Research Articles (University of Pretoria)

Research Articles (University of Pretoria)

 

This collection offers open access to the full text of research articles published by staff, students and affiliates of the University of Pretoria. These items are identical in content to their published counterparts. It is linked to the Research Information System and complements the Annual Research Report.

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  • Gush, Sasha-Lee. (Plaas Media, 2020-07)
    Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is the most consumed and economically important vegetable crop in the world. Nutritionally, potato is ideal for human consumption and provides a balanced source of starch, high-quality proteins, ...
  • Gold, Roman; Broderick, Avery E.; Younsi, Ziri; Fromm, Christian M.; Gammi, Charles F.; Mościbrodzka, Monika; Pu, Hung-Yi; Bronzwaer, Thomas; Davelaar, Jordy; Dexter, Jason; Ball, David; Chan, Chi-kwan; Kawashima, Tomohisa; Mizuno, Yosuke; Ripperda, Bart; Ripperda, Bart; Alberdi, Antxon; Alef, Walter; Asada, Keiichi; Azulay, Rebecca; Baczko, Anne-Kathrin; Balokovic, Mislav; Barrett, John; Bintley, Dan; Blackburn, Lindy; Boland, Wilfred; Bouman, Katherine L.; Bower, Geoffrey C.; Bremer, Michael; Brinkerink, Christiaan D.; Brissenden, Roger; Britzen, Silke; Broguiere, Dominique; Byun, Do-Young; Carlstrom, John E.; Chael, Andrew; Chatterjee, Koushik; Chatterjee, Shami; Chen, Ming-Tang; Chen, Yongjun; Cho, Ilje; Christian, Pierre; Conway, John E.; Cordes, James M.; Crew, Geoffrey B.; Cui, Yuzhu; De Laurentis, Mariafelicia; Deane, Roger; Dempsey, Jessica; Desvignes, Gregory; Doeleman, Sheperd S.; Eatough, Ralph P.; Falcke, Heino; Fish, Vincent L.; Fomalont, Ed; Fraga-Encinas, Raquel; Freeman, Bill; Friberg, Per; Gómez, Jose L.; Galison, Peter; García, Roberto; Gentaz, Olivier; Georgiev, Boris; Goddi, Ciriaco; Gu, Minfeng; Gurwell, Mark; Hada, Kazuhiro; Hecht, Michael H.; Hesper, Ronald; Ho, Luis C.; Ho, Paul; Honma, Mareki; Huang, Chih-Wei L.; Huang, Lei; Hughes, David H.; Inoue, Makoto; Issaoun, Sara; James, David J.; Jannuzi, Buell T.; Janssen, Michael; Jeter, Britton; Jiang, Wu; Jimenez-Rosales, Alejandra; Johnson, Michael D.; Jorstad, Svetlana; Jung, Taehyun; Karami, Mansour; Karuppusamy, Ramesh; Keating, Garrett K.; Kettenis, Mark; Kim, Jae-Young; Kim, Junhan; Kim, Jongsoo; Kino, Motoki; Koay, Jun Yi; Koch, Patrick M.; Koyama, Shoko; Kramer, Michael; Kramer, Carsten; Krichbaum, Thomas P.; Kuo, Cheng-Yu; Lauer, Tod R.; Sang-Sung., Lee; Li, Yan-Rong; Li, Zhiyuan; Lico, Rocco; Lindqvist, Michael; Liu, Kuo; Liuzzo, Elisabetta; Lo, Wen-Ping; Lobanov, Andrei P.; Loinard, Laurent Loinard; Lonsdale, Colin; Lu, Ru-Sen; MacDonald, Nicholas R.; Markoff, Sera; Mao, Jirong; Marrone, Daniel P.; Marscher, Alan P.; Marti-Vidal, Ivan; Matsushita, Satoki; Matthews, Lynn D.; Medeiros, Lia; Menten, Karl M.; Mizuno, Izumi; Moran, James M.; Moriyama, Kotaro; Nagai, Hiroshi; Nakamura, Masanori; Nagar, Neil M.; Narayan, Ramesh; Narayanan, Gopal; Natarajan, Iniyan; Neri, Roberto; Ni, Chunchong; Noutsos, Aristeidis; Okino, Hiroki; Ortiz-Leon, Gisela N.; Oyama, Tomoaki; Ozel, Feryal; Palumbo, Daniel C.M.; Park, Jongho; Patel, Nimesh; Pen, Ue-Li; Pesce, Dominic W.; Plambeck, Richard; Piétu, Vincent; PopStefanija, Aleksandar; Porth, Oliver; Preciado-Lopez, Jorge A.; Psaltis, Dimitrios; Ramakrishnan, Venkatessh; Rao, Ramprasad; Rawlings, Mark G.; Raymond, Alexander W.; Rezzolla, Luciano; Roelofs, Freek; Rogers, Alan; Ros, Eduardo; Rose, Mel; Roshanineshat, Arash; Rottmann, Helge; Roy, Alan L.; Ruszczyk, Chet; Rygl, Kazi L.J.; Sánchez, Salvador; Sánchez-Arguelles, David; Sasada, Mahito; Savolainen, Tuomas; Schuster, Karl-Friedrich; Schloerb, F. Peter; Shao, Lijing; Shen, Zhiqiang; Small, Des; Sohn, Bong Won; SooHoo, Jason; Tiede, Paul; Tazaki, Fumie; Tilanus, Remo P.J.; Titus, Michael; Toma, Kenji; Torne, Pablo; Trent, Tyler; Traianou, Thalia; Trippe, Sascha; Tsuda, Shuichiro; Van Langevelde, Huib Jan; Van Bemmel, Ilse; Van Rossum, Daniel R.; Wagner, Jan; Wardle, John; Wex, Norbert; Weintroub, Jonathan; Wharton, Robert; Wielgus, Maciek; Wong, George N.; Wu, Qingwen; Yoon, Doosoo; Young, Ken; Young, Andre; Yuan, Feng; Yuan, Ye-Fei; Zensus, J. Anton; Zhao, Guangyao; Zhao, Shan-Shan; Zhu, Ziyan (American Astronomical Society, 2020-07)
    The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration has recently produced the first resolved images of the central supermassive black hole in the giant elliptical galaxy M87. Here we report on tests of the consistency and ...
  • Mtui-Malamsha, Niwael; Sallu, Raphael; Mahiti, Gladys R.; Mohamed, Hussein; OleNeselle, Moses; Rubegwa, Bachana; Swai, Emmanuel S.; Makungu, Selemani; Otieno, Edward G.; Lupindu, Athuman M.; Komba, Erick; Mdegela, Robinson; Assenga, Justine A.; Bernard, Jubilate; Marandu, Walter; Warioba, James; Makondo, Zacharia; Chang’a, Jelly; Mramba, Furaha; Nonga, Hezron; Killewo, Japhet; Kafeero, Fred; Makonnen, Yilma J.; Rivas, Ariel L.; Fasina, Folorunso Oludayo (MDPI Publishing, 2020-08-07)
    Approximately 1500 people die annually due to rabies in the United Republic of Tanzania. Moshi, in the Kilimanjaro Region, reported sporadic cases of human rabies between 2017 and 2018. In response and following a One ...
  • Adebowale, Oluwawemimo Oluseun; Adeyemo, Folashade Adefunke; Bankole, Noah; Olasoju, Mary; Adesokan, Hezekiah Kehinde; Fasanmi, Olubunmi; Adeyemo, Olanike; Awoyomi, Olajoju; Fasina, Folorunso Oludayo (MDPI Publishing, 2020-05-20)
    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans has been linked to non-judicious antimicrobial use (AMU) in food animals. To develop antimicrobial stewardship plans (AMSPs) for pig farmers, there is the need to understand the ...
  • Rollin, Halina B.; Channa, Kalavati; Olutola, Bukola Ganiyat; Nogueira, Claudina; Odland, Jon Oyvind (MDPI Publishing, 2020-03-06)
    Aluminium (Al) is a non-essential neurotoxicant and there is limited information regarding exposure to Al in utero. This study sought to evaluate the in utero exposure to Al in urban South African women, its e ects on ...
  • Jacobs, Bertie; Desai, Dawood A; Du Plessis, Lukas (International Research Publication House, 2020)
    The construction of overhead power lines in the EHV (Extra High Voltage) category is a costly exercise. For the erection of the towers that supports the conductors, mobile cranes have become the dominant piece of equipment ...
  • Ledwaba, Solanka Ellen; Becker, Piet J.; Traore-Ho man, Afsatou; Potgieter, Natasha (MDPI Publishing, 2020-08-13)
    BACKGROUND : Young children exhibit a high susceptibility to several diarrhoea-causing bacterial microorganisms. In this study, the prevalence of fecal contamination on children’s toys was determined using total coliform ...
  • Bidassey-Manilal, Shalin; Wright, C.Y. (Caradee); Kapwata, Thandi; Shirinde, Joyce (MDPI Publishing, 2020-07-31)
    Climate models predict that the global average temperature of Earth will rise in the future. Studies show that high classroom temperatures can a ect the ability of the student to learn and function. It is important to ...
  • Manda, Samuel; Haushona, Ndamonaonghenda; Bergquist, Robert (MDPI Publishing, 2020-04-28)
    Spatial analysis has become an increasingly used analytic approach to describe and analyze spatial characteristics of disease burden, but the depth and coverage of its usage for health surveys data in Sub-Saharan Africa ...
  • Hunt, Hugh G.P.; Blumenthal, Ryan; Nixon, Ken J.; Gomes, Chandima (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    While in-depth studies of lightning deaths can be found in the literature, rarely do such investigations they utilize a multidisciplinary approach, analysing both the medical and electrical aspects of a case. Even more ...
  • Curtis, Kate; Brysiewicz, Petra; Shaban, Ramon Z.; Fry, Margaret; Considine, Julie; Acevedo Gamboa, Fanny Esperanza; Holden, Maria; Heyns, Tanya; Peden, Margie (Elsevier, 2020-05)
    Emergency care presentations are increasing exponentially around the world. Timely recognition and treatment of the acutely ill and injured at the appropriate levels of the health system are fundamental to the quality and ...
  • Wilcox, Elizabeth S.; Chimedza, Ida Tsitsi; Mabhele, Simphiwe; Romao, Paulo; Spiegel, Jerry M.; Zungu, Muzimkhulu; Yassi, Annalee (MDPI Publishing, 2020-06-23)
    Ways to address the increasing global health workforce shortage include improving the occupational health and safety of health workers, particularly those in high-risk, low-resource settings. The World Health Organization ...
  • Cadet, Jean-Maurice; Portafaix, Thierry; Bencherif, Hassan; Lamy, Kevin; Brogniez, Colette; Auriol, Frederique; Metzger, Jean-Marc; Boudreault, Louis-Etienne; Wright, C.Y. (Caradee) (MDPI Publishing, 2020-04-21)
    Measurement of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is important for the assessment of potential beneficial and adverse impacts on the biosphere, plants, animals, and humans. Excess solar UVR exposure in humans is associated ...
  • Mudanganyi, Marvelous; Maziriri, Eugine Tafadzwa; Chuchu, Tinashe; Ndoro, T.T. (Tinashe) (Adonis and Abbey Publishers, 2020-09)
    Research on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have led to interest in understanding brand distinctiveness, customers and competition among SMEs. This paper therefore examined the impact of brand orientation as a predictor ...
  • Rukuni, Tarisai Fritz; Maziriri, Eugine Tafadzwa; Chuchu, Tinashe (Elsevier, 2020-10)
    This data article describes raw statistics on occupational health and safety strategies influencing the reduction of coronavirus in South Africa. The purpose of this research was to investigate factors that could potentially ...
  • Maziriri, Eugine Tafadzwa; Rukuni, Tarisai Fritz; Chuchu, Tinashe (Elsevier, 2020-10)
    This article presents raw inferential statistical data that determined the how selected multi-sensory dimensions such as sight, sound and smell would influence consumer attitudes towards quick-service restaurants, restaurant ...
  • Letshaba, Ralebitso Kenneth; Maziriri, Eugine Tafadzwa; Ndoro, T.T. (Tinashe); Chuchu, Tinashe (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2020)
    In this ever-changing business milieu, growth is generally perceived positively for business as it is considered a measure of success and a key driver in the creation of wealth, employment, and economic development. This ...
  • Carbonatto, Charlene Laurence; Du Preez, M.S.E. (University of Stellenbosch, Department of Social Work, 1990-10)
    Please read abstract in the article.
  • Modisane, D.S.; Carbonatto, Charlene Laurence (University of Stellenbosch, Department of Social Work, 2001-06)
    Please read abstract in the article
  • Carbonatto, Charlene Laurence; Du Preez, M.S.E. (Unisa Press, 2001-08)
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