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Investigation of RAPDs and microsatellites for use in South African cranes.
The three South African crane species, namely, the Wattled Crane (Bugeranus carunculatus), the Blue Crane (Anthropoides paradisea) and the Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum regulorum) are all threatened. South ...
The ecology and parasitology of small mammals from selected sites in Swaziland.
The study was initially a long term study of the ecology of small mammals at Mlawula Nature Reserve in the eastern part of Swaziland. Due to the drought and dwindling numbers of rodents in the reserve the study was ...
Metabolic physiology of Colubrid dietary specialists, Dasypeltis scabra and Dasypeltis inornata.
Metabolic rate (MR) and digestive duration are thermally dependant, and energy usage changes as body temperature (Tb) changes. Increased Tb during digestion causes a rapid increase in VO2 and a shorter postprandial metabolic ...
Resource overlap within a guild of browsing ungulates in a South African savanna.
Food selection by free-ranging black rhinoceros, eland, giraffe and kudu as well as the utilisation of vegetation types by the latter three browsers were investigated over an entire seasonal cycle, from June 1998 to July ...
Effect of season and type of fire on Colophospermum mopane woodland in the south-eastern lowveld of Zimbabwe.
The majority of the vegetation types occurring on Malilangwe Estate, in the south-eastern lowveld of Zimbabwe, are dominated by Colophospermum mopane (mopane). Over the past 30-50 years the stand density of these mopane ...
Grape fruit juice improves glycemic index and up-regulates expression of hepatic organic cation transporter protein (OCTI) in the rat
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Ethnopharmacology and phytochemistry of some selected medicinal plants in KwaZulu Natal.
In this ethnopharmacological study to isolate, purify, identify and test crude and isolated compounds from organic and aqueous extracts from stem and leaves of Protorhus longifolia and Sclerocarya birrea, stem bark of ...
The effects of tannin ingestion on the physiology of boer-goats.
This study was conducted to determine the effects of different levels of dietary tannin on the physiology of Boer goats. In particular, dietary intake, digestibility, gastrointestinal tract (GIT) histology and presence ...