Articles by Author: Diana L Six

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  1. Variability in leaf surface features and water efficiency utilisation in C<sub>3</sub> and C<sub>4</sub> forms of <em>alloteropsis semialata</em> (R. Br.) hitchc.

    Variability in leaf surface features and water efficiency utilisation in C<sub>3</sub> and C<sub>4</sub> forms of <em>alloteropsis semialata</em> (R. Br.) hitchc.

    Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc. occupies a unique position both taxonomically and physiologically in the Gramineae in that C3 and C4 photosynthetic and anatomical forms exist within a single taxonomic species. Both forms have been collected from a single ecological...
  2. Sucrose synthesis and translocation in <em>Zea mays</em> L. during early growth, when subjected to N and K deficiency

    Sucrose synthesis and translocation in <em>Zea mays</em> L. during early growth, when subjected to N and K deficiency

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    By omitting N and K either separately or in combination from the rooting medium, a nutrient stress condition was created with the aim of ascertaining whether sucrose synthesis or its translocation was linked to nutrient availability (N, K) in young...
  3. Experience of Women after a Spontaneous Abortion

    Experience of Women after a Spontaneous Abortion

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this research was to explore and describe the experience of women after a spontaneous abortion to facilitate the mental health of these women in future. The participants in this study were seven white South African (ages range...
  4. Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the cultural adjustment needs of international students enrolled with an African university. Participants were 33 students (males = 13, females = 20). They took part in-depth individual interviews and focus group discussions on pertinent adjustment needs. Data...
  5. Constructions of Masculinity, Mental Toughness and the Inexpressibility of Distress among a Selected Group of South African Veterans of the ‘Bush War’ in Namibia

    Constructions of Masculinity, Mental Toughness and the Inexpressibility of Distress among a Selected Group of South African Veterans of the ‘Bush War’ in Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the manner in which conscripted combat veterans make meaning of their violent experiences during the apartheid-era ‘Bush War’ in the border area between Namibia and Angola. A total of 43 ex-combatants participated in the study (23 Afrikaans-speaking;...
  6. Questioning the use-value of social relationships: care and support of youths affected by HIV in child-headed households in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    Questioning the use-value of social relationships: care and support of youths affected by HIV in child-headed households in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The opinion that the extended family can fulfil its supportive role in assisting child-headed households continues to exist. How these households encounter support, what this support entails, and how they experience this support is an under-researched subject. Most research literature...
  7. A review of management impacts on the soil productivity of South African commercial forestry plantations and the implications for multiple-rotation productivity

    A review of management impacts on the soil productivity of South African commercial forestry plantations and the implications for multiple-rotation productivity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    An overview of southern African research that has investigated the impact of management practices that can potentially affect the long-term site productivity of plantations is presented, with an emphasis of these impacts on soil productivity and with the implications for...
  8. Understanding diversity in impact and responses among HIV/AIDS-affected households: the case of Msinga, South Africa

    Understanding diversity in impact and responses among HIV/AIDS-affected households: the case of Msinga, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To gain a more comprehensive understanding of the impact of HIV and AIDS on rural households in Msinga, South Africa, the sustainable livelihoods framework was adapted. An ethnographic perspective was employed to examine: 1) the impact of HIV/AIDS-related illnesses on...
  9. On some parameters related to weak noncompactness in L<sup>1</sup>(μ,E)

    On some parameters related to weak noncompactness in L<sup>1</sup>(μ,E)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    A weak measure of noncompactness γU is defined in a Banach space in terms of convex compactness. We obtain relationships between the measure γU (A) of a bounded set A in the Bochner space L1 (μ,E) and two parameters Π(A)...