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  1. Drought responses of C3 and C4 (NADP-ME) Panicoid grasses
    Frole, K. M., 2008
    The success of C[subscript 4] plants lies in their ability to concentrate CO[subscript 2] at the site of Rubisco thereby conferring greater efficiencies of light, water and nitrogen. Such characteristics should advantage C[subscript 4] plants in arid, hot environments. However, not all C[subscript 4 ...
  2. A taxonomic revision of the southern African endemic genus Gazania (Asteraceae) based on morphometric, genetic and phylogeographic data
    Howis, S., 2008
    Gazania is a small genus of the subtribe Gorteriinae, tribe Arctoteae, that is endemic to southern Africa. The genus was last revised in 1959 by Roessler, who noted that delimitation of the species of Gazania can be “extraordinarily difficult”. Morphometric data was collected to test the reality of ...
  3. A phenomenological investigation into the psychotherapist"s experience of identifying, containing and processing the patient"s projective identifications
    Thorpe, M.R., 1989
    The aim of the study was to describe the therapist"s lived experience of identifying, containing and processing the feelings, thoughts or fantasies evoked in him by the patient"s projective identifications. A question which would elicit the experience of this phenomenon was formulated by examini ...
  4. Ammonia removal from water by ion exchange using South African and Zambian zeolite samples
    Mwale, M., 2000
    One problem of intensive fish culture systems is the progressive build-up of toxic wastes such as ammonia. The possibility of improving aquaculture water quality using two kinds of zeolite is discussed. Zeolites are alumino-silicates whose framework allows them to exchange cations. Ion exchange h ...
  5. Making sense of Men"s Health : an investigation into the meanings men and women make of Men"s Health
    McCance-Price, M., 2006
    This study investigates the popular pleasures produced by readers of men"s magazines, focusing primarily on the publication, Men"s Health, which represents a new type of magazine catering for men. Using qualitative research methods such as textual analysis and reception analysis, the study explores ...
  6. The phytogeography of the Sneeuberg, Nuweveldberge and Roggeveldberge (Great Escarpment) : assessing migration routes and endemism
    Clark, Vincent Ralph, 2010
    The Great Escarpment forms a semi-continuous mountain system 5 000 km long, stretching from Angola in the north-west, south through Namibia, and into western, southern and eastern South Africa, including Lesotho and Swaziland. It is composed of a wide variety of geological suites but is unified in r ...
  7. The relationship between accounting choices and share prices : a study of South African listed companies
    Bunting, Mark B., 2009
    It is widely assumed that the managers of companies behave in a self-interested and opportunistic manner when making the discretionary accounting choices that are applied in the preparation of published financial reports. Empirical research has found evidence for this in the United States, Britai ...
  8. Regional application of the Pitman monthly rainfall-runoff model in Southern African incorporating uncertainty.
    Kapangaziwiri, Evison, 2010-06
    Climate change and a growing demand for freshwater resources due to population increases and socio-economic changes will make water a limiting factor (in terms of both quantity and quality) in development. The need for reliable quantitative estimates of water availability cannot be over-emphasised. ...
  9. Shame is valuable
    Euvrard, Jonathan George, 2009
    In this thesis I argue that shame is valuable because it contributes to the moral life by promoting coherence. I start by developing and defending a conception of shame. On my conception, rational shame involves a negative self-assessment, in which I am both the assessor and the object of assessment ...
  10. Knowing what we can"t believe
    Viedge, Nikolai, 2004
    The aim of this thesis is to examine what affect, if any, finding an argument both unanswerable yet unbelievable has on three purported first-person doxastic constraints. The three proposed constraints are the principle of truth, the principle of adequate reason and the principle of epistemic expla ...