Articles by Author: Rudolph Botha

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  1. Euphemism vs explicitness: A corpus-based analysis of translated taboo words from English to Zimbabwean Ndebele

    Euphemism vs explicitness: A corpus-based analysis of translated taboo words from English to Zimbabwean Ndebele

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article examines the governing initial norms, namely explicitness and euphemism in English source texts and Ndebele translations, focusing on how these norms influenced the strategies chosen by the Ndebele translators in the translation of taboo terms. In the article,...
  2. Feral Pigs in the Western Cape Province: Failure of a Potentially Invasive Species

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The status of feral pig (Sus scrofa) colonies in the western Cape Province of South Africa was ascertained from the literature and from unpublished records. Of 12 colonies established during the last century, only six are extant. The populations of...
  3. The utilization of karoo veld by livestock

    The utilization of karoo veld by livestock

    Three major utilization strategies: correct stocking rates; application of rotational grazing; and diversification of stock, for effective utilization of the veld in the Karoo areas, are discussed in terms of their importance, associated problems and possible solutions to the problems...
  4. A comparison between the diets of small and large stock on mixed karoo veld<sup>1</sup>

    A comparison between the diets of small and large stock on mixed karoo veld<sup>1</sup>

    The botanical composition of the diet of oesophageally fistualated Dorper and Merino sheep, Boer goats and Afrikaner cattle, grazing a mixed Karoo veld, was determined quarterly. The botanical composition of the diets were determined by means of a microscope point...
  5. Die invloed van drie tussenrybewerkingsmetodes op opbrengs en chemiese samestelling van droëlandlusern op die oos‐transvaalse hoëveld.

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Drie tussenrybewerkingsmetodes, skeurploeg (40 — 50 cm diep) skoffel (5 — H) cm diep) en kontrole (geen bewerking) is gedurende die 1982/83 en 1983/84 groeiseisoene in ‘n bestaande lusernstand uitgevoer. Hierdie lusern was in 0,9 m rye gevestig. Tye van...
  6. A comparison of grass and grass/legume pastures under irrigation in the Outeniqua area of the southern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Two grass and five grass/legume pastures were evaluated over a period of two seasons at two seasonally set grazing pressures and under two grazing management systems, involving five and seven paddocks per flock and a seven‐day period of stay. Grazing...
  7. Nitrogen losses from urea, UAN and LAN when applied to four different soils

    Nitrogen losses from urea, UAN and LAN when applied to four different soils

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Nitrogen transformations and losses from three nitrogenous fertilizers, urea, urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) and limestone ammonium nitrate (LAN), when applied to four South African soils, were compared in a laboratory study. The highest losses on all these soils were experienced...
  8. Ammonia volatilization and denitrification losses from commercial fertilizers applied to soil samples

    Ammonia volatilization and denitrification losses from commercial fertilizers applied to soil samples

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Nitrogen losses from nine nitrogen fertilizers, applied to four different topsoil samples, were compared in the laboratory. Total N losses were determined 28 days after application, as a difference between the extractable soil nitrogen initially and after 28 days. The...