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  1. Yield and quality parameters of tomato cultivars as affected by different soilless production systems and beneficial micro-organisms.
    Maboko, Martin Makgose., 2014-04-15T10:37:10Z
    Most tomato cultivars used for commercial food production are imported into South Africa. Optimal growing conditions for these specific cultivars need to be determined, as wrong cultivar choices can lead to great financial losses. Lack of information on selecting well-performing cultivars may lead t ...
  2. The role of irrigation policies in expanding irrigated food production in Mozambique.
    Gêmo, Hélder R., 2014-04-15T13:12:17Z
    In recognition of the crucial role irrigation plays in stabilizing agriculture production in the face of erratic rainfall that often affects Mozambique, the Government has, since national independence in 1975, implemented several policies regarding irrigation development. Yet, the country is still s ...
  3. A livelihood analysis of the contribution of community gardens to food security in Msunduzi and uMngeni Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
    Mudzinganyama, Tatenda Charmaine., 2014-04-15T13:09:54Z
    South Africa is a net food exporter, however, scores of households in the rural and peri-urban and urban areas are food insecure. Some households in the peri-urban areas of uMngeni and Msunduzi Municipalities of KwaZulu-Natal have sought to alleviate their households from food insecurity through com ...
  4. Land use security within the current land property rights in rural South Africa : how women"s land based food security efforts are affected.
    Murugani, Vongai Gillian., 2014-04-15T13:03:50Z
    Rural women‘s land rights in South Africa remain secondary in spite of laws founded on a constitution that promotes gender equality. Patriarchal customary laws prevail and women‘s land rights and use security are inextricably linked to their relationships with their male relatives. Rural women are k ...
  5. Exploring food insecurity and socio-economic factors affecting academic performance : a case study of first year students on probation and at-risk of academic exclusion.
    Gwacela, Mbalenhle., 2014-04-15T12:47:06Z
    Since the democratic transition, South Africa has come a long way in paving a path that enables citizens to take advantage of education. Within universities, certain overlooked socio-economic and food security factors affect academic performance. The prevalence of food insecurity and factors affecti ...
  6. Investigation of selected hygiene parameters of uMbumbulu small-scale farmers" organic produce (leafy salad vegetables) and subsequent identification of factors affecting farmer practices and food security.
    Mdluli, Fezile., 2014-04-15T12:42:57Z
    The study aimed to investigate the hygiene quality of fresh agricultural produce, irrigation water and compost from four cooperatives (Jabulani, Nungwane, Senzakahle and Siyazenzela) supplying the uMbumbulu Agri-Hub Non-Governmental Organisation. In addition, the influence that socio-economic charac ...
  7. Characterisation of a scum in sport drink and dertemination of the effects of preservation factors on its development.
    Mapompo, Odwa Mcebisi., 2014-04-15T12:38:35Z
    The development of a scum in a commercial sports drink is of concern because the product would be of poor quality, which may result in financial losses due to consumer rejection of the product and hence a decrease in the firm’s market share. The scum could be harmful to health and as such the firm c ...
  8. The contribution of dairy credit guarantee scheme to household food security among the beneficiaries in Swaziland.
    Nhleko, Nicholus Paul., 2014-04-15T12:32:56Z
    More than 60% of the dairy products consumed in Swaziland are imported from South Africa. The Swaziland Dairy Board had established the dairy credit guarantee scheme with Swaziland Finance Development Cooperation to improve local dairy production and boost the livelihoods of smallholder dairy farmer ...
  9. The hydration status, fluid and carbohydrate intake of male adolescent soccer players during training in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
    Gordon, Reno., 2014-04-15T12:39:46Z
    Adolescent athletes of this era are more pressurized than adolescents of previous generations to perform at an optimum level (Micheli & Jenkins 2001, p49). The importance of winning can result in adolescent athletes developing inappropriate nutritional practices such as neglecting hydration and cons ...
  10. Cognitive specificity in the eating disorders
    Owen, Keely-Ann, 2014-04-15T09:53:19Z
    Please refer to full text to view abstract ...