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Zimbabwiese student beste in hortologie

Deon Kirstein, ‘n boorling van Zimbabwe, is aangewys as die beste voorgraadse student in hortologie aan die Universiteit van Stellenbosch. Hy het die Prof. Daan Strydom/HORTGRO Science-kontantprys ontvang tydens die onlangse HORTGRO Science tegniese simposium in Simondium.
Volgens dr. Lynn Hoffman, voorsitter van die US Departement Hortologie, is Deon nie net ‘n akademiese uitblinker nie, […]

By |July 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

Solutions in Nature

“Future gains in orchard productivity and production efficiency will require profound advances to the practical control of flowering, fruiting and crop load control in apple orchards,” this was the message from Dr Stuart Tustin, from the New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Limited.
“Setting the crop load is the most critical element of orchard […]

By |July 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

Visionary leadership needed

A lack of moral and ethical leadership stands at the core of what is wrong in the dysfunctional South African society – from the political and the corporate sphere to family life and the religious sector. Mediocrity is becoming institutionalised in schools, stealing is becoming normative and our society is still deeply divided. “Check […]

By |July 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

‘Science Fusion’ Needed

“In a world where one in eight people are suffering from chronic undernourishment while an estimated 1.3 trillion tonnes of food is lost annually – it is clear that food waste and food loss are hot potatoes for everyone involved in the fresh produce industry.”
“This has a significant impact on the future of postharvest […]

By |May 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments|

Wiehann word Prof!

Beste Professor!

Dr. Wiehann Steyn, wat die afgelope drie jaar HORTGRO Science se gewasproduksie-bestuurder is, het onlangs nog ‘n titel bygekry – hy is as buitengewone mede-professor aangewys by die Departement Hortologie van die Universiteit van Stellenbosch.

Ons het dié keer vir Wiehann onder die mikroskoop geplaas.

1. Jy is onlangs mede-professor gemaak – is dit ‘n […]

By |May 16th, 2014|News|0 Comments|
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