Articles by Keyword: Adaptability

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  1. The Role of Genotype-Environment Interaction in Adaptability

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The over sites ratio of clonal (familial) genotype-environment interaction (GEI) variance to mean trial variance determines the regression that is used to predict adaptability. Genotypic and environmental variances do not contribute significantly to this regression. Genotype x environment interaction effects...
  2. Genetic variation between ecotypic populations of <em>Chloris roxburghiana</em> grass detected through RAPD analysis

    Genetic variation between ecotypic populations of <em>Chloris roxburghiana</em> grass detected through RAPD analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Chloris roxburghiana is an important rangeland grass in Kenya. In some areas it has disappeared due to land degradation resulting from overgrazing and drought. Efforts to re-introduce the grass through re-seeding using seeds from research stations have had little success...
  3. The Value of Life Design Counselling for an Adolescent who Stutters

    The Value of Life Design Counselling for an Adolescent who Stutters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports the results of a life design approach case study with an adolescent with stuttering. A variety of postmodern techniques were used to engage the adolescent in life design conversations about a preferred and meaningful future. Post-intervention, the...
  4. Psychological Career Resources, Career Adaptability and Hardiness in Relation to Job Embeddedness and Organizational Commitment

    Psychological Career Resources, Career Adaptability and Hardiness in Relation to Job Embeddedness and Organizational Commitment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the relationship between employees' psychological career meta-capacities and their job retention-related dispositions. Participants were a convenience sample (n=355) of managerial and staff levels in the human resource management field. They completed the Psychological Career Resources Inventory (PCRI),...
  5. Psychological Career Resources and Work Engagement of Early Career Consulting Staff

    Psychological Career Resources and Work Engagement of Early Career Consulting Staff

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored whether employees' psychological career resources significantly predicted their work engagement. A non-probability sample of 111 early career (26–40 years of age) white male and female staff in a South African human resource software and technology consulting services...
  6. The strategic importance of applied tree conservation programs to the forest industry in South Africa

    The strategic importance of applied tree conservation programs to the forest industry in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Because of anticipated adverse climatic change and resulting increases in disease and insect attacks in forest plantations in the future, forest industries must maintain broad genetic bases for adaptability and pest resistance. Since the early 1980s, the South African forest...
  7. Comparisons between laboratory and field results of frost tolerance of pines from the southern USA and Mesoamerica planted as exotics

    Comparisons between laboratory and field results of frost tolerance of pines from the southern USA and Mesoamerica planted as exotics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    An artificial freezing study was conducted with 14 pine species and varieties from Mexico and Central America, and the southern and western USA. The pines chosen represented major commercial plantation species in the Southern Hemisphere such as Pinus caribaea var...
  8. Narrative counselling with a young engineer

    Narrative counselling with a young engineer

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This case study applied a narrative approach to develop the sense of self as a career resource for a young male engineer in his first working year. The participant client attended eight sessions lasting 60 to 90 minutes each over...
  9. Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This collective case study applied life design counselling to augment the career adaptability of learners in a South African independent school setting. Five purposively selected learners attending Grade 11 (age range: 16–18) completed eight group-based life design counselling sessions. Data...
  10. Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Life design counselling effects on the career adaptability of learners in a selective independent school setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This collective case study applied life design counselling to augment the career adaptability of learners in a South African independent school setting. Five purposively selected learners attending Grade 11 (age range: 16–18) completed eight group-based life design counselling sessions. Data...