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The fate of non-limiting solutes and the processes of solute retention in the uMkhuze Wetland system, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Wetlands have long been recognised as enhancing the quality of inflowing waters, particularly regarding the plant macronutrients nitrogen and phosphorus. Any research into non-limiting solutes has largely been of a 'black ...
Impacts of elevated CO2 on the growth, production and water use of a South African C4-dominated grassland community.
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The effect of distance from clinics on maternal and child health (MCH) service utilization and MCH status.
There is strong evidence from developing countries to support the hypothesis that physical accessibility of health services, particularly absolute distance from clinics, is a major determinant of health service utilization ...
Socio-economic and environmental perceptions and impacts of violence and crime in residential areas in Durban, South Africa.
Violence and crime are amongst the most difficult of the many challenges facing South Africa. There is widespread concern in all segments of society about persistent and widespread violence and crime. The central aim of ...
Use of constructivism in the development and evaluation of an educational game environment.
Formal learning contexts often present information to learners in an inert and highly abstract form, making it unlikely that learners would ever use this information in their every-da y lives. Learners do, however, show ...
Lipid peroxidation and the antioxidant systems in soybean seed maturation and germination.
The biochemical changes taking place during soybean seed development and gennination, and some aspects of desiccation tolerance were assessed with reference to lipid peroxidation and antioxidant systems. During nonnal seed ...
A strategy to improve agricultural production in a rural community through on-farm research and technology transfer.
Agriculture is a potentially important activity to address poverty, hunger and unemployment in rural communal areas. To cater for the needs of the many small-scale farmers in KwaZuluNatal, the Farming Systems Research ...
Ecological aspects of vegetation establishment on landfills.
A high level of plant mortality on the Bisasar Road landfill, Durban, South Africa initiated an investigation into the primary causes of the mortalities and a search for potentially tolerant plant species. Field studies ...
Towards improved corporate social and environmental reporting in South Africa.
This thesis contributes towards improving corporate social and environmental reporting (CSR) in South Africa, by determining what about CSR would need to be and could be improved. The sources of information for this were ...
The epidemiology of malaria in Zambia.
Nearly half of the world's population lives in tropical and temperate climates where they may be at risk from one or more vector borne diseases. Approximately 2.1 billion people, living in more than 100 countries are at ...