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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 ...
Interactions between ticks and dogs in the greater Bloemfontein
(University of the Free State, 2000-11)
The present study was conducted in the greater Bloemfontein area and focussed on the interaction between ticks and dogs. The sampling localities included Bloemfontein, Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu, and various sub-divisions ...
Biology and control of the mango seed weevil in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2008)
English: The mango seed weevil (MSW), Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), generally causes few problems on early-season cultivars, since the fruit are marketed and consumed before adult emergence ...
Effect of soil moisture and host plants on behaviour and survival of the common cutworm, agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
(University of the Free State, 2001-11)
English: The objectives of this study were to investigate the effect of light, soil moisture and host plants on behaviour of Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermuller). A marking technique for larvae was developed to study ...