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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 ...
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 influence of risk and resilience factors on the life satisfaction of adolescents
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
English: The current South African adolescent cohort grew up in a decade of sociopolitical transformation, a period which has been accompanied by inevitable and continuous instability in the economic, education and health ...
Molecular screening of Coloured South African breast cancer patients for the presence of BRCA mutations using high resolution melting analysis
(University of the Free State, 2016-08)
English: The populations of South Africa (SA) exhibit a rainbow of genetic diversity due to the high contribution of ancestral genetic admixture. The economic structure of this third world country has limited the exploration ...
Sessiline peritrich symbionts of freshwater Crustacean hosts
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
The status and role of provincial governance in the South African constitutional dispensation 1996 - 2012
(University of the Free State, 2018-01)
Provincial governance in South Africa has come under tremendous pressure and scrutiny from a variety of sectors, including Chapter 9 institutions, non-governmental organisations, the media, and opposition political parties. ...
Backfat quality of South African pigs: a meat processing perspective
(University of the Free State, 2003-05)
English: Fat quality of backfat from 2107 baconer pig carcasses, sampled at a major South African pig abattoir, were evaluated to obtain an overview of the backfat quality of South African pigs. Extracted fat was used ...
A review of the genus Caligus (Copepoda: Caligidae) from South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2004-09)
English: The ichthyoparasitic and fish louse copepod genus, Caligus Müller, 1785, is the most abundant copepod genus, found in almost any part of the world’s oceans, with the exception of one freshwater species. More ...
Psychopathy and comorbid mental disorders among South African female offenders
(University of the Free State, 2014-07)
English: South Africa has one of the highest numbers of offenders among all African countries. Although the vast majority of crimes are perpetrated by males, recent statistics have shown that the number of crimes committed ...
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, ...