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Genetic studies of grain and morphological traits in early generation crosses of Malawi rice (Oryza sativa L.) Landraces and NERICA varieties.
Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is the second most important cereal crop in Malawi. Rice productivity in the dominant (85%) rainfed ecosystem is very low, with mean yield of only 1.4 t ha-1. Farmers plant traditional landraces that ...
The "Coloured" community of Durban : a study of changing perceptions of identity.
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Responses of Bambara groundnut (Vigna Subterannea L. Verdc) landraces to field and controlled environment conditions of water stress.
Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea L. Verdc) is a drought tolerant African legume capable of producing reasonable yields where other crops may fail. However, it remains an underutilised crop, owing to limited research, ...
Do household coping strategies mitigate perceived household food insecurity among sample households in Dasse administrative area, Gash-Barka zone, Eritrea?
This mini-dissertation sets out to examine the perceptions of farmers in the Dasse Administrative Area of Gash-Barka zone of the impact of agro-ecological, socioeconomic and infrastructural constraints on food insecurity, ...
Afrikaner adolescents' perceptions of the HIV and AIDS pandemic.
This research was undertaken from an ecosystemic perspective, the aim of which was to explore and understand what perceptions Afrikaner adolescents have of the HIV & AIDS pandemic. The research was undertaken at an Afrikaans ...
Can small-scale poultry production contribute to household food security in the Maphephetheni lowlands, KwaZulu-Natal?
This study investigated the feasibility of small-scale poultry production to contribute to household food security in the Maphephetheni lowlands in KwaZulu-Natal. Forty households, selected by stratified random sampling ...
Analyzing an orthophoto mapping system using system analysis, SWOT and client satisfaction survey : a case study of the Chief Directorate of Surveys and Mapping, Republic of South Africa
An orthophoto map is made from a combination of different geospatial datasets such as relief, imagery, powerlines and annotation. These data sets are usually generated by different divisions within national mapping agencies. ...
The bold and the beautiful.
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Protected area management and environmental decision-making : the case of Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal.
Colonial conservation emerged as colonial conservationists perceived the threat of deforestation, climatic change and famine. The sense that there were limits to nature's capacity to meet human demands, led to colonial ...
Genetic improvement of Zambian maize (Zea mays L.) populations for resistance to ear rots and a survey of associated mycotoxins.
Maize ear rots are among the most important impediments to increased maize production in Africa. Besides yield loss, they produce mycotoxins in their host whose contamination has been linked to several human and animal ...