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Adamson, Deborah Jane (1993) An investigation into the potential immunogenicity of various extracts of the South African bont tick Amblyomma hebraeum. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Barber-James, Helen Margaret (2010) Systematics, morphology, phylogeny and historical biogeography of the Mayfly family Prosopistomatidae (Ephemeroptera: Insecta) of the world. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Bellingan, Terence Andrew (2010) The diversity of aquatic insects in the Tsitsikamma region, with implications for aquatic ecosystem conservation. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Baars, Jan-Robert (2002) Biological control initiatives against Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae) in South Africa : an assessment of the present status of the programme, and an evaluation of Coelocephalapion camarae Kissinger (Coleoptera: Brentidae) and Falconia intermedia (Distant) (Heteroptera: Miridae), two new candidate natural enemies for release on the weed. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Baldanzi, S. and McQuaid, C.D. and Cannicci, S. and Porri, F. (2013) Environmental Domains and Range-Limiting Mechanisms: Testing the Abundant Centre Hypothesis Using Southern African Sandhoppers. PLoS ONE, 8 (1). e54598. ISSN 1932-6203

Binder, Markus (2000) An evaluation of recirculating artificial stream designs for acute toxicity testing using two South African Ephemeroptera species exposed to sodium sulphate. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Bownes, Angela (2002) The structure of ant communities and their impact on soil-pupating pests in citrus orchards in the Grahamstown area of the Eastern Cape. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Crous, Kendall Lauren (2010) Brood cycles in queenless colonies of Apis mellifera capensis. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Coombs, G. and Dold, A.P. and Brassine, E.I. and Peter, C.I. (2012) Large pollen loads of a South African asclepiad do not interfere with the foraging behaviour or efficiency of pollinating honey bees. Naturwissenschaften, 9 (7). pp. 545-552. ISSN 0028-1042

Coombs, G. and Peter, C.I. (2010) The invasive ‘mothcatcher’ (Araujia sericifera Brot.; Asclepiadoideae) co-opts native honeybees as its primary pollinator in South Africa. AoB PLANTS, plq021 . ISSN 2041-2851

Coombs, G. and Peter, C.I. and Johnson, S.D. (2009) A test for Allee effects in the self-incompatible wasp-pollinated milkweed Gomphocarpus physocarpus. Austral Ecology, 34 (6). pp. 688-697. ISSN 1442-9985

Cox, Dermot (1995) Characterisation of the genome of Nudaurelia Omega Virus. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Goble, Tarryn Anne (2009) Investigation of entomopathogenic fungi for control of false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotrata, Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata and Natal fruit fly, C. rosa in South African citrus. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Gess, Sarah Kathleen (1992) Ecology and natural history of the Masarid wasps of the world with an assessment of their role as pollinators in southern Africa (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea : Masaridae). PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Gilbert, Martin Jeffray (1993) The ecology of the South African citrus thrips, Scirtothrips aurantii Faure and its economic implications. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Gordon, Antony John (1993) The biological control of Hakea sericea Schrader by the Hakea seed-moth, Carposina autologa Meyrick, in South Africa. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Hepburn, H.R. and Villet, M.H. and Jones, G and Carter, A and Simon, V and Coetzer, W. (1993) Winter absconding as a dispersal mechanism of the Cape honeybee. South African Journal of Science, 89 . pp. 294-296. ISSN 0038-2353

Heshula, Unathi-Nkosi Lelethu Peter (2009) Induced plant responses of different Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae) varieties to herbivory by Falconia intermedia (distant) (Hemiptera: Miridae). PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Haddad, N. and Fuchs, S and Hepburn, H.R. and Radloff, S.E. (2009) Apis florea in Jordan: source of the founder population. Apidologie, 40 (4). pp. 508-512. ISSN 0044-8435

Hill, Martin Patrick (1995) Evaluation of Gratiana spadicea (Klug, 1829) and Metriona elatior (Klug, 1829) (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) for the biological control of sticky nightshade Solanum sisymbriifolium Lamarck (Solanaceae) in South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.


Jones, Georgina Elizabeth (2001) The mandibular gland secretions of the Cape honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis ESCH.) : factors affecting the production of the chemical signal and implications for further development of beekeeping in South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Jimoh, Mahboob Adekilekun (2012) Comparative study of the feeding damage caused by the South African biotypes of the Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia Kurdjumov) on resistant and non-resistant lines of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Johnson, S.D. and Griffiths, M.E. and Peter, C.I. and Lawes, M.J. (2009) Pollinators, “mustard oil” volatiles, and fruit production in flowers of the dioecious tree Drypetes natalensis (Putranjivaceae). American journal of botany, 96 (11). pp. 2080-2086. ISSN 0002-9122

Johnson, S.D. and Peter, C.I. and Nilsson, L.A. and Agren, J. (2003) Pollination success in a deceptive orchid is enhanced by co-occurring rewarding magnet plants. Ecology, 84 (11). pp. 2919-2927. ISSN 0012-9658


Kuria, K.S. and Villet, M.H. and Palmer, T and Stanton, M (2010) A comparison of two sampling methods for surveying mammalian herbivore impacts on beetle communities in the canopy of Acacia drepanolobium in Kenya. African Entomology, 18 . pp. 87-98. ISSN 1021-3589

Kirk-Spriggs, Ashley Howard (2012) A systematic revision of selected genera of afrotropical curtonotidae (Diptera: schizophora: ephydroidea) - A phylogenetic approach. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.


Lloyd, Gerry Trevor (1993) Ultrastructural development in the corpus allatum of the adult worker honey bee. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Mkize, N. (2009) Insect pests of cultivated and wild olives, and some of their natural enemies, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Midgley, J. M. and Villet, M.H. (2009) Effect of the killing method on post-mortem change in length of larvae of Thanatophilus micans (Fabricius, 1794) (Coleoptera: Silphidae) stored in 70% ethanol. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 123 (2). pp. 103-108. ISSN 0937-9827

Mosiane, Morake Samuel (2002) Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), and other insects of Canola, Brassica napus L., in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Marlin, Danica (2010) The role of the mite Orthogalumna terebrantis in the biological control programme for water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, in South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Mkize, N. and Villet, M.H. and Robertson, M.P. (2003) IsiXhosa insect names from the Eastern Cape, South Africa. African Entomology (11). pp. 261-276. ISSN 1021-3589

Mosiane, SM and Kfir, R and Villet, M.H. (2003) Seasonal phenology of the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), and its parasitoids on canola, Brassica napus (L.), in Gauteng province, South Africa. African Entomology, 11 (2). pp. 277-285. ISSN 1021-3589

Midgley, J. M. and Hill, M.P. and Villet, M.H. (2008) Baited traps may be an alternative to conventional pesticides in the integrated crop management of chicory (Compositae) in South Africa. Journal of Economic Entomology, 101 (1). pp. 99-106. ISSN 0022-0493

Midgley, J. M. and Collett, I. J. and Villet, M.H. (2012) The distribution, habitat, diet and forensic significance of the scarab Frankenbergerius forcipatus (Harold, 1881) (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae). African Invertebrates, 53 (2). pp. 745-749. ISSN 16185556

Moore, G.R. and Hill, M.P. (2012) A quantitative post-release evaluation of biological control of water lettuce, Pistia stratiotes L. (Araceae) by the weevil Neohydronomus affinis Hustache (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) at Cape Recife Nature Reserve, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. African Entomology, 20 (2). pp. 380-385. ISSN 1021-3589

Moore, Sean Douglas (1993) The biology of a facultative hyperparasitoid, Tetrastichus Howardi Olliff (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), and its potential as a biocontrol agent of lepidopterous stem borers. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Moore, Sean Douglas (2003) The development and evaluation of Cryptophlebia Leucotreta granulovirus (CrleGV) as a biological control agent for the management of false codling moth, Cryptophlebia Leucotreta, on citrus. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Muerrle, Thomas Martin (2008) Queens, pseudoqueens and laying workers : reproductive competition in the Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis Eschscholtz). PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Muller, W.J. (1993) Wax secretion in the Cape honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis esch.) in relation to juvenile hormone and age polyethism. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Muwanga-Zake, Johnnie Wycliffe Frank (1995) Insect herbivores associated with Senecio pterophorus and Senecio inaequidens at Butterworth, South Africa. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Nurton, Jane Patricia (1993) An investigation of Borrelia burgdorferi in South Africa. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Opoku-Debrah, John Kwadwo (2011) Studies on existing and new isolates of Cryptophlebia leucotreta granulovirus (CrleGV) on Thaumatotibia leucotreta populations from a range of geographic regions in South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.


Pereira-da-Conceicoa, L.L. and Price, B.W. and Barber-James, Helen Margaret and Barker, N.P. and de Moor, F.C. and Villet, M.H. (2012) Cryptic variation in an ecological indicator organism: mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data confirm distinct lineages of Baetis harrisoni Barnard (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) in southern Africa. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12 (26). ISSN 1471-2148

Peter, C.I. and Johnson, S.D. (2008) Mimics and magnets: The importance of color and ecological facilitation in floral deception. Ecology, 89 (6). pp. 1583-1595. ISSN 0012-9658

Price, B.W. (2010) Historical biogeography of the tribe Platypleurini Schmidt, 1918 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) with a focus on Southern Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.


Radloff, S.E. and Hepburn, H.R. and Villet, M.H. (1997) The honeybees, Apis mellifera Linnaeus (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of woodland savanna of southeastern Africa. African Entomology, 5 (1). pp. 18-27. ISSN 1021-3589

Radloff, S.E. (1997) Multivariate analysis of selected honeybee populations in Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Reece, Sacha Louise (2000) The mandibular gland secretions and ovarial development of worker honeybees (Apis Mellifera) in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Robertson, Hamish Gibson (1985) The ecology of Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera : phycitidae) in relation to its effectiveness as a biological control agent of prickly pear and jointed cactus in South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Ross, Sally Jane (1994) The phytophagous insect community on the Veld Fig, Ficus Burtt-Davyi Hutch. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Smith, T.J. and Petty, G. and Villet, M.H. (1995) Description and identification of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) attacking pineapple crops in South Africa. African Entomology, 3 . pp. 153-166. ISSN 1021-3589


Tan, K. and Yang, Ming-Xian and Li, H. and Zhang, Z-L. and Radloff, S.E. and Hepburn, H.R. (2012) Cooperative wasp-killing by mixed-species colonies of honeybees, Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. Apidologie, 43 (2). pp. 195-200. ISSN 0044-8435

Tan, K. and Yang, Ming-Xian and Radloff, S.E. and Yu, Y. and Pirk, C.W.W. and Hepburn, H.R. (2009) Intra- and interspecific brood recognition in pure and mixed-species honeybee colonies, Apis cerana and A. mellifera. Apidologie, 40 (2). pp. 184-191. ISSN 0044-8435

Tomasicchio,, Michele (2007) Assembly of Omegatetravirus virus-like particles in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Tribe, Geoffrey Darryl (1992) Phenology of the important coleopterous pests of pine forests in the Western Cape, South Africa. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.


Villet, M.H. (1999) On two species of Paectira Karsch (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) from Kenya. African Entomology, 7 . pp. 151-153. ISSN 1021-3589

Vincent, Stephanie Louise (1992) Polymorphism and fighting in male fig wasps. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Von Maltitz, Emil Friedrich (1992) The status of the American bollworm, Heliothis armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae), on sunflower in the central Transvaal. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Walter, Cheryl Tracy (2008) Establishing experimental systems for studying the replication biology of Providence virus. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Weyl, Philip Sebastian Richard (2011) “Is more, less?” : Insect – insect interactions in a biological control context using water hyacinth as a model. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

Whiffler, Lynne Anne (1992) The role of the queen in wax secretion and comb building in the Cape honeybee, Aps mellifera capensis (Escholtz). PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Williams, Margaret Lluttrell (1997) Macroinvertebrate community and species responses to chlorinated sewage effluent in the Umsunduze and Umbilo rivers, Kwa Zulu-Natal, South Africa. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.


Zachariades, Costas (1995) Complex interactions involving the Cape fig, Ficus sur Forsskal, and its associated insects. PhD thesis, Rhodes University.

Zokufa, T.S. (2001) Tolerance of selected riverine indigenous macroinvertebrates from the Sabie River (Mpumalanga), and Buffalo River (Eastern Cape) to complex saline kraft and textile effluents. Masters thesis, Rhodes University.

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