperi S. Moore and production of hypoxoside in vitro.
Against the background of the increasing pharmaceutical importance of members of the genus Hypoxis L., methods for propagating these plants and for producing hypoxoside (the believed active compound found within Hypoxis ...
The role of Potamogeton crispus L. in the Pongolo River floodplain ecosystem.
1. Aquatic macrophytes generally dominate energy and nutrient transfers in wetland ecosystems. They provide a diverse habitat for other organisms but each species or life-form, has a different role in determining ecosystem ...
Hormonal regulation of tuberization of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)
The relative distribution of dry matter over shoot and tuberous roots is an important factor in determining the yield of cassava. Under sub-tropical conditions the dry matter distribution pattern is not always efficient. ...
The biochemical and cytokinin changes in the developing and germinating seeds of Podocarpus henkelli stapf.
A review of the literature revealed that there is a lack of depth in our knowledge of gymnospermous seeds with regard to the development and germination processes. The phytohormones, particularly the cytokinins have ...
On the ecology of hyperscum-forming Microsystis aeruginosa in a hypertrophic African lake.
Light is the primary source of energy in most of earth's ecosystems . In freshwater ecosystems the major interacting factors that determine the abundance and species composition of planktonic phototrophs, the primary ...