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  • Esler, Karen J.   Van Wilgen, Brian W.   Re Roller, Kerry S.   Wood, Alan R.   Van Der Merwe, Johannes H. (Springer, 2009-01)
    The control of invasive alien plants often involves the integration two or more approaches, including mechanical clearing, the application of herbicides, burning, and biological control. More than one species of invasive ...
  • Mubamu Makady, Elvis (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2009-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An understanding of the interactions of herbivores, plant nutrients and soil properties is crucial for grazing management. Of particular interest are plant palatability and herbivore grazing preferences. ...
  • Windell, Nicole Elizabeth (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Leaf blackening, a postharvest disorder which is characterized by a dark brown to black discoloration, is found in most commercially important Protea cut flower species and cultivars. As this disorder ...
  • Stephens, Iain Andrew (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Leaf blackening is a particular problem limiting vase life and marketability of Protea cut flowers. This research investigated suppression of Protea leaf blackening with a specific focus on Protea cv. ...
  • Jansen, Suzaan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Haliotis midae, or more commonly known as Perlemoen, is an abalone species found along the coast of South Africa. It is the only cultured abalone species in South Africa and has a high demand abroad. Due ...
  • Reinecke, Michiel Karl (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Riparian vegetation communities that occur along perennial rivers are structured in lateral zones that run parallel to river flow. This dissertation investigated the structure of South African riparian ...
  • Scheepers, G.C. (Stellenbosch: University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    The discolouration of South African softwood during kiln drying can reduce the value of furniture grade lumber. Thermal discolouration of wood, as found due to heat treatment, produces a homogeneously browner colour in ...
  • Cloete, S. W. P.   Brand, M. M.   Hoffman, L. C.   Muller, M. (South African Society for Animal Science, 2008)
    Data obtained from a pair-mated ostrich flock located at Oudtshoorn in South Africa were used to derive line differences for live weight and reproduction performance in sexually mature ostriches of the Zimbabwean Blue (ZB) ...
  • Mikolo Yobo, Christian (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
    While the contribution of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in sustaining livelihoods of the poor is gaining global attention, the importance of woodcarving trade in sustaining the livelihoods of the poor people has been ...
  • Turyahabwe, Nelson (Stellenbosch: University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    This study aims at examining technical and institutional capacity in local organisations to manage decentralised forest resources in Uganda. Specifically the study assessed the roles, responsibilities, powers and legal ...
  • Bam, Adrian Jock (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of the research presented in this dissertation was to investigate localised acridid outbreaks causing damage to sugarcane in Empangeni, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Reports of outbreaks with ...
  • Nieuwoudt, Melanie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Selection of raw materials for a consistent and high quality end product has been a challenge for brewers globally. Various different factors may influence quality and although a great number of methods ...
  • Deloire, Alain J.   Coetzee, Zelmai A.   Muller, M.(Nina)   Brand, Jeanne   Van Der Rijst, Marieta   Serra-Stepke, Ignacio M. (Sexto Sentido Comunicaciones, 2011-12)
    INTRODUCTION: The color of the berry is a new and important indicator to determine the optimum ripeness of the fruit for the different styles of white wine, because the hues can help predict the aromatic profiles of ...
  • Beukes, Johannes Arnoldus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of the study was to determine the effect of increasing levels of Maize silage in finishing diets for Merino lambs on their feed intake, production performance, feed conversion ratio, digestibility ...
  • Lerm, E.   Engelbrecht, L.   Du Toit, M. (SASEV, 2010-09)
    There are two main fermentations associated with the winemaking process. Alcoholic fermentation is conducted by the yeast culture and malolactic fermentation takes place as a result of the metabolic activity of lactic acid ...
  • Smit, Annel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The conversion of sugar into ethanol and carbon dioxide is a process that has been intertwined with human culture and long as civilized man has existed. This fermentation process has been dominated by ...
  • Hildebrandt, Walter Ralph (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to evaluate the current managerial practices as used by African Savanna buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer) farmers. Consequently, the best management practices would be combined ...
  • Jasson, Rene (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
    Within the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP), Western Cape, South Africa, various management practices have been undertaken in the removal of alien vegetation. While considerable success in the control of alien plants ...
  • Crous, Jacobus Johannes (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Olives have been produced commercially in the Mediterranean-type climate of the Western Cape region of South Africa since the early 1900’s. As in the rest of the world, South African table olive producers ...
  • Smit, Anita Yolandi   Engelbrecht, Lynn   Du Toit, Maret (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2012-03)
    Biogenic amines are nitrogenous organic compounds produced in wine from amino acid precursors mainly by microbial decarboxylation. The concentration of biogenic amines that can potentially be produced is dependent on the ...