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Microbial and physico-chemical quality of groundwater in the North-West Province, South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa), 2011)
More than 80% of the North West Province's (NWP's) rural community solely depend on groundwater for their water needs (Kalule-Sabiti & Heath, 2008). Aquifers are exposed to pollution from anthropogenic activities, yet ...
Phylogenetic and antibiotic resistance variance amongst mastitis causing E. coli : the key to effective control
Environmental pathogens, such as Escherichia coli and Streptococcus uberis, are currently the major cause of mastitis within dairy herds. This leads to severe financial losses, lower production rates and deterioration of ...
Identification of the response pathways of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis to glyphosate and it's major breakdown product Aminomethyl phosphonic acid (AMPA)
(North-West University (South Africa), 2019)
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in non-selective herbicides, and disrupts the shikimate pathway of plants and bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of aromatic amino acids. Application of glyphosate has increased ...