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Wheat line “RYNO3936” is associated with delayed water stress-induced leaf senescence and rapid water-deficit stress recovery
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
Random mutagenesis was applied to produce a new wheat mutant (RYNO3926) with superior characteristics regarding tolerance to water deficit stress induced at late booting stage. The mutant also displays rapid recovery from ...
Extinction probabilities as a function of temperature for populations of tsetse (Glossina spp.)
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
Significant reductions in populations of tsetse (Glossina spp) in parts of Zimbabwe have been attributed to increases in temperature over recent decades. Sustained increases in temperature might lead to local extinctions ...
Racism and corona : two viruses affecting higher education and the student experience
(African Minds, 2020)
This issue comes at a time when the world is in the grip of the Corona virus pandemic and on lockdown, and when there is a worldwide outrage over the continuous violation of black bodies and the injustice and inhumanity ...
Effectiveness of private land conservation areas in maintaining natural land cover and biodiversity intactness
Private land conservation areas (PLCAs) are increasingly looked to for meeting the deficit left by state-owned protected areas in reaching global conservation targets. However, despite the increasing extent and recognition ...
An integrative network-driven pipeline for systematic identification of lncRNA-associated regulatory network motifs in metastatic melanoma
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-07-23)
Background: Melanoma phenotype and the dynamics underlying its progression are determined by a complex interplay between different types of regulatory molecules. In particular, transcription factors (TFs), microRNAs ...
Effectiveness of the baby-friendly community initiative in promoting exclusive breastfeeding among HIV negative and positive mothers : a randomized controlled trial in Koibatek Sub-County, Baringo, Kenya
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-07-14)
Background: Although the baby-friendly community initiative (BFCI) has been proposed as a community-level approach to improve infant feeding practices, there is little data on its variation in effectiveness by HIV status. ...