Articles by Author: An Maria O Notenbaert

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  1. Evaluating oat cultivars for dairy forage production in the central Kenyan highlands

    Evaluating oat cultivars for dairy forage production in the central Kenyan highlands

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    With the projected increase in future demand for animal products, efforts to raise animal productivity are necessary to match the rise. Already, the estimated per-capita milk consumption in Kenya has increased to 150 L from 100 L estimated in 1998...
  2. Effect of wilting on biochemical and microbiological changes in Kikuyu <em>(Pennisetum clandestinum</em> Hochst) silage

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Small‐scale laboratory silos were used to study the fermentation process of Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst) silage prepared from grass containing 25% and 40% dry matter. Silage made from grass containing 40% dry matter was found to be better preserved and...
  3. The effect of nitrogen fertilization on the quality of Kikuyu silage

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Small‐scale laboratory silos were used to study the fermentation process of Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst) silage prepared from grass grown at three nitrogen fertilizer levels (300, 400 and 500 kg N/ha/year). Kikuyu grass was cut at three and six‐week growth...
  4. Effect of nutrient calcium on the cell wall composition and digestibility of kikuyu grass (<em>Pennisetum clandestinum</em> Hochst)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The effect of calcium in the nutrient medium on kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst), grown in a solution culture, was investigated. Calcium had no effect on the lignin content of leaf material, but decreased the lignin content per unit stem...
  5. Potassium effects on stalk strength, premature death and lodging of maize (<em>Zea mays</em> L.)

    Potassium effects on stalk strength, premature death and lodging of maize (<em>Zea mays</em> L.)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    In a field trial with maize, applications of potassium (K) proved to have a highly significant effect on stalk strength, premature death, root lodging and stalk breakage. A week prior to harvest the percentage of lodged plants varied from 77%...
  6. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  7. Estimating One's Own and Others' Multiple Intelligence: A Cross-Cultural Study from Guinea Bissau and Portugal

    Estimating One's Own and Others' Multiple Intelligence: A Cross-Cultural Study from Guinea Bissau and Portugal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the estimations of multiple intelligences for self, partner and parents. One hundred and fifty two students (males = 81, females = 68, and 3 have not indicated their sex; mean age = 24.02, SD = 3.08) from...
  8. Rape and Trauma: A Case Study of a Journey of Recovery

    Rape and Trauma: A Case Study of a Journey of Recovery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This case study presents the results of a counselling intervention with a rape survivor. The woman was twenty-nine years old at the time of the violation. The objective of this study was to explore the dynamics which the woman engaged...
  9. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—Dilemmas and Solutions

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—Dilemmas and Solutions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We investigated the efficacy of the Coping Skills Programme to address dilemmas and solutions for parents of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants were purposively sampled parents of children diagnosed with ADHD in the Eastern Cape of...
  10. Psychometric Properties and Factorial Structure of the State Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait Version (STAI-T) in Caribbean University Students

    Psychometric Properties and Factorial Structure of the State Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait Version (STAI-T) in Caribbean University Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the psychometric properties of the State Trait Anxiety Inventory—Trait Scale (STAI-T: Spielberger, 1983) in a Caribbean university student sample. Participants were 415 undergraduate students (75% female) who completed the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait Version (STAI-T; Spielberger, 1983), Beck...