MSc

MSc (Entomology)

O Adekunle  
JS Ashmore  
Xavier Brits Hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) as pollinators of sunflowers in the Waterberg region of Limpopo province, South Africa
Eloise Butcher Chemical communication of drones and foragers of Apis mellifera scutellata (Lepeletier) and the effect of neonicotinoids on foragers’ pheromones
Dylan Dacre Performance of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) when fed different diets and semiochemicals
Johann de Beer Characterising the gut bacterial composition of five dung beetle species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) with different dietary specialisations.
Eileen Engelbrecht Pollination ecology of Lantana camara in South Africa and its relation to honey bees (Apis mellifera)
Frederich Henneke Nutrient content of edible cricket, Acheta domesticus, reared on low-resource diets and addressing microbial contamination
Marizanne Jones Diversity and virulence of entomopathogens of invasive insect pests in South African Eucalyptus plantations
HX Keetse  
KL Langston  
IA Makowe  
Elke Meyer Thermoregulation: The ‘dung’ in dung beetles (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae)
Tania Pogue Physiological correlates of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) lure responses
Dylan Pullock Development of novel monitoring and control tools for citrus psyllids
Nombasa Qangule  
IL Rakubu  
Onkgopotse Seabi Diversity of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) from the South African Highveld and Lowveld and a preliminary assessment of their infection with Wolbachia
Aviwe Simandla Risk analysis of pests of potential quarantine concern on plantation forest trees
Marjorie Tournut Importance of habitat on pheromones and morphology of honey bees (Apis mellifera) in Reunion Island
E van der Merwe  
Arlin Viljoen The impact of artificial light spectra and intensity on the feeding behaviour of Anopheles gambiae
Jacomien Zaayman Molecular and taxonomic revision of the dung beetle genus Scarabaeolus Balthasar, 1965 (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeini)

 

MScAgric (Entomology)

Wisani Chauke Performance of sterile oriental fruit flies irradiated with gamma- and X-rays
Zinhle Dlamini-Gama Influence of water-deficit stress and potato cultivar on host use by Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Ntombizwodwa Luvhimbi Interactions between soil nutrients and tree stress on thrips damage of macadamias in the Levubu region of Limpopo province, South Africa
Shillah Mashava Interactions between soil nutrients and tree stress on thrips damage of avocados in the Levubu region of Limpopo province, South Africa
Thulani Masombuka Metabolic heat generation in larval masses of the black soldier fly Hermetia illucens L. (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) at different stocking rates
Pertunia Moropa Role of developmental plasticity in flight performance of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Msizi Ramaoka Patterns of foraging for protein by fruit fly pests in South African citrus orchards
Samara Singh Performance of sterile African sugarcane borer, Eldana saccharina, irradiated with gamma- and X-rays

 

MSc (Wildlife Management)

TD Baird  
Tracy Basch Assessing Chiroptera species diversity and effect of land use in the Waterberg Mountain Catchment area, Limpopo Province
Isma Kayiza Assessing the use of bats as materials in traditional healing practices in Mitooma District, Western Uganda.
K Smith  
N Tsie  
CM van der Berg  
HM van Lelyveld  

 

MSc (Zoology)

Twané Bester Exploring the influence that monoterpenes have on the dietary choices of elephants
J Bucciarelli  
Marli Burger Determining potential natural and anthropogenic drivers of adrenocortical activity in African clawless otters (Aonyx capensis) by evaluating faecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations
Bianca Coulson The heat dissipation and thermal physiology of forest hornbills
Erin Davis Genetic diversity in free-ranging and captive black-footed cat (Felis nigripes) populations from South Africa
CJ de Lange  
Kayla Denbeigh Genetic diversity of the lion population from Tembe Elephant Park
DC Dobbins  
Kara du Plessis Habituation or sensitisation: Are South African impala (Aepyceros melampus) thriving or just getting by?
Armand Engelbrecht A comparative analysis of stable isotope ratios of historical and recent samples of invasive and indigenous murid rodents (Rodentia: Muridae): Implications for urbanization in Gauteng Province, South Africa
AK Janse van Vuuren  
Candice Lamb Quantification of bioturbation by soil organisms in African savannas
N Liddle  
Otto Makola Torpor in songbirds and the evolution of avian heterothermy
Jessica Muller How weaver nest architecture influences the interior microclimate and female choice
Kayla Rae Osburn Determining alteration in faecal glucocorticoid metabolites concentrations post-defaecation across multiple species groupings based on fedding mechanisms
DK Paynee  
Claire Peinke Distinguishing size and colour: Do African elephants use visual cues while foraging?
EP Pieterse  
Keaton Rea Evaluating the phylogeographical structure and haemoparasitic infection status of the Common Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) in Southern Africa
Courtney Robertson The ecological role of spotted (Crocuta crocuta) and brown (Parahyaena brunnea) hyaena latrines in environmental cycling of macro-nutrients
MH Seete  
JC Short  
Loraine Shuttleworth A new insight into southern right whale reproduction via baleen endocrine and staple isotope analysis
Biance Teseling Mammalian herbivore resting behaviour under varying degrees of predation risk.
Caitlin van der Merwe The at-sea behaviour of intermittently breeding adult female southern elephant seals from Marion Island
Monique van Dyk The kidney morphology and urine concentrating ability of mole-rat species across a social spectrum and aridity gradient
Vanessa van Meer The role of cryptic Mastomys species in encephalomyocarditis (EMC) virus epidemiology: insights from molecules and modelling
Meghan van Zyl  
Kyra Wallace  
Joshua Webber The flexibility of the circadian systems of vlei rat (Otomys auratus) to environmental changes
JRD Whyte  

 

- Author C. Weldon
Published by Christopher Weldon

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2022. All rights reserved.

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

To contact the University during the COVID-19 lockdown, please send an email to [email protected]

Click here for frequently asked questions for first year UP students

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences