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  1. Timber Harvesting in South Africa—Past, Present, Future

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    After a short description of South African timber harvesting practices in the past, the present situation in terms of machine population and the current harvesting and extraction methods is discussed in more detail.
  2. High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    High-density orchards improve the quality of ‘Songold’ plums from lower, more shaded canopy positions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Gel breakdown is a major postharvest problem in ‘Songold’ plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) that is exacerbated in fruit harvested from lower canopy positions in large trees. Modern high-density orchards with small trees aggressively address this problem through improved light distribution...
  3. What does the new century offer range science in southern Africa?

    What does the new century offer range science in southern Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Range Science, as a developing discipline in southern Africa, is reviewed over its 60 years of formal existence. The context of the African political and socia-economic environment is used as a background to examine the impact that range science has...
  4. Tackling 'the most avoided issue': communal rangeland management in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Tackling 'the most avoided issue': communal rangeland management in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Democratisation in 1994 resulted in a shift in state focus from white commercial farmers to small-scale and subsistence black farmers living in communal areas in South Africa. The LandCare Program of the National Department of Agriculture aimed to improve productivity...
  5. Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper evaluates the perceived benefit to a group of thirty caring professionals of a brief training in Child-centred play therapy. Play therapy enables a child to create fictional worlds and in this way make sense of the real world...
  6. Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The need to provide mental health services in disadvantaged communities remains a priority in South Africa. This paper illustrates how in consultation and partnership with the peri-urban community of Jamestown, a counselling psychology internship was established to provide a range...
  7. Community Psychology in Africa: The Way Forward?

    Community Psychology in Africa: The Way Forward?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article offers a reflective comment on the topics presented in this special issue. These topics address the concept of community psychology from various perspectives presented in three thematic categories: The states and form of community psychology; the application of...
  8. Positive Adaptation in a Community of Postgraduate Students: Applying the Mmogo-method™

    Positive Adaptation in a Community of Postgraduate Students: Applying the Mmogo-method™

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the experiences of postgraduate psychology students exposed to continuous challenges and described their positive adaptation as a community. Three males and 14 females (age range: 23–30 years; 1 black, 3 coloured, 2 Indian and 11 white) took...
  9. Exploring the Impact of Self-Directed Team Learning in an Air Traffic Control Environment

    Exploring the Impact of Self-Directed Team Learning in an Air Traffic Control Environment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Experienced military air traffic controllers (25 respondents, males = 15, females = 10, years of experience = less than one year = 5 respondents, more than one year but less than three years = 11 respondents and more than three...
  10. Community Psychology Doctoral Theses: A South African University Case Study

    Community Psychology Doctoral Theses: A South African University Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present investigation analysed the Community Psychology doctoral thesis trends with respect to student demographics, thesis topics, research methodology, research participant demographics, rural/urban focus, community empowerment focus, and programme development and evaluation at one institution. Of the 51 students who...