Growth and development of Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on cultivated and wild graminaceous host plants

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to identify a suitable trap crop for stem borers that could be used in a habitat management system in resource-poor maize fanning systems. A survey of...

ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK FOR RURAL HOUSEHOLDS RESOURCE ALLOCATION DECISIONS AMONG COMPETING LIVELIHOOD ACTIVITIES

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » Background and Statement of the Problem It is now widely recognised that rural communities with livelihood strategies that combine subsistence agriculture with the utilisation of wetland1 resources constitute a significant proportion of the...

MODEL CLOSURE AND PRICE FORMATION: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » BACKGROUND Over the past decade economic literature has studied the transmission of prices between spatial markets and analysed the extent to which markets are integrated. According to the basic principles laid down by...

The influence of scale and count method on prey selection of a large carnivore

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » Study area We conducted our study in a 1,000-km2 area in the central region of the KNP, South Africa, centred on Satara rest camp (31.77° E, 24.39° S). The study area was mainly...

Climatic and geographic factors that influence cultivation

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » Citrus health management Prevention is the only truly effective means of reducing the losses caused by most citrus diseases (Timmer & Duncan, 1999). Disease control is usually specific to a particular disease, but...

The relationship between personal and farm characteristics and production efficiency

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY In Lesotho, a predominantly small scale farming country, the average yield for maize is about 0.5tons/ha whilst the national average in South Africa is 2.73 tons/ha all very much...

Aims of agricultural policy implementation

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » Chapter 3 - Study area and data collection  Introduction In the previous chapter, literature on the existence of the uneven spatial distribution of land in different countries of the world was reviewed. This...

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SPING WATERS

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » CHAPTER THREE METHODOLOGY AND STUDY AREA Contrary to popular convention, this chapter commences (section 3.1) with an overview of the methodology used. The study area is discussed thereafter (sections 3.2 and 3.3), since...

The political economy of poverty in Sekhukhuneland

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » CHAPTER 4: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK  Introduction In this chapter the three issues mentioned above are elaborated as research concepts which will help to identify connections and the relationships essential to the understanding of the...

GB Models of thermal and mechanical properties

Get Complete Project Material File(s) Now! » Chapter 3 Structure-Dependent Grain Boundary Properties Introduction This chapter describes the initial stage of the multiscale computational study, entailing an assessment of fundamental structure-property relationships of grain boundaries using molecular dynamics simulations (hereafter...