Articles by Author: Danie Venter

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  1. Socio-economic and demographic factors related to HIV status in urban informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Socio-economic and demographic factors related to HIV status in urban informal settlements in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The prevalence of HIV&AIDS is embedded in social and economic inequity and the relationship between social determinants and HIV incidence is well established. The aim of this study was to determine which socio-economic and demographic factors are related to HIV...
  2. Social determinants of subjective well-being among young adults living in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Social determinants of subjective well-being among young adults living in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We investigated the relationships between certain social determinants (age, gender, marital status, education, income, and employment) and subjective well-being (SWB) in a young adult population in the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa. The participants consisted of 977 persons aged...
  3. Evaluation of Plantation Timber Yields Using the Latest Micro-computer Facilities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    This paper presents a broad description of a modern plantation planning system, specifically devised for operation on a micro-computer. The preliminary requirements, necessary parameters for successful creation of the working plan and successive stages in its development are described.
  4. The problems of <em>aristida junciformis</em> encroachment into the veld of natal

    The problems of <em>aristida junciformis</em> encroachment into the veld of natal

    Aristida junciformis (Ngongoni) is a pioneer grass which encroaches rapidly into mismanaged veld in much of Natal. This grass, as well as Themeda triandra (Redgrass) were examined over a 10 year period at the Agriculture. Research Institute, Cedara, Natal.
  5. A flexible system of management for sourveld in Natal

    A flexible system of management for sourveld in Natal

    The conventional systems of veld management have a number of shortcomings, the main one being that the period of absence from grazing during the growing period is normally too short. This is due to the fact that a particular group...
  6. Vleisbees‐ en boerbokprestasies in die droë gras‐bosgemeenskappe van die oos‐kaap

    Vleisbees‐ en boerbokprestasies in die droë gras‐bosgemeenskappe van die oos‐kaap

    Die droë gras‐bosgemeenskappe van die Oos‐Kaap is ‘n omvangryke voerbron. Die prestasies van vleisbeeste en boerbokke binne hierdie gemeenskappe word bespreek. Die Boerbok is met sy hoë aanteel‐en groejvermoe ongeewenaard as rooivleisproduseerder in vergelyking met ander klein‐of grootveerasse. Die Boerbok...
  7. The role of <em>acacia karroo</em> in the false thornveld of the eastern cape <em>die rol van</em> acacia karroo <em>in die skyn‐doring veld van die oos‐kaap</em>

    The role of <em>acacia karroo</em> in the false thornveld of the eastern cape <em>die rol van</em> acacia karroo <em>in die skyn‐doring veld van die oos‐kaap</em>

    An investigation was undertaken to determine the relationship between tree density and grass production, tree density and overall feed production and between tree density and animal production. It was found that grass production does not decrease linearly with increasing tree...
  8. The production potential of an <em>acacia karroo</em> community utilized by cattle and goats

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    An investigation was undertaken to determine the relationship between bush density and animal production/ha as well as between bush density and profitability/ha. Boer goat farming was found to be more profitable in the short term than beef ranching. The best...
  9. Ranking of grass species according to visible wilting order and rate of recovery in the central orange free state

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    A number of grasses were ranked according to the order in which they wilted with diminishing moisture availability, and according to their ability to recover after water replenishment. Digitaria eriantha and Digitaria argyrograpta were the most sensitive to moisture stress,...