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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. A morphological study on species of African <em>Mormyrus</em> (Teleostei: Mormyridae) and their electric organ discharges

    A morphological study on species of African <em>Mormyrus</em> (Teleostei: Mormyridae) and their electric organ discharges

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Five species of Mormyrus Linné 1758, three from West Africa and one each from East and southern Africa, were compared morphologically, and their electric organ discharges (EODs) recorded in the field. The five species were morphologically well differentiated in terms...
  3. Spatial variation in meristic and morphometric characteristics of sardine <em>Sardinops sagax</em> around the coast of southern Africa

    Spatial variation in meristic and morphometric characteristics of sardine <em>Sardinops sagax</em> around the coast of southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Spatial variability in phenotypic characteristics within a fish population may be used to infer the existence of multiple stocks, and knowledge of the population structure of exploited species is important for their sustainable management. In this study we investigated geographic...
  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. 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,...
  6. 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...
  7. Analysis of factors affecting milk yield of Ankole cows grazed on natural range pastures in Uganda

    Analysis of factors affecting milk yield of Ankole cows grazed on natural range pastures in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Effects of seasonal rainfall (RF) and maximum temperature (Tm) variations on milk yield of Ankole cows grazed solely on range pastures were investigated. The resulting changes in herbage growth (HG), herbage yields (HY), herbage crude protein (CPh) and neutral detergent...
  8. Jung's Breath-Body and African Spiritual Healing

    Jung's Breath-Body and African Spiritual Healing

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Psychology essentially refers to the study and use (logos) of the breath, soul or spirit of life (psyche) that leaves a person at death and continues in some other form. From such a fundamental perspective, all forms of ancient and...
  9. Lived Experiences of Subclinical Eating Disorder: Female Students' Perceptions

    Lived Experiences of Subclinical Eating Disorder: Female Students' Perceptions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to obtain an “insiders' perspective” on the lived experience of Subclinical Eating Disorder (SED) in female university students. Participants were 30 white, undergraduate females from the Potchefstroom campus of the North-West University in South...
  10. Facilitation of Spatial Orientation Among Adolescents from a Disadvantaged Background

    Facilitation of Spatial Orientation Among Adolescents from a Disadvantaged Background

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated structural and shape recognition in two to three dimensions by adolescents from a historically disadvantaged neighbourhood. Data on the spatial orientation of grade eight learners in a specific school were collected using specifically adjusted and developed tests...