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A comparative study of antioxidant potentials of some leafy vegetables : emphasis on African leafy vegetable and exotic vegetables.
Due to malnutrition and food insecurity problem around the globe, mainly in developing countries, cheap nutritional food sources are required. In South Africa, a large proportion of the population is considered “poor” and ...
Effect of coloured shade nets and plastics on Eucalyptus hybrid mini-hedge stock plant morphology and subsequent cuttings rooting potential.
Eucalyptus grandis (W. Hill) × E. nitens (Maiden) (G × N) clonal hybrids are bred to produce trees more cold-tolerant than E. grandis alone due to the cold-resistant E. nitens parent. Some of these selected hybrid clones ...
Antioxidants composition of moringa (moringa oleifera lam) in different plant organs.
Moringa oleifera Lam. is a versatile plant with various benefits; different parts of the plant have different pharmacological activity such as flavonoid, alkaloids, phenol, and carotenoids. The aim of the seed study was ...
Induced polyploidy as a tool for the development of novel South African indigenous crops.
Polyploidy is a naturally-occurring phenomenon in plants and has been reported as an important pathway for evolution and speciation; it is estimated that a large percentage of flowering plants are polyploid in origin. ...
Optimization of flower and seed crop production in temperate eucalyptus orchards in South Africa through site selection and environmental manipulation.
Temperate eucalypts are an important part of the commercial forestry landscape in South Africa, comprising approximately 50% of the total Eucalyptus planted area. The majority of the commercial temperate eucalypts grown ...