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The biology, ecology and conservation of four Flufftail species, Sarothrura (Aves: Rallidae)
The distribution, status, biology and ecology of four flufftail species were investigated in South Africa and Zimbabwe. The Redchested Flufftail is a successful and widely distributed species, occupying a wide range of ...
The analysis of erythropoiesis and other early developmental events in the chick embryo using mesodermal-inducing factors.
The causal and temporal aspects of blood tissue specification in the chick embryo were investigated in this study. The main focus was on the role of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in the determination of the ...
The use of Cape gannets Morus capensis in management of the purse-seine fishery of the western Cape.
A large purse-seine fishery is located in the highly productive southern Benguela System off the western Cape. Purseseine fisheries have been prone to collapse worldwide and management practices have met with limited ...
Effects of temperature on members of the Anopheles gambiae complex (Diptera: Culicidae) in South Africa : implications for malaria transmission and control.
This study investigated the effects of temperature and relative humidity (both controlled and natural) on the lifecyle and morphology of adults of members of the Anopheles gambiae complex in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South ...
The ecology, over-wintering and population dynamics of the pre-imaginal stages of the Anopheles gambiae Giles complex (Diptera : culicidae) in northern Natal, South Africa.
This study investigated aspects of the breeding biology, ecophysiology, morphology, over-wintering and population dynamics of the pre-imaginal stages of members of the Anopheles gambiae complex in northern Natal, South ...
Aspects of the biology and ecology of the estuarine fishes of the east coast of South Africa.
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A review of the old world genera of Lauxaniidae (Diptera)
This paper presents in key form a review of the Old World genera of Lauxaniidae. Thirteen new genera are erected, three genera are placed in synonymy, four subgenera are given generic status, and one genus is transferred ...
The conservation ecology of the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) at Ndumo Game Reserve in North Eastern KwaZulu-Natal and the Rio Maputo floodplain in South Eastern Mozambique.
Up until 1969 Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) were considered as vermin in South Africa and were actively persecuted throughout the country. In an effort to re-establish viable populations within protected areas in ...
Plant molluscicides for snail control in the South African context.
Despite more than half a century of international research on schistosomiasis control, this disease remains a public health concern in many Third World countries. Four to five percent of the world's population is estimated ...