Articles by Author: Caroline M Knox

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  1. Rotaviruses and emerging picornaviruses as aetiological agents of acute gastroenteritis

    Rotaviruses and emerging picornaviruses as aetiological agents of acute gastroenteritis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    It is estimated that up to 40% of acute gastroenteritis cases are undiagnosed. Rotavirus is a primary aetiological agent, so the introduction of vaccines into the national immunisation programmes of many countries, including South Africa, has shown promise in reducing...
  2. The recovery and molecular identification of HAdV-D17 in raw sewage and mussel samples collected in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa

    The recovery and molecular identification of HAdV-D17 in raw sewage and mussel samples collected in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Human adenoviruses (HAdV) are a common cause of clinical infections in South Africa. However, there is a lack of information regarding the prevalence and molecular identification of this virus in the environment. The objective of this study was to investigate...
  3. A List of <em>Eucalyptus</em> Leaf Fungi and their Potential Importance to South African Forestry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Fungi reported from Eucalyptus leaves are tabulated, giving their host species and world geographic distribution. A brief evaluation IS made of the status of the fungi, and also of recent trends in Eucalyptus leaf pathology.
  4. Infection Studies with <em>Phaeoseptoria eucalypti</em> and <em>Coniothyrium ovatum</em> on <em>Eucalyptus</em> spp.

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Phaeoseptoria eucalypti and Coniothyrium ovatum have recently been associated with leaf lesions on Eucalyptus spp. in South Africa. P. eucalypti caused severe defoliation of E. camaldulensis and E. grandis, prominent lesions on shoots of E. camaldulensis, and retarded the growth...
  5. Field reactions of lucerne genotypes to anthracnose and crown rot caused by <em>Colletotrichum trifolii</em>

    Field reactions of lucerne genotypes to anthracnose and crown rot caused by <em>Colletotrichum trifolii</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Nineteen different cultivars and experimental lines of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) were inoculated with sand-bran cultures of Colletotrichum trifolii Bain & Essary and evaluated for resistance to anthracnose and crown rot under local conditions. The various genotypes differed significantly in...
  6. <em>In vitro</em> organic matter disappearance of tanniferous browse using rumen liquid from goats ingesting grass versus browse

    <em>In vitro</em> organic matter disappearance of tanniferous browse using rumen liquid from goats ingesting grass versus browse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    In vitro organic matter disappearance (IVOMD) of African browse species often indicates artificially low nutritive value due to the presence of condensed tannins (CT). Diet of the rumen liquor donor may change this if it contains CT. Leaves from 11...
  7. Views from Africa on Positive Psychology

    Views from Africa on Positive Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the state of Positive Psychology in six African countries. Thirty-seven participants from the six African countries responded to a survey on the status and prospects for positive psychology in the respective countries. Data was analyzed qualitatively and...
  8. Work-life Balance Policies: The Use of Flexitime

    Work-life Balance Policies: The Use of Flexitime

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of flexitime as a Work-life balance (WLB) policy and understanding employee perceptions regarding the use of flexitime among South African employees. A qualitative design with an exploratory approach was used. A non-probability purposive sample (n...