Articles by Keyword: Positive Adaptation

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  1. Positive Adaptation in a Community of Postgraduate Students: Applying the Mmogo-method™

    Positive Adaptation in a Community of Postgraduate Students: Applying the Mmogo-method™

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the experiences of postgraduate psychology students exposed to continuous challenges and described their positive adaptation as a community. Three males and 14 females (age range: 23–30 years; 1 black, 3 coloured, 2 Indian and 11 white) took...
  2. Relations between woody and herbaceous components and the effects of bush‐clearing in southern African savannas

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The relations between woody and herbaceous plants in southern African savannas are reviewed in the context of pastoral use. Current knowledge is summarized, important gaps are indicated and research priorities are suggested. Although all savannas consist of a grass and...
  3. Yield assessment of advanced wheat breeding lines the Winter Rainfall Region of South Africa. I. Homogeneity of the region

    Yield assessment of advanced wheat breeding lines the Winter Rainfall Region of South Africa. I. Homogeneity of the region

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The major wheat-producing areas in the Winter Rainfall Region are geographically divided into the Rûens and Swartland. The question whether the Rûens and Swartland should be regarded as non-similar areas, each meriting its own wheat-breeding programme, is considered. Correlations between...
  4. Investigating the use of satellite selection sites in soybean (<em>Glycine max</em> (L.) Merr.) breeding

    Investigating the use of satellite selection sites in soybean (<em>Glycine max</em> (L.) Merr.) breeding

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    A satellite selection site is a decentralized selection environment that could be employed to expand the influence of existing breeding programmes to additional target environments. This study was designed to establish whether it would be possible to achieve site-specific adaptation...
  5. Effect of timing and concentration of rest breaking agents on budburst in ‘Bing’ sweet cherry under conditions of inadequate winter chilling in South Africa

    Effect of timing and concentration of rest breaking agents on budburst in ‘Bing’ sweet cherry under conditions of inadequate winter chilling in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of timing of various rest breaking agents (RBAs) on vegetative and floral budburst, and production efficiency was investigated on 4-year-old ‘Bing’ sweet cherry trees on ‘Gisela® 5’ rootstock. Two experiments were conducted, near Clarens (28°28’S; 28°19’E, 1860 m.a.s.l)...
  6. An overview of the context and scope of wheat (<em>Triticum aestivum</em>) research in South Africa from 1983 to 2008

    An overview of the context and scope of wheat (<em>Triticum aestivum</em>) research in South Africa from 1983 to 2008

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The domestic requirement for wheat in South Africa is approximately 2.8 million tons and annually the shortfall on local production is imported to meet the demand. During the past 25 years two distinct wheat marketing mechanisms characterised the wheat industry,...
  7. Climate variability and impacts on east African livestock herders: the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

    Climate variability and impacts on east African livestock herders: the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    East African pastoral adaptation and vulnerability to climate variability and climate change is assessed, using data from decisionmaking processes and ecological data of the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area as an example. The paper uses integrated modeling, linking PHEWS, a...
  8. Climate change perceptions, drought responses and views on carbon farming amongst commercial livestock and game farmers in the semiarid Great Fish River Valley, Eastern Cape province, South Africa

    Climate change perceptions, drought responses and views on carbon farming amongst commercial livestock and game farmers in the semiarid Great Fish River Valley, Eastern Cape province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    There is increasing evidence that climate change will be one of the primary challenges facing future development and agriculture. Farmers, whether crop or livestock farmers, will be faced with tradeoffs and constraints as climate change exposes them to greater risk...
  9. Finding The Positives in Psychology: What Are We Doing?

    Finding The Positives in Psychology: What Are We Doing?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this article is to delineate some of the consequential aspects of the intrinsic duality that is created in the pursuit of knowledge around positive psychological and asset-based constructs. I will reflect on what we have learned during...
  10. A Group of Sexually Abused Adolescents' Perceptions of their Future Life-Roles: An Exploratory Study

    A Group of Sexually Abused Adolescents' Perceptions of their Future Life-Roles: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Sexual abuse of adolescents can have detrimental effects on their perceptions of their different future life-roles. We investigated such perceptions of students with a history of sexual abuse (n=163) as well as typically developing others (n=237). Participants completed the Life-role...