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  1. The market impact on shares entering or leaving JSE indices

    The market impact on shares entering or leaving JSE indices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    A company's entry into (or exit from) a major share index provides a special opportunity to examine price discovery. In an efficient market, we expect the demand curve to remain horizontal and to be unaffected by external events that do...
  2. The winner takes it all: Outperformance drives subsequent flows in South African Unit Trust Funds

    The winner takes it all: Outperformance drives subsequent flows in South African Unit Trust Funds

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    The relationship between unit trust (mutual fund) performance and subsequent investment flows into and out of funds has been the focus of many international studies. Emerging markets, which are characterised by higher risk, weaker institutions, volatile economies and fewer participants,...
  3. Book Review

    Book Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
  4. Introduction

    Introduction

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
  5. The economic benefits of fungicide treatment of maize for the control of grey leaf spot (<em>Cercospora zeae-maydis</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal

    The economic benefits of fungicide treatment of maize for the control of grey leaf spot (<em>Cercospora zeae-maydis</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Grey leaf spot (Cercospora zeae-maydis Tehon and E.Y. Daniels) is a relatively new disease of maize in South Africa and is capable of reducing grain yields by 20–60% in KwaZulu-Natal. Fungicides are widely used for control, but must be applied...
  6. Susceptibility of maize hybrids to grey leaf spot under two tillage systems in South Africa

    Susceptibility of maize hybrids to grey leaf spot under two tillage systems in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Grey leaf spot (Cercospora zeae-maydis Tehon and E.Y. Daniels) has seriously decreased the yields of maize in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and has been identified in neighbouring provinces and countries. Since no commercially grown hybrids have been identified to be resistant...