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Maize Yield Forcasting in Malawi Using Satellite Data and a Soil Water Balance Modelling Aproach.
The potential of using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and the AgroMetShell (AMS) to forecast and estimate maize yield at Rural Development Project (RDP) level in Malawi was investigated. NDVI is derived from ...
Effect of reduced feeding allowances on the nitrogen retention and growth of indigenous pigs
The effect of reduced feeding allowances for pigs was investigated in two trials. Trial 1 was aimed at evaluating the effect of graded levels of energy on the nitrogen balance and growth performance of Mukota pigs. Graded ...
(University of Zimbabwe,College of Health Sciences, 1986-02)
Salmonellosis is one of the commonest endemic diseases in Tropical Africa. Furthermore, typhoid fever is a disease that is unique to man with no other animal species acquiring an illness similar to man even after oral ...
Weed management options for cotton-maize systems
Organochlorine pesticide residues in Mothers’ milk; evaluation of possible Drug interaction in humans
The aim of the study was to investigate exposure levels of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) in mother’s milk and in selected staple foods. The study also aimed to evaluated effects of 1,1,1-trochloro-2-bis-(4-chlorophenyl)ethane ...
MANETS/VANETS in AutomobileSystems: A Simulative Study into how Mobile Ad-hoc Networks can be used in Traffic Control Systems
This thesis describes the modeling and implementation of an advanced traffic signal control system within a simulation environment, thus creating a laboratory for the evaluation of advanced traffic control strategies ...
Knowledge Management System Generic models and architectures: Enhancing uniformity and interoperability of Knowledge Management Systems
Despite Knowledge Management becoming important in creating a competitive advantage for organizations, the use of technology in the area has been haphazard partly due to a scarcity of technological models and architectures. ...
The Internal Effective Stress-strain Behaviour of an Unsaturated Expansive soil.
Following a critical review of the conceptual and laboratory studies on expansive soil behaviour, it is shown that the current understanding of unsaturated expansive soil behaviour is not consistent. In the main, the ...
The impact of production techniques on the competitiveness of the pharmaceutical manufacturing firms in Zimbabwe
The purpose of the study was to assess the effect of current production techniques on the competitiveness of pharmaceutical firms and pharmaceutical products in Zimbabwe and suggest ways in which these can be improved ...
Use of packed red cells in a major hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1999)
Objectives: To document the current pattern of packed red cell (PC) usage and the crossmatch to transfusion ratio (C/T ratio) in a major city teaching hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. Design: Restropective, (audit). Setting: ...