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  1. Granivores as ecosystem regulators of woody plant increasers in semi-arid Savannas of the Lowveld, South Africa.
    Petersen, Leif Michael., 2006
    In recent years, a global trend of increasing woody vegetation densities in semi-arid savanna habitats has been recorded, commonly described in South Africa as "bush encroachment". The shrubs and trees that do this (Increasers) have wrought significant economic and ecological impacts upon carrying c ...
  2. Assessing patterns of language use and identity among Cameroonian migrants in Cape Town.
    Mai, Mbong Magdaline., 2006
    This study explored Cameroonian migrants language use and the various language forms they use to manifest their identity. It also dealt with multicultural/multilingual people in an equally multicultural/multilingual society - Cape Town. The study was carried out in the wider and interdisciplinary fi ...
  3. Screening extracts of indigenous South African plants for the presence of anti-cancer compounds.
    Essack, Magbubah., 2006
    Early man dabbled with the use of plant extracts to cure ailments. This practice has been passed down from generation to generation and today more than 50% of the world"sdrugs are natural products or derivatives thereof. Scientists have thus established a branch of research called natural product re ...
  4. Regional groundwater monitoring in the Olifants-Doorn water management area.
    Seward, Paul, 2006
    The aim of this investigation was to provide a framework or strategy for prioritising and implementing regional groundwater monitoring in the Olifants-Doorn Water Management (WMA) area. The general approach was to attempt to reconcile monitoring requirements with existing resources, while investigat ...
  5. Benefit sharing from traditional knowledge and intellectual property rights in Africa:"an analysis of international regulations.
    Ombella, John S., 2007
    This thesis was written in the contemplation of the idea that, it is only through protection of the traditional knowledge in African local societies where these societies can rip the benefit of its commercialization and non-commercialization. It was thus centered on the emphasis that, while the Afri ...
  6. The role of the Masakhane campaign in Middelburg between 1994 and 1998: the case of Mhluzi township.
    Mngomezulu, Garth Piet, 2006
    This study focused on municipal service delivery campaigns before the advent of the integrated development planning framework. In particular, the focus was on the role played by the Masakhane campaign in improving service delivery and contributing to a better life for the community of the greater Mi ...
  7. Barriers experienced by parents/caregivers of children with clubfoot deformity attending specific clinics in Uganda.
    Herman, Kazibwe, 2006
    Clubfoot is the most common congenital structural deformity that leads to physical impairments in children in many poor developing countries. Inadequately treated or neglected clubfoot has been found to be a common cause of ohysical disability globally among children and young growing adults. Many c ...
  8. Phylogenetic diversity of nifH genes in Marion Island soil.
    Rapley, Joanne., 2006
    The microbial life of sub-Antarctic islands plays a key role in the islands ecosystem, with microbial activities providing the majority of nutrients available for primary production. Knowledge of microbial diversity is still in its infancy and this is particularly true regarding the diversity of mic ...
  9. "Pull" factors in international migration of health professionals.
    Meeus, Wilhelmina E. A. M., 2003
    This secondary daa study, framed in social constructinism theory, descibes and analyses the &quot ...