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  1. Effect of planting date of maize on damage and yield loss caused by the stalk borer, <em>Busseola fusca</em> (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Lesotho

    Effect of planting date of maize on damage and yield loss caused by the stalk borer, <em>Busseola fusca</em> (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of the time of planting of maize on the incidence of infestation and yield loss caused by Busseola fusca (Fuller) was studied using five successive plantings (early November to early January) during the 1995/96 and 1996/97 growing seasons...
  2. Response of local maize varieties and commercial hybrids to natural infestation by <em>Busseola fusca</em> (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Lesotho

    Response of local maize varieties and commercial hybrids to natural infestation by <em>Busseola fusca</em> (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The response of farmers' varieties and maize hybrids commonly grown in Lesotho was evaluated in field trials under natural infestations of Busseola fusca (Fuller). Plant response of varieties and hybrids was evaluated in relation to a susceptible and resistant maize...
  3. PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS ON THE FISH POPULATIONS OF THE RECENTLY-IMPOUNDED KATSE RESERVOIR, LESOTHO

    PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS ON THE FISH POPULATIONS OF THE RECENTLY-IMPOUNDED KATSE RESERVOIR, LESOTHO

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Katse is a new 35 km long impoundment on the Malibamatso River, a highland tributary of the Orange River in Lesotho. Two fishing surveys in 1996 yielded Barbus aeneus, Labeo capensis, Oncorhynchus mykiss and the occasional Austroglanis sclateri. Length frequency...
  4. Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recently a few vocal health experts have suggested that some of the billions of dollars currently used to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS be reallocated to address more basic problems such as malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria, and enteric and diarrheal...
  5. Changes in algal composition and environmental variables in the high-altitude Mohale Dam — an important water supply reservoir to South Africa

    Changes in algal composition and environmental variables in the high-altitude Mohale Dam — an important water supply reservoir to South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Whereas limited knowledge exists on the ecology and algae present in Lesotho's high-altitude Katse Dam, nothing is published about these aspects in the linked Mohale Dam, completed in 2003. This study investigated the changes in algal composition and associated environmental...
  6. Development and characterisation of a modified multi-purpose pine oil detergent for a small-scale manufacturer in Lesotho

    Development and characterisation of a modified multi-purpose pine oil detergent for a small-scale manufacturer in Lesotho

    The interest in small-scale manufacturing of simple products seems to be growing in Lesotho. However, this could have undesirable effects without insights into the chemical processes involved in such presumed simple processes. This manuscript reports the partnership between the National...
  7. The rise and fall of Liqhobong Diamond Mine Cooperative in Lesotho

    The rise and fall of Liqhobong Diamond Mine Cooperative in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Diamond mining in the rural highlands of Lesotho has taken different forms over the past century: unregulated diamond digging by locals and “migrant” diggers in the early 1950s; regulated diamond mining by a state-sponsored diamond cooperative from 1978 onwards; and...
  8. Anthropometric profile and complications in patients with diabetes mellitus seen at Maluti Adventist Hospital, Lesotho

    Anthropometric profile and complications in patients with diabetes mellitus seen at Maluti Adventist Hospital, Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Patients attending outpatient departments for follow-up of diabetes mellitus (DM) may seem content about the control of their disease. However, complications resulting from DM may present before diagnosis and treatment initiation or continue to develop while on treatment.