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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sessiline peritrich symbionts of freshwater Crustacean hosts
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
The profitability of precision agriculture in the Bothaville district
(University of the Free State, 2006-11)
English: Variable-rate application technology based on soil potential and other field attributes is gradually replacing the standard rates of fertilizer application for individual cropping systems. In South Africa, ...
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 ...
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 ...
An assessment of practitioners opinions on the principle of spacial resilience
(University of the Free State, 2016-03)
Colonial and apartheid planning left a legacy of rigid, control-oriented, top-down spatial planning and land use management and fragmented and inequitable settlements. Despite many policies and the interim Development ...
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 ...
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 ...