Articles by Author: Christa Viviers

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  1. The Germination of Seeds from Heated Serotinous Cones of Eight Shrubland Species

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Freshly picked “cones” of eight serotinous species from fireprone shrubland ecosystems were exposed to short periods (30, 60, 90s) of high temperature (650 °C). In some species greater numbers of treated seeds germinated than seeds from the controls. The implications...
  2. Methodology of research into the pragmatics of non–native Englishes

    Methodology of research into the pragmatics of non–native Englishes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Navorsing in taalkunde in die algemeen en die sosiolinguistiek in die besonder behoort meer bewus te raak van die huidige debat oor navorsingsmetodologie in die sosiale wetenskappe. 'n Onderskeid word getref tussen kwantitatiewe en kwalitatiewe benaderings tot navorsing as synde...
  3. Troubling Discourse: The Social Justice Approach Towards Combating HIV and AIDS Stigmatisation Among Adolescents

    Troubling Discourse: The Social Justice Approach Towards Combating HIV and AIDS Stigmatisation Among Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the experiences of adolescents living with HIV and AIDS. Interviews were conducted with ten black female adolescents who were diagnosed HIV-positive to determine the effect of positive diagnosis on their being. Three of the participants chose to...
  4. Of shoes-and ships-and sealing-wax: A dynamic systems approach to language curriculum orientation<sup>1</sup>

    Of shoes-and ships-and sealing-wax: A dynamic systems approach to language curriculum orientation<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The conversation topics raised in Lewis Carroll's poem ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’ serve as a metaphor for (among others) the nature of current language curricula. The article traces the background and implementation of language learning theories using the generic...
  5. An additional field method to sex adult Barn Swallows during the non-breeding season in Zambia: white spot length in the outer tail feather

    An additional field method to sex adult Barn Swallows during the non-breeding season in Zambia: white spot length in the outer tail feather

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Adult Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica exhibit strong sexual size dimorphism in the length of the outermost tail feathers, which are longer in males compared with females. This trait is traditionally used to sex adult Barn Swallows in the field. However,...
  6. The Effect of Season of Fire on Serotinous Proteaceae in the Western Cape and the Implications for Fynbos Management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    A survey of the regeneration of serotinous Proteaceae following fire in different seasons was conducted in the Western Cape. Seedling regeneration was best following late summer-early autumn burns and differed significantly from regeneration following winter and spring burns. These results...