Welcome to Boloka, the open access Institutional Repository of the North-West University (NWU-IR). This is a digital archive that collects, preserves and distributes research material created by members of the NWU.
The aim of the NWU-IR is to increase the visibility, availability and impact of the research output of the North-West University through Open Access, search engine indexing and harvesting by several initiatives.
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(North-West University (South Africa), 2022)The importance of human capital, as a key economic variable that promotes growth, has long been a controversial topic, hampered in part by the lack of its empirical evidence in developing countries such as South Africa. ...
Genomic exploration of Bacillus thuringiensis MORWBS1.1 - candidate biocontrol agent,predicts genes for biosynthesis of zwittermicin, 4,5-DOPA dioxygenase extradiol, and quercetin 2,3-dioxygenase (American Phytopathological Society, 2021)Many strains fromBacillus thuringiensisare known for theirgenomic robustness and antimicrobial potentials. As a result, thequest for their biotechnological applications, especially in theagroindustry (e.g., as biopesticides), ...
Performance evaluation of cascaded latent heat storage systems for domestic medium temperature applications (North-West University (South Africa), 2020)The charging and discharging thermal performances of three packed bed cascaded latent heat thermal energy storage (LHTES) systems for medium temperature applications are experimentally evaluated and compared to a single ...
Explaining how young adults living with Williams syndrome learn life skills through music : a case study (North-West University (South Africa), 2020)This study was motivated by the fact that young adults living with Williams syndrome in South Africa do not have access to post-secondary institutions capable of addressing their distinctive educational needs. I was further ...