Barbara Woodward

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Alcoholism is prevalent among psychiatric inpatients, and accurately diagnosing alcohol problems is a critical step in treatment planning. The authors diagnosed alcohol dependence in 35 psychiatric inpatients by blind review of interview protocols and hospital records. They then examined the frequency with which admitting and attending clinicians diagnosed(More)
The aim of this study was to obtain information on the response of cassava(Manihot esculenta Crantz) to root-knot nematode infestation. To achieve this aim, a novel in vitro dual root/nematode culture method was used, where root cultures of several cassava cultivars were inoculated with axenic Meloidogyne javanica eggs. Following an incubation(More)
The genus Zantedeschia, commonly known as the arum or calla lily, is native to Africa. Apart from the more commonly known white Zantedeschia aethiopica there are six other Zantedeschia species in South Africa with flower colours ranging from pink, cream and yellow to maroon. As cut flowers they are very popular all over the world and a multitude of(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the embryogenic potential of floral material of the cassava cultivar MCOL 1505. Macerated immature inflorescences were found to be highly embryogenic, with almost 78% of the explants producing somatic embryos. Somatic embryos were also produced from whole male florets and half florets although at much lower rates. No(More)
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