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  1. A REVIEW OF THE AQUATIC AVIFAUNA OF THE MHLATHUZE ESTUARY

    A REVIEW OF THE AQUATIC AVIFAUNA OF THE MHLATHUZE ESTUARY

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    This paper is the first published review of the aquatic avifauna of the Mhlathuze Estuary. It also uses a regional approach in order to determine the potential for certain hitherto unrecorded species to occur there. The study shows that there...
  2. Aquatic avifauna of the coastal lakes of the Mhlathuze River system

    Aquatic avifauna of the coastal lakes of the Mhlathuze River system

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    This paper provides the first attempt to bring together all published and unpublished data on the aquatic avifauna of Lakes Mzingazi, Nsezi, Cubhu and Mangeza, situated near Richards Bay in the lower reaches of the Mhlathuze River system. Whilst the...
  3. Comparison of SSR and AFLP analysis for genetic diversity assessment of Ethiopian arabica coffee genotypes

    Comparison of SSR and AFLP analysis for genetic diversity assessment of Ethiopian arabica coffee genotypes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Knowledge of genetic diversity within and among genotypes of any crop is fundamental for estimation of the potential genetic gain in a breeding programme and effective conservation of available genetic resources. Currently, different molecular marker techniques are being developed for...
  4. Trap selectivity and the effects of altering gear design in the South African rock lobster <em>Jasus lalandii</em> commercial fishery

    Trap selectivity and the effects of altering gear design in the South African rock lobster <em>Jasus lalandii</em> commercial fishery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    The current trap fishery for the West Coast rock lobster Jasus lalandii in South African waters results in the capture, sorting and release of large numbers of undersized animals. Once removed from the water, they are vulnerable to damage from...
  5. Landscape-level differences in fire regime between block and patch-mosaicburning strategies in Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa

    Landscape-level differences in fire regime between block and patch-mosaicburning strategies in Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Patch-mosaic burning (PMB) is commonly advocated to create a mosaic of fire regimes that is believed to be more beneficial for maintaining biodiversity than the relatively homogeneous environment produced by block burning. This premise was examined for the 23 651...
  6. Towards an Information System for Forestry

    Towards an Information System for Forestry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Management of information as a production factor is imperative in modern forestry practice. However, development of individual application programmes has resulted in systems which cannot be integrated without excessive effort and expense. It is shown that the route to an...
  7. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study reports on antiretroviral treatment adherence in a KwaZulu-Natal sample with a follow-up period of 20 months. Participants were 498 predominatly Black females living with HIV and AIDS. Four-hundred and ninety-six of the participants (91.6%) were found to be...
  8. The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence, Study Orientation in Mathematics and the Mathematics Achievement of the Middle Adolescent

    The Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence, Study Orientation in Mathematics and the Mathematics Achievement of the Middle Adolescent

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the extent to which emotional intelligence and study orientation predict the mathematics achievement of middle adolescents. Altogether 435 learners in Grades 9 and 11 from three high schools in the Mafikeng region completed the Bar-On EQ-i: YV™...
  9. HIV/AIDS messages in Malawi and their implications for effective responses

    HIV/AIDS messages in Malawi and their implications for effective responses

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper explores the nature of HIV/AIDS education and information networks in Malawi, with a focus on Dedza district. We consider the role of institutional and personal actors involved in Malawi's recently instated and decentralised behaviour-change intervention strategy, as well...
  10. Factors affecting first-month adherence to antiretroviral therapy amongHIV-positive adults in South Africa

    Factors affecting first-month adherence to antiretroviral therapy amongHIV-positive adults in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study explores the influence of baseline factors on first-month adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among adults. The study design involved a review of routinely collected patient information in the CAPRISA AIDS Treatment (CAT) programme, at a rural...