Articles by Author: Solomon W Mwendia

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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. FUBA SA KA

    FUBA SA KA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
  3. Responses of Ethiopian durum wheat (<em>Triticum turgidum</em> var durum L.) genotypes to drought stress

    Responses of Ethiopian durum wheat (<em>Triticum turgidum</em> var durum L.) genotypes to drought stress

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The aim of this study was to identify yield components associated with drought tolerance in durum wheat. Twenty six durum wheat genotypes, from different agro-ecologies of Ethiopia were evaluated under moisture stress and non-stress conditions (35% and 70% available soil...
  4. Differences in the level of D-glucose and sucrose among durum wheat (<em>Triticum turgidum var durum L.</em>) genotypes differing in their responses to drought stress

    Differences in the level of D-glucose and sucrose among durum wheat (<em>Triticum turgidum var durum L.</em>) genotypes differing in their responses to drought stress

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of drought stress on the content of water soluble carbohydrate (sucrose and D-glucose) was investigated in durum wheat (Triticum turgidum var durum L.) above ground organs to assess and characterise the responses of genotypes with differing responses to...
  5. Morpho-physiological response of durum wheat genotypes to drought stress

    Morpho-physiological response of durum wheat genotypes to drought stress

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The impact of moisture stress on phenology and growth varies for genotypes and the growth stages at which stress is encountered. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of moisture stress on some morpho-physiological traits of durum...
  6. A psychoanalytical investigation of <em>Mosikong wa lerato</em>

    A psychoanalytical investigation of <em>Mosikong wa lerato</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article is set to examine the applicability of psychoanalysis in the Sesotho novel, Mosikong wa lerato by T Mafata. The writer will focus on how psychoanalysis attends to the literary characters who in their struggle to survive, are engaged...
  7. Botanical composition, yield and nutritional quality of grassland in relation to stages of harvesting and fertiliser application in the highlands of Ethiopia

    Botanical composition, yield and nutritional quality of grassland in relation to stages of harvesting and fertiliser application in the highlands of Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Livestock production contributes to the livelihoods of the Ethiopian people; however, the productivity of the livestock subsector in the highlands is low due to malnutrition. Therefore, this study assessed the botanical composition, dry matter (DM) yield, chemical composition and in...
  8. Rangeland degradation in semi-arid Swaziland: effects of dip-tanks on herbaceous vegetation and soil properties

    Rangeland degradation in semi-arid Swaziland: effects of dip-tanks on herbaceous vegetation and soil properties

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This study investigated dip-tank use effects on herbaceous vegetation and soil, and relationships between environmental and species variables. Eight dip-tanks, three each in sandy (DPBS) and loamy (DYRL) soils, and two in stony (ROSG) soils were used. Data were collected...
  9. The Structure of Parental Bonding in South African Students

    The Structure of Parental Bonding in South African Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI: Parker, Tupling & Brown, 1979) offers a practical way of conceptualizing parental experiences. In the present study, PBI scores of 522 students from a South African university were factor analyzed, yielding a three-factor structure for...
  10. A Survey of the Views of College Students on Academic Dishonesty

    A Survey of the Views of College Students on Academic Dishonesty

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of the study was to examine students' views on dishonest academic behaviours. First year students from Mkoba Teachers' College in Zimbabwe's city of Gweru (n = 152) responded to an open-ended questionnaire that was used to collect data...