Articles by Author: M A Herbert

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  1. Fertilising Commercial Forest Species in Southern Africa: Research Progress and Problems (Part 1)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Since the inception of forest fertiliser research in Southern Africa in 1926, eight eucalypt, six pine and four acacia species have been tested, encompassing a wide range of sites in summer, winter and uniform rainfall areas. Marked deficiencies of P,...
  2. Influence of Soil Organic Matter Content on the Responsiveness of <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> to Nitrogen Fertiliser

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    It is widely recognised that the inherent nitrogen (N) mineralisation capacity of a soil is directly related to the organic matter content. Consequently, in estimating the N requirements of Eucalyptus grandis at planting this mineralisation potential must be taken into...
  3. The Influence of Site Factors on the Foliar Nutrient Content of <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> in Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Although foliar analysis is commonly used to diagnose the nutritional status of trees and their ability to respond to fertilising, it is also a measure of site type and quality. The availability of nutrients in the soil varies with climatic...
  4. Labial palatalization in Nguni and Sotho languages: internal and external evidence

    Labial palatalization in Nguni and Sotho languages: internal and external evidence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The process of labial palatalization in Nguni and Sotho languages is considered, with a view to establishing the non-phonological status of this process within the modern languages. A variety of evidence types is considered, both internal and external, including the...
  5. Africanization and the curriculum in linguistics

    Africanization and the curriculum in linguistics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This paper considers the links between the study of linguistics and the field of African languages research. It is argued that the context of the southern African university, including socio-political realities, dictate a greater co-operation between the disciplines. A curriculum...
  6. Phonological words and syntactic constituents in XiTsonga

    Phonological words and syntactic constituents in XiTsonga

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The distinction between phonological and syntactic words, most evident in cases of discord between the domain of the Dokean phonological word and constituent structure, is considered. The integrity of the unit noun class prefix + stem, a central concept in...
  7. The sociolinguistics of personal names: two South African case studies

    The sociolinguistics of personal names: two South African case studies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The relationship between personal naming and sociocultural processes is explored in this article. The approach is broadly comparative, giving attention to differences in the act of naming from one linguistic group in South Africa to another and to the question...