Articles by Author: Michelle J Tedder

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  1. Determinants of the occurrence of a native encroacher species, <em>Pechuelloeschea leubnitziae</em> (wild sage), in the eastern Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Determinants of the occurrence of a native encroacher species, <em>Pechuelloeschea leubnitziae</em> (wild sage), in the eastern Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Although indigenous to southern Africa, Pechuel-loeschea leubnitziae is considered a problematic weed as it forms dense monotypic stands in the grasslands and woodlands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana, and is associated with veld degradation and a dominance of shade-tolerant, poor-quality...
  2. Seed mix type but not planting method or seed priming affect grassland restoration outcomes: a greenhouse trial

    Seed mix type but not planting method or seed priming affect grassland restoration outcomes: a greenhouse trial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Commercial seed mixes and various mechanical planting methods have been implemented to overcome barriers to successful restoration of degraded grasslands but their effectiveness in aiding the restoration process has been understudied. Harvested seed must be cleaned of chaff to allow...
  3. Grass-on-grass competition along a catenal gradient in mesic grassland, South Africa

    Grass-on-grass competition along a catenal gradient in mesic grassland, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Interactions between mature grass plants and grass seedlings have been found to be both facilitative and competitive. To examine the effects of aboveground and belowground competition on seedling biomass and the effects of soil depth on competitive interactions, seedlings of...
  4. The influence of <em>Pechuel-Loeschea leubnitziae</em> (wild sage) on grass sward and soil seed bank composition

    The influence of <em>Pechuel-Loeschea leubnitziae</em> (wild sage) on grass sward and soil seed bank composition

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Soil seed banks provide not only a historical record of vegetation composition but also the potential for post-disturbance revegetation. Pechuel-Loeschea leubnitziae (wild sage) is a multistemmed, aromatic shrub, occurring in Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and the northern regions of South...
  5. The Criminal Liability of Child Soldiers: In Search of a Standard

    The Criminal Liability of Child Soldiers: In Search of a Standard

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Despite the recent focus on the problem of the recruitment and use of child soldiers, there is still no clarity on the criminal liability of child soldiers who participate in conflict. In this article, we analyze the criminal liability of...
  6. Exploring the Factor Structure of the Proactive Coping Inventory: A Southern African Study

    Exploring the Factor Structure of the Proactive Coping Inventory: A Southern African Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the factor structure of the Proactive Coping Inventory (PCI) to determine whether its six-factor structure holds within the Southern African context. Data on proactive coping were collected from students attending three universities, one each in Botswana (n=88,...
  7. The Use of Hermeneutics in the Criminological Interpretation of Forensic Documents: A Case Study

    The Use of Hermeneutics in the Criminological Interpretation of Forensic Documents: A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the use of hermeneutics to retrospectively construct a criminological assessment. The data are archival records on a convicted woman (Mrs B: not real name) for the murder of her husband. The data are analyzed using a Ricoeurian...
  8. ‘Before we were sleeping, now we are awake’: Preliminary evaluation of the <em>Stepping Stones</em> sexual health programme in The Gambia

    ‘Before we were sleeping, now we are awake’: Preliminary evaluation of the <em>Stepping Stones</em> sexual health programme in The Gambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Community-based behavioural interventions aimed at reducing risky sexual behaviour have yet to be shown to be effective in the developing world. Stepping Stones is a participatory STI/HIV prevention workshop programme based on empowerment techniques, which has been adapted to an...