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Forensic entomology: the influence of the burning of a body on insect succession and calculation of the postmortem interval
(University of the Free State, 2009)
Forensic entomology is the application of the study of insects and other arthropods which are associated with legal issues and certain suspected criminal events. Successional studies have been successfully applied in ...
Decomposition and insect succession in hanging and prone carcasses, with special reference to Chrysomya chloropyga (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
(University of the Free State, 2003-01)
Persons who commit suicide sometimes hang themselves. The body is frequently only found after a few days have elapsed. In establishing the postmortem interval, it is important to know whether there are differences in the ...
The identification of Diptera of the grave and their succession patterns during winter and summer in central South Africa, with reference to forensic applications
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: Forensic entomology is a specialist branch of forensic sciences in which information about insects is used to draw certain conclusions when investigating medico-legal cases involving both humans and wildlife. ...