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The assessment of fire history in plantations of Mpumalanga North
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Fire is a threat to all forest plantations. As a result, growers are forced to take active measures to reduce the incidence and extent of fires in their plantations. This thesis is an attempt to collate ...
State-community partnership as an option for sustainable management of an Androstachys johnsonii dominated woodland in Mabote District, Mozambique
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The state owned and managed forest and woodland resources during the colonial and postindependence periods in Mozambique. However, the centralised government forestry policies failed to stop the continual ...
Pressurised hot water extraction of wood : three wood species prior to pulping
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
No english abstract available.
Policy impact on stakeholder benefits and resource use and conservation in Mozambique : the case study of Moflor Forest Concession Area and Pindanganga Community Area
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A case study in miombo woodlands was carried out in Pindanganga and MOFLOR forest concession, Gondola and Dondo Districts respectively, in the centre of Mozambique, to analyse the impact of alternative ...
Microfocus X-ray computed tomography (CT) analysis of laser sintered parts
(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2014-05)
Microfocus X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning is a three-dimensional (3D) non-destructive technique that is useful in many research and technology fields. Similar to two-dimensional (2D) X-ray inspections, this 3D ...
Evaluation of the potential of non-woody invasive plant biomass for electricity generation
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Invasive alien plants (IAPs) threaten the existence of plant and animal biodiversity as they cause destruction to the natural habitats they invade. In South Africa the Natural Resource Management (NRM) ...
Agroforestry development and implementation in South Africa: an assessment of selected case studies
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Agroforestry (AF) is the integrated approach of producing trees and agricultural crops and/or livestock in a single system on the same piece of land. Elements of AF have been practiced in South Africa ...
Age assessment of the bushpig Potamochoerus porcus Linn. 1758 in the southern Cape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1983-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The bushpig (Potamochoerus 2)orcus) is one of the least studied of the larger African mammals. This contrast to the other two African auids, the is in striking warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) and ...
Developments in precision forestry since 2006 : proceedings of the International Precision Forestry Symposium, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 1-3 March 2010
(Department of Forest and Wood Science, 2010)
These proceedings represent scientific contributions to this Precision Forestry Symposium titled “Developments in Precision Forestry since 2006” held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 1 to 3 March 2010. The symposium ...
Moisture content and drying defects in kiln-dried Eucalyptus grandis poles
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There has been a reported reduction in the durability of creosote treated, wooden utility poles in South Africa in recent years. Several factors could have been responsible for this. In this study, Eucalyptus ...