Articles by Author: Francois S Becker

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  1. The rediscovery of a lost frog: <em>Arthroleptis troglodytes</em> Poynton, 1963

    The rediscovery of a lost frog: <em>Arthroleptis troglodytes</em> Poynton, 1963

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The cave squeaker Arthroleptis troglodytes Poynton, 1963 was first collected in 1961/62, and not observed again for 54 years despite several attempts to locate it. We rediscovered this species near the type locality in the Chimanimani mountain range in eastern...
  2. Ordination of land types in the karoo region into reasonably homogeneous farming areas based on vegetation and environmental factors<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The 291 preliminary land types in the Karoo Region formed the basis for the demarcation of the 144 Reasonably Homogeneous Farming Areas (RHFAs). The land types were firstly reduced to 23 Floristic Climatic Regions (FCRs) according to character species for...
  3. REVIEW OF THE STATUS AND BIOLOGY OF THE BLACK HARRIER

    REVIEW OF THE STATUS AND BIOLOGY OF THE BLACK HARRIER

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Van Der Merwe, Francois. 1981. Review of the status and biology of the Black Harrier. Ostrich 52:193-207.
  4. Topographical units and soil types prove more efficient for vegetation sample site placement than Land Type units in semi-arid savanna, North West province, South Africa

    Topographical units and soil types prove more efficient for vegetation sample site placement than Land Type units in semi-arid savanna, North West province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Land Type mapping units were used to stratify the Heritage Park corridor, in the North West province, South Africa, into eight Land Type units prior to placing 109 floristic sample sites. At each site, species composition and relative frequency data...
  5. Community Forestry—Project Implementation Through Communities as a Whole or Through Interest Groups?

    Community Forestry—Project Implementation Through Communities as a Whole or Through Interest Groups?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    The term community forestry, as in the case of “community development”, can easily be misinterpreted as forestry and a development approach that must be implemented and managed by a community as a whole. The diverse groupings within a community, as...
  6. Support Group Needs for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Communities around Durban, South Africa

    Support Group Needs for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Communities around Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study constructed a participant centred perspective of what members of a support group for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) desired from their group meetings. The study sample (n = 34) was from three support groups of PLWHA...
  7. “It's Like Uprooting Trees”: Responsive Treatment for a Case of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Multiple Rapes

    “It's Like Uprooting Trees”: Responsive Treatment for a Case of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Multiple Rapes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This systematic case study documents 27 sessions of assessment and treatment with cognitive therapy of Bongi (23) who presented with major depression, posttraumatic stress disorder and borderline traits. Bongi had been raised in a punitive environment, had been raped three...
  8. Exploring Leadership Hubs as an Intervention in Strengthening the Resilience of Health Caregivers

    Exploring Leadership Hubs as an Intervention in Strengthening the Resilience of Health Caregivers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports the findings from an intervention to strengthen the resilience of leaders of health caregivers involved in HIV and AIDS care across 4 countries, namely South Africa, Uganda, Jamaica and Kenya. Data on participants' experience of how their...
  9. INDUCTIVE ALGORITHMS ON FINITE TREES

    INDUCTIVE ALGORITHMS ON FINITE TREES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    Many algorithms for calculating graph theoretic quantities on trees rely implicitly on an inductive procedure for calculating a certain function defined on the vertices of the tree, after which the function is used to determine the quantity. Examples of such...