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  1. Life history of the maritime platygastrid Echthrodesis lamorali Masner 1968 (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae: Scelioninae)
    Owen, Candice Ann, 2016, Rhodes University
    Echthrodesis lamorali Masner 1968 (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae, Scelioninae) is an intertidal parasitoid wasp that uses the eggs of the maritime spider, Desis formidabilis O.P. Cambridge 1890 (Araneae: Desidae), as a host. This species is one of only three known maritime parasitoids globally, and is ...
  2. An investigation of how the Namibian Environmental Education Course has shaped and informed the practice of non-formal environmental educators in Namibia
    Namutenya, Martina, 2010, Rhodes University
    Before Namibia"s independence in 1990 educational programmes and curricula gave little attention to environmental education which was detrimental to the development of environmental literacy in Namibia. The post independence education reform process paid special attention to the inclusion of environ ...
  3. Developing an attractant for monitoring fruit-feeding moths in citrus orchards
    Goddard, Mathew Keith, 2016, Rhodes University
    Fruit-piercing moths are a sporadic pest of citrus, especially in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, where the adults can cause significant damage in outbreak years. Currently the only way in which to successfully control fruit-feeding moths within the orchards is the use of repellent lights ...
  4. Effects of the biocontrol agent, coelocephalapion camarae kissinger, galling on petiole tissues, plant growth and stored reserves in plant parts of two lantana camara L.(verbenaceae) varieties
    Kistensamy, Yoganambal, 2016, Rhodes University
    The agent evaluated in this study, Coelocephalapion camarae Kissinger (Brentidae), a petiole galling apionid, was released against Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae) in South Africa and has the potential to significantly contribute to the control of this noxious weed. An important aspect of evaluating ...
  5. Improving the cold tolerance of false codling moth, thaumatotibia leucotreta, for better performance in a sterile insect release programme
    Daniel, Claire Ashleigh, 2017, Rhodes University
    The false codling moth (FCM), Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) is a major pest of citrus and other important crops in Sub-Saharan Africa. The introduction of a sterile insect technique (SIT) programme for FCM in South Africa has proven to be very effective in the control ...
  6. Public discourses on choice of termination of pregnancy in a rural area of the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa
    Sigcau, Nomakhosi, 2009, Rhodes University
    A period of ten years has elapsed since the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act came into effect. Little has been done in South Africa to investigate public discourses concerning termination of pregnancy since the implementation of the Act. The social context and the quality of available support ...
  7. Formulation and assessment of monolithic beta blocker sustained release tablets prepared by direct compression
    Kieser, Leith Faye, 2002, Rhodes University
    Beta blockers are commonly prescribed for the chronic treatment of hypertension, one of the most prolific disease states worldwide. The beta blockers selected for this study include acebutolol hydrochloride, labetalol hydrochloride, metoprolol tartrate oxprenolol hydrochloride and propranolol hydroc ...
  8. Development and assessment of azithromycin paediatric suppository formulations
    Mollel, Happiness, 2006, Rhodes University
    The use of the oral route of administration for the treatment of young children with antibiotics can at times be problematic since, factors such as nausea, vomiting, taste and/or smell, in addition to the challenges associated with the administration of suspensions, may contribute to poor patient co ...
  9. Assessment of amoxycillin suppositories
    Webster, Jessica Angela, 1997, Rhodes University
    The investigations in this dissertation have been "conducted to investigate the formulation and analysis of a paediatric amoxycillin suppository. The oral administration of antibiotics to young children can at times be roblematic. Compliance is sometimes poor because of a sore throat, nausea, vomiti ...
  10. Development and assessment of minocycline sustained release capsule formulations
    Sachikonye, Tinotenda Chipo Victoria, 2010, Rhodes University
    The use of minocycline for the treatment of a broad range of systemic infections and for severe acne has been associated with vestibular side effects. The severity of side effects may lead to poor adherence to therapy by patients. The use of sustained release formulations of minocycline that display ...