MSc

MSc in Entomology

Miss Eloise Butcher Identifying the chemical cues used by drones of Apis mellifera
Mr Ruben Cruywagen Investigating how short-term adaptation alters the evolutionary fate of populations
Mrs Zinhle Dlamini-Gama Influence of water-deficit stress and potato cultivar on Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera)
Ms Eileen Engelbrecht  
Miss Mmatlala Dorothy Koka Annual cycle and morphology of lice parasitizing two sympatric small mammals (Micaelamys namaquensis and Elephantulus myurus)
Miss Takalani Makhanthisa Effectiveness of selected cattle-administered endectocides to reduce malaria-vector mosquitoes
Miss Idea Makowe  
Miss Minah Molomo Influence of abiotic and biotic mortality factors on the African citrus psyllid
Miss Pertunia Moropa Effect of development in different host fruit on adult body condition, wing morphology and flight of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis
Mr Alex Nepomuceno Predicting the phylogeny of Scarabaeini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) using cuticular hydrocarbon profiles and gland morphology
Mr Siphephelo Phungula Environmental determinants of the abundance of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Miss Onkgopotse Seabi Incidence of Wolbachia in tephritid fruit flies from the South African Highveld and Lowveld against a backdrop of fly diversity

MSc in Wildlife Management

Ms Elsabetta Carlin  
Ms Wei Mengjing  
Mr Frans Reyneke  
Miss Monique Shanahan Variation in abundance and body condition of the Meletse bat assemblage, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Mr Kyle Smith  
Ms Emma Swartz  
Miss Nairobi Tsie Interactions between burrowing mammals and predators

MSc in Zoology

Ms Twané Bester Exploring the influence that monoterpenes have on the dietary choices of elephants
Miss Arantxa Blecher Developing a novel technique for monitoring reproductive patterns in the scales of the Ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii), using their scales as a hormone matrix
Miss Lee-Anne Botha Risk analysis of invasive freshwater crayfish for South Africa
Miss Elmé Brand Investigating the phylogeography and venom composition of rinkhals, Hemachatus haemachatus (Elapidae), across South Africa
Mr Bruce Crossey An assessment of diet and physiological stress in captive and free-ranging African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) from southern Africa
Mr Andries Janse van Vuuren  
Miss Emma Jepsen Physiological stress and diet determination in captive and free-roaming tigers (Panthera tigris) in South Africa
Miss Candice Lamb Quantification of bioturbation by soil organisms in savannas
Mr Mathome Makola Torpor in songbirds and the evolution of avian heterothermy
Miss Lindelani Makuya An assessment of the environmental influence and socio-economic impacts of Rattus species in urban areas in Gauteng Province, South Africa
Miss Keamogetswe Maswanganyi  
Miss Tasha Oosthuizen Effects of animal personality and satiation on foraging decisions of the Namaqua rock mouse (Micaelamys namaquensis) under threat of predation and intraspecific competition
Mr Tenzin Phillips The evaluation of photogrammetric software, hardware and capture protocols in the 3D modelling of animal tracks
Dr Liezl Pretorius  
Mr Gordon Ringani Stable isotope analysis of invasive Rattus congenerics in Gauteng Province, South Africa
Ms Jessica Roberts Thermoregulation and microhabitata use by dune larks in the Namib Sand Sea
Mr Yinhla Shihlomule  
Ms Terriann Thavar  
Mr Gideon van den Berg  
Ms Linda van den Heever Effects of lead toxicosis in South Africa’s bird species
Miss Monique van Dyke The home range, daily and seasonal field metabolic rate and energy expenditure of the Aardvark (Orycteropus afer) in the Waterberg of South Africa
Mr Barry van Jaarsveld Thermoregulatory adaptations to tree cavity microclimates in endotherms living in a hot desert

 

- Author C. Weldon
Published by Christopher Weldon

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