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  • Fakude, PM; Erasmus, C; Taylor, JRN (2006-02)
    One of the major problems that affect maize quality is insect infestation of stored products. Currently, this problem is controlled by the use of chemical pesticides. Methyl bromide, the pesticide with the widest application, ...
  • Erasmus, C; Jacobs, A (CSIR, 2008-11)
    As a highly nutritious and inexpensive protein food, chicken eggs are accepted in most cultures. The safety of eggs has become an issue of global concern with the emergence of the pathogen Salmonella enteritidis as a major ...
  • Pelembe, LAM; Erasmus, C; Taylor, JRN (Elsevier Science Ltd, 2002)
    To develop instant high protein porridge, various ratios of sorghum and cowpeas were extruded at 130 and 165 degrees C and a water content of 200 g/kg using a thin-screw extruder. An increased proportion of cowpeas resulted ...
  • Byaruhanga, YB; Erasmus, C; Taylor, JRN; Emmambux, MN (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2007-01)
    Edible films can be produced from kafirin but the diverse food product requirements necessitate modification of the films. To modify their functional properties, kafirin films were cast, with and without plasticizer, from ...
  • Reddy, J; Erasmus, C; Mlotshwa, L; Taylor, J; Dlamini, NR (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    Sorghum, a staple food in Africa, does not contain adequate amounts of provitamin A carotenoids to address the problem of vitamin A deficiency which affects up to 31 million people on the continent1. One attempt to solve ...
  • Erasmus, C; Jacobs, A; Lombard, GE; Van Zyl, PJ; Reddy, JS; Nkomo, N; Timme, EM (2007-01)
    Development of fermentation process for EPA production: The effect of fungal growth conditions on morphology and EPA production. Fungal pellets in submerged culture vary in size, texture and shape: from ellipsoidal ball ...
  • Erasmus, C; Kok, S; Hindley, MP (Elsevier, 2013-05)
    Traditionally primary irradiation creep is introduced into graphite analysis by applying the appropriate amount of creep strain to the model at the initial time-step. This is valid for graphite components that are subjected ...
  • Erasmus, C (Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2009)
    The current status of cereal and vegetable protein and its potential use in aquaculture feeds to replace fish meal is described in order to provide an insight into the challenges facing its use. The key drivers for exploiting ...