Articles by Keyword: Nutritional Practices

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  1. Nutritional status, complementary feeding practices and feasible strategies to promote nutrition in returnee children aged 6–23 months in northern Uganda

    Nutritional status, complementary feeding practices and feasible strategies to promote nutrition in returnee children aged 6–23 months in northern Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of underweight and wasting, feeding patterns, water use and sanitation patterns in children aged 6–23 months in returnee villages in northern Uganda, and then to identify feasible strategies to...
  2. Changes in complementary feeding practices and nutrition status in returnee children aged 6-23 months in northern Uganda

    Changes in complementary feeding practices and nutrition status in returnee children aged 6-23 months in northern Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: Evaluate changes in underweight and wasting, feeding patterns, water use, sanitation, immunisation, disease episodes, deworming and vitamin A supplementation in children aged 6-23 months in returnee villages benefiting from a community-based supplementary feeding programme in northern Uganda. Community perceptions...
  3. The impact of a nutrition education programme on feeding practices of caregivers with children aged 3 to 5 years in rural Limpopo Province, South Africa

    The impact of a nutrition education programme on feeding practices of caregivers with children aged 3 to 5 years in rural Limpopo Province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the impact of nutrition education on feeding practices of caregivers with children aged 3 to 5 years at baseline and post intervention.
  4. Seasonal Fluctuations and Diversity of Bark and Wood-boring Beetles in Lowland Forest: Implications for management Practices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The phenology and diversity of wood-living beetles attacking Cedrela mexicana, Khaya nyasica and Milicia excelsa were observed for one year with weekly window-flight-trap collections. A total of 150 species (10 known to be common pests of timber) were collected, most...
  5. An extension approach for the national grazing strategy based on farmer characteristics in the eastern cape<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The development of a sound communication programme for the National Grazing strategy should be based on an understanding of the characteristics of the farmer population of the area concerned. The social, socio‐demographic, socio‐economie, socio‐psychological, communication and agricultural production characteristics of...
  6. The development of harvesting schedules and post-harvesting management practices relative to oil yield of <em>Eriocephalus punctulatus</em>

    The development of harvesting schedules and post-harvesting management practices relative to oil yield of <em>Eriocephalus punctulatus</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The first phase in the domestication programme of Eriocephalus punctulatus involved establishing how this crop could be harvested without adversely affecting plant vigour and longevity. The second phase of the domestication programme was the development of harvesting schedules that would...
  7. Effect of tillage system and nitrogen fertilization on yield and yield components of maize in Western Ethiopia

    Effect of tillage system and nitrogen fertilization on yield and yield components of maize in Western Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The western part of Ethiopia has a high maize production potential as a result of favourable environmental conditions. However, maize production is constrained by non-sustainable cropping practices, particularly plough- or hoe-based cultivation, soil and water loss due to erosion, as...
  8. The effects of soil amendments and mulch on emergence, pod development and yield of bambara groundnut (<em>Vigna subterranea</em> L.) in a hard-setting soil

    The effects of soil amendments and mulch on emergence, pod development and yield of bambara groundnut (<em>Vigna subterranea</em> L.) in a hard-setting soil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Poor crop establishment is a common problem in the soils of semi-arid areas of South Africa and is often one of the main factors limiting crop yields. Hard-setting Hutton soils (Chromic Luvisol) expose shoots of emerging crop seedlings to high...
  9. Influence of long-term wheat residue management on organic matter in an Avalon soil

    Influence of long-term wheat residue management on organic matter in an Avalon soil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    This study was initiated to determine the influence of different wheat residue management practices, that were sustained for about 20 years, on the organic matter content of an Avalon soil in a long-term trial near Bethlehem in the Eastern Free...
  10. Influence of long-term wheat residue management on acidity and some macronutrients in an Avalon soil

    Influence of long-term wheat residue management on acidity and some macronutrients in an Avalon soil

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    This study was initiated to determine the influence of different wheat residue management practices, that were sustained for about 20 years, on some fertility indicators of an Avalon soil in a long-term trial near Bethlehem in the eastern Free State...