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Site characterisation methodologies for DNAPLs in fractured South African aquifers
(University of the Free State, 2007-05)
English: The objective of this research is to characterise fractured aquifers contaminated with DNAPLs in South Africa. The site characterisation approach is conducted in two case studies by integrating a range of site ...
Evaluation of Yarrowia lipolytica as a host for cytochrome P450 monooxygenase expression
(University of the Free State, 2006-06)
Biohydroxylation reactions are catalyzed by various types of hydroxylating enzymes (Ayala and Torres, 2004) which include dioxygenases, lipooxygenases as well as CYP450 monooxygenases. These particular hydroxylation reactions ...
Trends in South African agricultural land prices
(University of the Free State, 2006-12-07)
English: In recent years, concern has been expressed over rising agricultural land prices in South Africa. A major concern was that this situation would impede the successful implementation of the on-going land reform ...
A new perspective on the geohydrological and surface processes controlling the depositional environment at the Florisbad archaeozoological site
(University of the Free State, 2009-04)
English: The Florisbad Quaternary Research Station and archaeozoological site is located 45 km north-west of Bloemfontein, Free State Province, South Africa (28° 46` 05.4”S, 26° 04` 10.7”E), and is sited around a series ...
Genetic variability and inheritance of drought and plant density adaptive traits in maize
(University of the Free State, 2005)
English: Drought and low N stresses are factors most frequently limiting maize production in the tropics, where the vast majority of farmers have limited access to improved techno logy. Previous studies confirmed good ...
Hierarchical Bayesian modelling for the analysis of the lactation of dairy animals
(University of the Free State, 2006-03)
English: This thesis was written with the aim of modelling the lactation process in dairy cows and goats by applying a hierarchical Bayesian approach. Information on cofactors that could possibly affect lactation is included ...
Quantitative and molecular analyses of agronomic traits in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)
(University of the Free State, 2006-11)
English: Diallel crosses were evaluated in three agro-ecologies in Colombia and parents and families selected for conventional and molecular breeding trials conducted during the study. At the same time an inter-specific ...
Geological conditions and environmental impact of the Mohale Dam, Lesotho Highlands Water Project
(University of the Free State, 2004)
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Genetic characterization of Southern African sheep breeds using DNA markers
(University of the Free State, 2006-05-16)
Merino sheep are an important resource for South Afric an farmers, providing meat and wool and thus an important income source. Indigenous and locally developed breeds are an important asset for many reasons, but ...
A proposed method to implement a groundwater resource information project (GRIP) in rural communities, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2005-07)
English: Groundwater forms an essential part of water supply in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. However, at planning level this message seems to be skewed and misinterpreted. Although a vast number of water supply ...