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Soil Formation on the Namaqualand Coastal Plain
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
The (semi-)arid Namaqualand region on the west coast of South Africa is wellknown for its spring flower displays. Due to the aridity of the region, soils research has lagged behind that of the more agriculturally productive ...
Soil fertility constraints to small-scale agriculture in North-west Zambia
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
The soils of north-west Zambia are largely unexplored and are regarded by local residents as problematic in providing sufficient nutrients for the staple crop of maize in the area. The area is semi-tropical, with an average ...
Alteration of the soil mantle by strip mining in the Namaqualand Strandveld
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
The purpose of this study was to investigate and identify the occurrence of specific soil properties that may be important for vegetation functioning and the possible effect of the loss of or changes in these properties ...
Decontamination of soils by activation with acids and bases
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: New, more receptive surfaces can be generated in soils by a partial dissolution of existing, crystalline solids followed by re-precipitation as poorly crystalline colloids with a larger capacity to ...