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  1. A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    A Cross-Cultural Exploration: Body Image in Older Black and White Women in the Workplace

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated body image attitudes in a non-clinical sample of black and white older professional women in the workplace in South Africa. Participants were 125 professional women (white woman n=76 and black women n = 49). They completed the...
  2. Accuracy of reporting food energy intake: influence of ethnicity and body weight status in South African women

    Accuracy of reporting food energy intake: influence of ethnicity and body weight status in South African women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    The current study sought to identify characteristics that may be associated with the misreporting of food energy intake (EI) in urban South African women. A total of 198 women (61 black, 76 of mixed ancestry, 61 white) completed a quantified...
  3. A desire for weight loss in season increases disordered eating behaviour risk and energy deficiency in athletes

    A desire for weight loss in season increases disordered eating behaviour risk and energy deficiency in athletes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: The objective was to explore eating behaviour, body image and energy status in female university team sport athletes.
  4. The effect of stocking rate and lick supplementation on the performance of lactating beef cows and its impact on Highland Sourveld

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The Highland Sourveld of Natal is an important beef producing area. Although it covers only 13% of the total area of the province, it supports 18% of the beef cattle population.
  5. Evaluation of three techniques for measuring grass leaf area<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Three leaf area measuring techniques were compared. Although statistical considerations received priority, practical issues such as economy of time, labour and finance, were also evaluated. The electronic light interception planimeter and the squared grid method (SGM) are already in common...
  6. Image analysis to quantify herbicide efficacy for <em>Cynodon dactylon</em> control

    Image analysis to quantify herbicide efficacy for <em>Cynodon dactylon</em> control

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Studies on the effectiveness of herbicides for control of Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. (cynodon) normally rely on visual recording methods, which are rapid and convenient, but lack objectiveness and reproducibility. To address this problem, a computer software package was customized...
  7. Spatial distribution of selected chemical properties of soils situated close to an abandoned manganese mine

    Spatial distribution of selected chemical properties of soils situated close to an abandoned manganese mine

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    This study aimed at understanding the spatial distribution of the base saturation percentage (PSB), cation exchange capacity (CEC), pH(water) and electrical conductivity (EC) in soils situated close to the abandoned Kgwakgwe Mn oxide ore mine, Botswana. Four hundred soil samples...
  8. CHANGES IN URBAN RESIDENTIAL LAND IN THE RIETSPRUIT CATCHMENT, SOUTHERN TRANSVAAL

    CHANGES IN URBAN RESIDENTIAL LAND IN THE RIETSPRUIT CATCHMENT, SOUTHERN TRANSVAAL

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Informal settlements have become an important and rapidly-expanding component of urban development in South Africa. In the Rietspruit catchment, south-west of Johannesburg, average growth rates in urban land cover of up to 2.7 km2 per year (1972–1991) were measured from...
  9. Grazing behaviour and diet selection of Barotse cattle on a communally grazed floodplain in west Zambia

    Grazing behaviour and diet selection of Barotse cattle on a communally grazed floodplain in west Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Grazing behaviour and diet selection of cattle were studied on a communally grazed floodplain and its adjacent wooded uplands in western Zambia to identify the interaction between basic herd management practices, foraging behaviour and body condition of cattle. On average,...
  10. The effect of supplements of crop residues based diets on the performance of steers grazed on natural pasture during the dry season

    The effect of supplements of crop residues based diets on the performance of steers grazed on natural pasture during the dry season

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Twenty-four White Fulani steers, 20-26 months old, mean initial live weight of 270.6 ± 0.5kg, were divided into three treatment groups to investigate the effects of crop residues supplementation on performance when grazed on natural pasture during the dry season...