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Pharmacological, phytochemical and safety evaluaton of commercial herbal preparations common in South Africa.
Herbal formulations claimed to cure several medical conditions including skin eruptions, chest pains, wounds, gout, menstrual pains, stress, nervous disorders, microbial and viral infections as well as stomach ailments ...
Micropropagation and secondary metabolites of Sclerocarya birrea.
Sclerocarya birrea (marula, Anacardiaceae) is a highly-valued indigenous tree in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa because of its medicinal and nutritional properties. The marula tree is adapted to the semi-arid conditions ...
Some aspects of megagametophyte development and post-shedding seed behaviour of Encephalartos natalensis (Zamiaceae)
Very little is known about the post-shedding seed behaviour and megagametophyte development of the cycads, the most primitive extant seed-bearing plants, which pre-date the dinosaurs. In the present investigation, seeds ...
Environmental stochasticity and African elephant population dynamics : investigating limitation through juvenile mortality.
The successful conservation management of African elephants depends largely on understanding the fundamental processes driving the population regulation of this species. Southern Africa’s increasing populations have raised ...
Biotic indicators of grassland condition in KwaZulu-Natal, with management recommendations.
The South African grassland biome is disappearing rapidly through advancing development and change in agricultural land use. One of the most threatened grassland types, Midlands Mistbelt, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is ...
In vitro bulb induction in Eucomis zambesiaca Baker.
Eucomis L’ Hér. is a genus of 10 species that fall within the Hyacinthaceae family. Eucomis zambesiaca Baker is a summer-blooming bulbous geophyte occurring from northern South Africa to Malawi. Eucomis species are used ...
Pharmacology and phytochemistry of South African traditional medicinal plants used as antimicrobials.
Among all the major infectious human diseases, gastro-intestinal infections caused by microbial pathogens are a major cause of morbidity and infant death in developing countries, largely due to inadequate sewage disposal ...
Characterization and control of micropropagation problems in aloe, devil's claw and banana.
The development of the science of micropropagation from the very initial concept of totipotency to the modern day advancement and sophistication has been affected by a wide range of problems such as hyperhydricity, ...
Ngorongoro crater rangelands : condition, management and monitoring.
The Ngorongoro Crater is a volcanic caldera located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. The Crater comprises a flat grassland plain surrounded by steep, bushy walls. It contains extremely high densities ...
Grape fruit juice improves glycemic index and up-regulates expression of hepatic organic cation transporter protein (OCTI) in the rat
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