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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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Management of kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum) for improved dairy production.
South African dairy farmers have generally used kikuyu pasture to tide them over from one ryegrass season to the next, and as a result of its resilient nature, have assumed careful management of it to be unnecessary. ...
Establishing genetic diversity of Rwanda highland banana using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers.
The characterization of the banana germplasm collection from Rubona - Rwanda was investigated using morphological and cytological characteristics of the genomic groups. Genetic diversity was assessed using Random Amplified ...
Lion spatial socio-ecology : the effect of habitat on lion group dynamics.
Lions are social, territorial animals that form prides of 2-18 individuals and hold territories ranging in size from 20 to 500 square km. My aim was to investigate the effect of ecological processes on lion spatial demography, ...
Food preferences and feeding interactions among browsers and the effect of an exotic invasive weed Chromolaena odorata on the endangered black rhino (Diceros bicornis), in an African savanna.
Biodiversity changes, often resulting from climate change, land transformation, and the transportation of organisms across geographical barriers are among the most important human induced global changes. To optimize the ...
How do alien plants invade : an analysis of the historical spread and potential distribution of the invasive alien plant Chromolaena odorata in and around Hluhluwe Game Reserve.
Alien plant invasions and human-induced land transformations are the two most important factors contributing to loss of biodiversity, and Chromolaena odorata (C. odorata) is one of the world’s worst invader plants. It ...
Patterns of distribution, diversity and endemism of terrestrial molluscs in South Africa.
Molluscs are an important component of South Africa’s biodiversity. The assessment of distribution patterns and factors influencing the biogeographic distribution are an integral part of assessing the conservation status ...