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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 ...
Robust multivariable control design : an application to a bank-to-turn missile.
Multi-input multi-output (MIMO) control system design is much more difficult than single-input single output (SISO) design due to the combination of cross-coupling and uncertainty. An investigation is undertaken into ...
An investigation into the use of generic medicines by family practioners.
Background. Good health care is becoming increasingly unaffordable. A wider use of generic medicines offers significant cost savings. As the family practitioner is the gatekeeper in prescribing medicines, his attitude ...
Packing problems on a PC.
Bin packing is a problem with many applications in various industries. This thesis addresses a specific instance of the this problem, known as the Container Packing problem. Special attention is paid to the Pallet Loading ...