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NEMLAB
nemlabNematodes occur both in the soil and roots. Nemlab is a diagnostic laboratory that specializes in the routine analysis of soil and root material. The aim of an analysis is to extract the nematodes from the soil and roots, to identify and count these nematodes and then to make a recommendation.
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CONFRONTING CLIMATE CHANGE
confronting_climate_changeClimate change is predicted to directly impact South Africa’s mean annual temperature and rainfall ranges, influencing pest and disease distributions, flowering and fruiting seasons, and ground water resources. Climate change also impacts indirectly, through the growing awareness amongst consumers and the corresponding demand for carbon-efficient business processes. The agricultural sector is a large source of greenhouse gases (GHGs) through activities such as land-use change, agrochemical application and fossil fuel use. In addition, South Africa’s energy supply is large coal-based, and this means that when compared to our competitive agricultural exporting nations which utilize more renewable energy sources, our carbon footprint for is large.
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HORTGRO
Hortgro_Logo_cs4_Large_format-printHORTGRO, the horticultural knowledge group, is an umbrella communication platform for a number of horticultural sectors. It co-ordinates many activities to ensure unity with focus on markets (demand), production (supply) and a range of cross-cutting industry functions, such as land reform, training and communication.
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WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT of AGRICULTURE
logoThe Western Cape Department of Agriculture provides a wide range of development, research and support services to the agricultural community in the Western Cape. The agricultural sector stimulates economic growth in the province and plays a major role in creating sustainable job opportunities.
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SOUTH AFRICAN FRUIT JOURNAL
The SA Fruit Journal/Vrugte Joernaal is a bilingual, bi-monthly magazine aimed at the fruit industry and published by SA Fruit Journal (Pty)Ltd. The magazine’s main purpose is to give its readers current market news and inform them through in-depth articles.  We publish popular as well as scientific articles about agricultural services and service providers, product news and innovation, agricultural training, Government, international news, market news and exports.
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SA ORCHARD TRAINING VIDEOS
HORTGRO has launched a series of training videos aimed at the Deciduous Fruit Farming Community. These videos cover all the best-known practices to help you grow an amazing orchard. Now in Xhosa and Afrikaans!
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WORLD APPLE AND PEAR ASSOCIATION

logoWAPAWAPA is an industry body established in 2001 representing major apple and pear producing countries globally.The Association provides a forum for discussion and pools members to provide a louder voice for the sectors. All work undertaken is to improve producing countries´ business activities and increase demand for apples and pears, whilst ensuring a fair return for producers.To achieve these common goals, WAPA holds regular meetings and carries out a range of diverse projects, market analyses and initiatives to allow members to react to changing market trends.

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THE GOOD FRUIT GROWER
logoThe American magazine for all serious growers of fruit and traditional orchardists.
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FRUIT SOUTH AFRICA

fsa_logo2 Fruit South Africa (FSA) is a non-profit organisation formed by the Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa (CGA); HORTGRO (representing pome and stone fruit); South African Table Grape Industry (SATI); SUBTROP (representing the avocado, litchi, mango and macadamia industries) and the Fresh Produce Exporters’ Forum (FPEF) to address common issues in relation to all aspects of the fruit industry of South Africa.

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