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Date: 2015/03/11
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2907
Description: Using laboratory incubation, the response of seed germination and emergence to variability in temperature and light was examined for spider flower (Cleome gynandra L.), amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus L. ... More
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Date: 2011
Identifier: tut:1510
Description: The status and characteristics of the 302 smallholder irrigation schemes found in South Africa are discussed and knowledge on South African smallholder irrigation schemes generated by the Water Resear ... More
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Date: 2010-01-20
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1523
Description: Understanding the dynamics of N forms applied as manure is germane for appropriate rate and timing of applications of manure. Manure characterization and laboratory incubation were conducted for 120 d ... More
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Date: 2009-12-11
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1528
Description: Laboratory incubation was conducted for 120 days to study the fate of phosphorus in poultry (PM), cattle (CM) and goat manures (GM). Phosphorus mineralized from manure was dependent on total P, Al and ... More
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Date: 2009-10-25
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1524
Description: Crop responses to different manures differ considerably, however, the factors responsible for it have not been conclusively elucidated. Consequently, this study examined the biomass response of Cucurb ... More
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Date: 2008-11-25
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1522
Description: A laboratory incubation study was conducted to determine the effects of liming on microbial activity and N mineralization in two Bizana soils amended with broiler manure. The experimental layout was a ... More
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Date: 2007-10-17
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1537
Description: This chapter brings to a conclusion the main issues that have been raised in the book and provides some ideas on the type of policies that are needed to enhance land-based livelihoods in the Eastern C ... More
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Date: 2007-06-11
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1517
Description: Promoting household food security and reducing malnutrition rates of a growing population with the same amount of water is a challenge facing South African nutritionists and agriculturalists alike. Ap ... More
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Date: 2007-06-05
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1514
Description: In this study the growth and yield response of Solanum retroflexum Dun. (nightshade) and Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis (non-heading Chinese cabbage) to N, P and K availability in the soil and the ... More
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Date: 2007/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2508
Description: Using farmer surveys the smallholder commodity systems of Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis and Solanum retroflexum Dun. in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa were described and analysed. ... More
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Authors: Van Averbeke, W.
Date: 2007/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:2504
Description: The objectives of the study were to provide quantitative information on the material benefits generated from urban farming in order to assess the contribution of this activity to the food security and ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3465
Description: In this article the term ‘African leafy vegetables’ was adopted to refer to the collective of plant species which are used as leafy vegetables and which are referred to as morogo or imifino by African ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3433
Description: The contribution of own food production to the nutrition of households in two neighbouring, rural, semi-arid settlements was investigated. A survey of a 10% probability sample (n=131) of households in ... More
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Date: 2005-04-13
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1519
Description: Throughout history, harvesting of fruit from the wild has played a role in the livelihoods of people in South Africa. For the San, who lived in South Africa for thousands of years, wild fruits were a ... More
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Date: 2005/03/18
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3596
Description: The study evaluates the potential of pine litter for use as a substrate in the propagation of vegetable transplants in trays. Sub-optimum pH and electrical conductivity of pine litter were addressed b ... More
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