Hough, D., Swart, P. & Cloete, S., 2013. Exploration of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis to Improve Animal Welfare by Means of Genetic Selection: Lessons from the South African Merino. Animals 3(2): 442 – 474.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Zishiri, O.T., Cloete, S.W.P., Olivier, J.J. & Dzama, K., 2013. Genetic parameters for growth, reproduction and fitness traits in the South African Dorper sheep breed. Small Ruminant Research 112(1): 39 – 48.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Burger, A., Hoffman, L.C., Cloete, J.J.E., Muller, M. & Cloete, S.W.P., 2013. Carcass composition of Namaqua Afrikaner, Dorper and SA Mutton Merino ram lambs reared under extensive conditions. South African Journal of Animal Science 43(5): S27 – S32. (Peer-reviewed paper: Proc. 45th Congress of the South African Society for Animal Science)

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Bonato, M., Malecki, I.A., Wang, M.D. & Cloete, S.W.P., 2013. Extensive human presence at an early age of ostriches improves the docility of birds at a later stage of life. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 148(3): 232 – 239.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Bonato, M., Evans, M.R., Hasselquist, D., Sherley, R.B., Cloete, S.W.P. & Cherry., M.I., 2013. Ostrich chick humoral immune responses and growth rate are predicted by parental immune responses and paternal colouration. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67(12): 1891 – 1901.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Cloete, J.J.E., Cloete, S.W.P., Scholtz, A.J. & Matthee, S., 2013b. The effect of breed, ewe age and season on tick counts of indigenous and commercial sheep in South Africa. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 20: 187 – 190.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Cloete, J.J.E., Cloete, S.W.P., Scholtz, A.J. & Hoffman, L.C., 2013a. Behaviour response of Namaqua Afrikaner, Dorper and South African Mutton Merino lambs towards humans. South African Journal of Animal Science 43(5): S116 – S120.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Scholtz, A.J., Cloete, S.W.P., van Wyk, J.B. & du Toit, E., 2013. Genetic analysis of absence of breech strike and breech strike indicator traits in South African Merino Sheep. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 20: 459 – 462.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

NAIDOO, P., CLOETE S.W.P & DZOMBA, E.F. 2013. Inbreeding and pedigree analysis of the Elsenburg Merino flock. Proceedings of the 46th conference of the South African Society for Animal Science. 

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

CLOETE, S.W.P., CLOETE, J.J.E., HOUGH, D., NAIDOO, P., OLIVIER, J.J., SANDENBERGH, L., SCHOLTZ, A.J. &. VAN WYK, J.B. ’The high line’ - continuous selection for the best. Cape Wools 9th World Merino Conference, 2014.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

SAAYMAN, N. & BOTHA, J.C. 2013. Germination success of over-sown indigenous species following different restoration methods in the Cederberg Mountains, South Africa – Preliminary results. Poster presented at 48th annual GSSA Congress, 15-19 July 2013, 

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

SAAYMAN, N. 2013. Izikhokelo ezisisi seko zokuphucula amadlelo. Infopak - UPhando neeNkonzo zoPhuhliso
lwezobuChwepheshe, ISebe lezoLimo leNtshona Koloni.

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

SAAYMAN, N. 2013. Basiese riglyne vir veldverbetering. Infopak - Navorsing en Tegnologie Ontwikkelingsdienste, Wes-Kaapse Departement van Landbou

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

SAAYMAN, N., MORRIS, C. & BOTHA, J.C. 2013. Key indicators to monitor trends in veld condition in Lambert’s Bay Strandveld. Paper presented at 28th Arid Zone Ecology Forum, 2-5 Sept 2013, McGregor Museum, Kimberley.

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

SAAYMAN, N. 2013. Basic guidelines for veld improvement. Infopak - Research and Tecnology Development Service, Western Cape Department of Agriculture.

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

JORGENSEN, P. (Ed.) (2013) Scientific poster compilation: Outeniqua Research Farm. Western Cape Department of Agriculture. ISBN: 9780992222024.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

JORGENSEN, P. (Ed.) (2013) Research Article compilation: Outeniqua Research Farm. Western Cape Department of Agriculture. ISBN: 9780992222000.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

JORGENSEN, P. (Ed). (2013) Outeniqua Research Farm 60 years of excellence: A snapshot of research (1953-2013). Western Cape Department of Agriculture. ISBN: 9780620585361.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Jorgensen, P & Scholtz, A.J. (Eds.) (2014) Research Project Summaries – Ostriches 2012/13. Directorate: Animal Sciences, Western Cape Department of Agriculture. ISBN 9780992188863.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Hoffman, L.C., Brand, M.M., Cloete, S.W.P. & Muller, M., 2012. The fatty acid composition of muscles and fat depots of ostriches as influenced by genotype. South African Journal of Animal Science 42(3): 256 – 265.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

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