Articles by Author: Alpheus M Zobolo

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  1. Variation in morphology and yield traits of <em>Cucurbita</em> landraces in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Variation in morphology and yield traits of <em>Cucurbita</em> landraces in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Pumpkins, represented by various Cucurbita species, are important traditional leafy vegetable crops that are widely eaten in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and elsewhere. Cucurbita landraces are exceptionally variable in morphology and productivity. Although these vegetables are grown extensively in South Africa,...
  2. Traditional knowledge transfer of activities practised by Zulu women to manage medicinal and food plant gardens

    Traditional knowledge transfer of activities practised by Zulu women to manage medicinal and food plant gardens

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A survey of plants grown in home gardens was conducted through questionnaires among 80 homesteads in rural areas of northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The areas surveyed were located at Mbonambi, Kwadlangezwa, Ntambanana and Eshowe. Elderly women (≥ 55 years)...
  3. A survey of plants sold by traders at Zululand muthi markets, with a view to selecting popular plant species for propagation in communal gardens

    A survey of plants sold by traders at Zululand muthi markets, with a view to selecting popular plant species for propagation in communal gardens

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A survey of medicinal plants sold at muthi markets of northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa was conducted by questioning 63 plant traders to identify unthreatened and threatened plants for cultivation purposes. From a total of 163 plants sold at local...
  4. Impacts of cattle on ecological restoration of coastal forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Impacts of cattle on ecological restoration of coastal forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Livestock from communities bordered by dune mining, urban areas and commercial forestry in northern KwaZulu-Natal spend substantial time foraging in the coastal forest that the mining company is obliged to restore. A survey of livestock owners and an experimental study...