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Effect of methyl jasmonate and salicyclic acid on chilling injury of 'eureka' lemons.
South Africa is the second largest exporter of citrus fruit in the world. There has recently emerged a strong demand for lemons in the world market due to their nutritional value, culinary and non-culinary uses. During ...
A systemic approach for assessing community-based natural resource management : a case study of the Kafue Flats, Zambia.
This dissertation seeks to expose through a systemic approach the complexity and centrality of governance in community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). This is premised on the hypothesis that an appreciation ...
The effectiveness of strategic management in the public service : a case study on the Department of Local Government and Housing in Limpopo Provincial Administration .
Strategic management is regarded as one of the highest forms of management activities in the South African government. Consequently it is mandatory for Heads of government departments to develop strategic plans for their ...
Effect of postharvest silicon application on 'hass' avocado (Persea americana Mill.) fruit quality.
The South African avocado industry is export-orientated with forty percent of total production sold overseas. The avocado fruit is a highly perishable product with a relatively high rate of respiration which results in ...
Like ships passing in the day : the interface between religion and international development in the programmes, publications and curricula of Canadian academic institutions.
Although matters of faith, religion and spirituality are central to the lives of millions of people in the global South. and many faith based organizations are actively involved in development. few northern academics in ...
DNA restriction fragment lenth polymorphisms in the identification of clonal variants of eucalyptus.
The technique of restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis, of chloroplastic and genomic DNA, was investigated as a means of identifying eucalypt species and cultivars which are morphologically indistinguishable ...
The changing nature of female labour supply and its effect on the South African labour market.
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Management of avocado postharvest physiology.
Avocados are an important horticultural crop in South Africa, especially in the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Limpopo. The distance to traditional export markets, phytosanitary restrictions to lucrative ...
An investigation into the apoptotic inducing effect of fusaric acid on human lymphocytes and its role in cell growth inhibition.
Fusaric acid (FA) (5-butylpicolinic acid) is a divalent ion chelating agent that has low affinity for Ca2+ and Mg2+ and a high affinity for other essential metal ions such as Fe2+ Mn2+, Zn2+ and Cu2+. Its mode of action ...
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 ...