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  1. Breeding biology of the Black-bellied Sandgrouse <em>Pterocles orientalis</em> in west-central Morocco

    Breeding biology of the Black-bellied Sandgrouse <em>Pterocles orientalis</em> in west-central Morocco

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Aspects of the breeding biology of the Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis were investigated in an arid area of west-central Morocco in the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Back-dating clutches and broods indicated that successful nesting lasted 13–18 weeks from mid-April to...
  2. Clutch, egg and hatchling characteristics in the Souss Valley tortoises, <em>Testudo graeca soussensis</em> Pieh, 2001 (Testudines: Testudinidae) from an arid steppe-land of west-central Morocco

    Clutch, egg and hatchling characteristics in the Souss Valley tortoises, <em>Testudo graeca soussensis</em> Pieh, 2001 (Testudines: Testudinidae) from an arid steppe-land of west-central Morocco

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    Clutch, egg and hatchling characteristics in the Souss Valley tortoises Testudo graeca soussensis (Testudinidae) from an arid steppe area of west-central Morocco were investigated in semi captivity in spring–early summer 2011. Mating activity occurs twice in the year, mainly in...
  3. When do yearling male Black-bellied Sandgrouse <em>Pterocles orientalis</em> reach sexual maturation?

    When do yearling male Black-bellied Sandgrouse <em>Pterocles orientalis</em> reach sexual maturation?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    In the present study, a histological and morphometric investigation of testes in yearling male Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis was performed during the reproductive period. The trial was conducted on four randomly selected yearling male birds that originated from eggs collected...
  4. Plumage development and moult in captive Black-bellied Sandgrouse <em>Pterocles orientalis</em>: age and sex variations<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0000"/>

    Plumage development and moult in captive Black-bellied Sandgrouse <em>Pterocles orientalis</em>: age and sex variations<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0000"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The sandgrouse, family Pteroclididae, are a group of birds adapted to open, arid habitats and powerful fliers but information on their plumage development and moult is scarce. In this study, the annual cycle of body plumage development, sequence and duration...
  5. New Sudangrass forage cultivars selected from the original population (<em>Sorghum bicolor</em> ‘Garawi’, syn. <em>S. sudanense</em>)

    New Sudangrass forage cultivars selected from the original population (<em>Sorghum bicolor</em> ‘Garawi’, syn. <em>S. sudanense</em>)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The study represents the first efforts since 1909 to develop improved Sudangrass (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench, syn. S. sudanense (Piper) Stapf) cultivars from the original genetic stock existing in the Sudan. Seven Sudangrass genotypes generated by individual plant selection within...
  6. Coping, Occupational Wellbeing and Job Satisfaction of Nurses

    Coping, Occupational Wellbeing and Job Satisfaction of Nurses

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study determined the relationship between coping, occupational wellbeing (as measured by burnout and work engagement), and job satisfaction of nurses in two private hospitals in Namibia. A cross-sectional research design was used. One-hundred and ninety-one nurses employed in two...
  7. Effect of garlic, black seed and Biogen as immunostimulants on the growth and survival of Nile tilapia, <em>Oreochromis niloticus</em> (Teleostei: Cichlidae), and their response to artificial infection with <em>Pseudomonas fluorescens</em>

    Effect of garlic, black seed and Biogen as immunostimulants on the growth and survival of Nile tilapia, <em>Oreochromis niloticus</em> (Teleostei: Cichlidae), and their response to artificial infection with <em>Pseudomonas fluorescens</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Three dosage levels of black seed, garlic and commercial Biogen were administered for three months in summer and six months in winter to test their stimulation effect on growth, survival and response to challenge infection in Oreochromis niloticus. At the...
  8. Rôle de la côte Atlantique marocaine dans l'hivernage des limicoles (<em>Aves</em>, <em>Charadrii</em>)

    Rôle de la côte Atlantique marocaine dans l'hivernage des limicoles (<em>Aves</em>, <em>Charadrii</em>)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    An analysis of the distribution of wintering waders in Morocco showed that 91% were found on the Atlantic coast, where their preferred habitats (sandy beaches, mudflats, marshlands) are best represented. Waders in Morocco can be grouped into three categories based...
  9. Un programme de conservation pour l'ibis chauve (<em>Geronticus eremita</em>) au Maroc

    Un programme de conservation pour l'ibis chauve (<em>Geronticus eremita</em>) au Maroc

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The Northern Bald Ibis is one of the most threatened birds in the world. During the Middle Ages it occurred in the Alps of central Europe and was formerly widespread from North Africa to the Middle East. Nowadays the last...
  10. Growth responses of <em>Eucalyptus globulus</em> and <em>E. nitens</em> to pruning and fertiliser treatments in a plantation managed for solid-wood products

    Growth responses of <em>Eucalyptus globulus</em> and <em>E. nitens</em> to pruning and fertiliser treatments in a plantation managed for solid-wood products

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    The responses of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens to pruning (removal of 0 or 60% of the green crown depth) in two lifts and nitrogen (N) fertiliser application (0 [N0], 100 [N1], 300 [N3] and 500 [N5] kg N ha–1)...