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  1. Infant formulas explained

    Infant formulas explained

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
  2. Factors influencing high socio-economic class mothers’ decision regarding formula-feeding practices in the Cape Metropole

    Factors influencing high socio-economic class mothers’ decision regarding formula-feeding practices in the Cape Metropole

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    The aims of the study were to identify the reasons why high socio-economic class women in the Cape Metropole decide not to breast-feed; to evaluate whether the type and volume of infant formula selected by the mother was appropriate for...
  3. Factors that influenced mothers and/or caregivers in the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa, to purchase infant formula for their infants

    Factors that influenced mothers and/or caregivers in the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa, to purchase infant formula for their infants

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: The objective of the study was to identify and categorise factors that influence the choice behind the purchase of an infant formula brand by mothers and/or caregivers, and the reasons for their choice.
  4. Composition of colostrum and milk of South African indigenous <em>Nguni</em> goats grazing natural pasture and supplemented with concentrate

    Composition of colostrum and milk of South African indigenous <em>Nguni</em> goats grazing natural pasture and supplemented with concentrate

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Samples of colostrum, early and late lactation milk from thirteen South African indigenous Nguni goats (SAING) were analysed for contents of total solids (TS), solids-not-fat (SNF), fat, protein, lactose, ash and energy. Relationships between colostrum or milk and some parameters...
  5. AU Triumph, Johnstone and Kentucky 31 tall fescue pastures versus maize silage in diets for lactating dairy cattle

    AU Triumph, Johnstone and Kentucky 31 tall fescue pastures versus maize silage in diets for lactating dairy cattle

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The performance of lactating dairy cattle fed on a maize silage (S) dry‐lot scheme was compared with that of lactating dairy cattle switched abruptly from a dry‐lot regime to graze endophyte‐free Johnstone (J), Kentucky 31 (K), or AU Triumph (T)...
  6. Relationships between growth, mineral nutrition and site factors for <em>Eucalyptus camaldulensis</em> (Dehnh) planted in some communal areas of Zimbabwe

    Relationships between growth, mineral nutrition and site factors for <em>Eucalyptus camaldulensis</em> (Dehnh) planted in some communal areas of Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    The Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe has been implementing a Rural Afforestation Project since 1983. The main species promoted were the eucalypts, especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Dehnh). A survey of twenty-seven woodlots of E. camaldulensis with ages between I and 10 years...
  7. Breast Cancer Health Beliefs and Perceived Barriers to Self-Examination Amongst Hindu Women in South Africa

    Breast Cancer Health Beliefs and Perceived Barriers to Self-Examination Amongst Hindu Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the breast cancer health beliefs and perceived barriers to breast self-examination of South African Hindu women. Participants were 68 Hindu women (mean age = 39.36 years SD=13.42) from two South African cities. They completed the Champion's Health...
  8. A technique to identify annual growth rings in <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> usingannual measurements of diameter at breast height and gamma raydensitometry

    A technique to identify annual growth rings in <em>Eucalyptus grandis</em> usingannual measurements of diameter at breast height and gamma raydensitometry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Many eucalypt species do not show distinct growth rings because cambial activity does not show a strong response to seasonal variation in climate. Eucalyptus grandis, one of the most important commercial hardwood species in South Africa, is one such example...
  9. Kikuyu over-sown with ryegrass and clover: grazing capacity, milk production and milk composition

    Kikuyu over-sown with ryegrass and clover: grazing capacity, milk production and milk composition

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The high dry matter yield of kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum) under favourable conditions supports high stocking rates and milk production per hectare. However, the quality of kikuyu is generally low and consequently the milk production per cow is also low. The...