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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 influence of clothing, wrapping and physical trauma on carcass decomposition and arthropod succession in central South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2006-06)
English: Forensic entomology is the study of arthropods associated with bodies. Arthropod successional studies have been successfully used to estimate a postmortem interval. This research was to determine the influence of ...