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Diallel and stability analysis of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2005-11)
English: Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) is an important fiber crop world wide, and has a great potential for its multipurpose uses. It could play a significant role in future fiber supply in Southern Africa. Six diverse ...
The biology of gnathiid isopod parasites and their role as vectors of fish blood parasites in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2000-12)
English: Research on marine fish parasites has been largely neglected in South Africa. This is especially true for the temporary fish parasites of the isopod family Gnathiidae and fish blood parasites of the family ...
Financial benchmarking analysis: Northern Cape farmers
(University of the Free State, 2011-11)
English: The primary objective of the study was to develop a financial measurement-based benchmarking system for GWK on the financial status of their producers. Financial benchmarking systems provide the producers with ...
Molecular characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum strains from South African poultry
(University of the Free State, 2007-11)
English: Mycoplasma gallisepticum is the most pathogenic avian Mycoplasma species and leads to great economic losses worldwide (Kleven, 2003). Prevention and control of this organism has been achieved by vaccination and ...
Variation in chemical composition of Harpagophytum species as function of age and locality
(University of the Free State, 2009-12)
English: Dried tubers, growing on secondary roots of Harpagophytum procumbens subsp. procumbens are widely used as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory medicine against arthritis and other chronic pain conditions. Tubers ...
Demand relations of oilseed products in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2003-07)
English: In this study demand relations for primary oilseeds in South Africa is estimated and interpreted with the use of econometric models. Two different models, namely the Linear Approximate Almost Ideal Demand System ...
Profitability of precision phosphorus application on a commercial farm in the Heidelberg district, Western Cape
(University of the Free State, 2010-05)
English: Phosphorus (P) is an important nutrient required by every living plant and animal cell, and deficiencies in soils could cause a restriction on crop production. P is also a primary nutrient essential for root ...
The socio-economic coping and adaptation mechanisms employed by African migrant women in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2017-07)
The main aim of this study was to explore the socio-economic coping and adaptation mechanisms employed by African migrant women in South Africa. The conceptualisation of the social capital theory and its relationship with ...
Quantification of the impact of irrigation on the aquifer underlying the Vaalharts irrigation scheme
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
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A metafrontier analysis of sheep production in the N8 development corridor
(University of the Free State, 2017-06)
English: In South Africa, sheep enterprises play an important role as a source of livelihood for many farmers, especially smallholder farmers. The productivity of sheep farmers in South Africa is very low. The lack of ...