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    Thrips control: Culmination of a 34 year career for Dr Allsopp

Thrips control: Culmination of a 34 year career for Dr Allsopp

As one enters Dr Elleunorah Allsopp’s office one enters a space which manages to find a balance between a busy energy and a systematic neatness.

She is on the phone speaking to a farmer or it could be a fellow researcher, and I can make out that the person on the other end is describing […]

By |March 14th, 2017|News, Research|0 Comments|

Kobus van der Merwe groet na 45 jaar!

45 jaar later…. Kobus van der Merwe groet.
As ‘n jong wetenskaplike het Kobus van der Merwe homself in 1970 tuisgemaak by die Landbounavorsingsraad.

Vandag 45 jaar later is dit tyd om die tuig neer te lê en die leisels aan die baie bekwame Anel Botes te oorhandig. Kobus het oor verskeie dekades stoere werk vir […]


Chris Smith, the ARC’s acting research team manager, gives his impression of the fruit exhibitions that were held at the ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij this season and the value that it brings to the industry.

Watch Chris here: http://youtu.be/HxyzQG230fY

By |February 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Managing apple replant disease: the effect of biological soil amendments on tree performance

Apple replant disease (ARD) is a disorder associated with the poor growth of young apple trees planted on sites where apples were planted previously. It is a major impediment in establishing an economically viable apple industry and an increasingly important problem due to limited availability of suitable virgin soil sites. The problem is exacerbated […]

ONE STOP SHOP – seventh fruit exhibition

The seventh fruit exhibition for promising new fruit varieties for the 2014/2015 season was held on Friday at the ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij, Stellenbosch. What is the value of the exhibition and what do industry players think about it? Read more here:  A one stop shop for new South African varieties

By |February 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments|


Dis weer sulke tyd by Infruitec-Nietvoorbij – wanneer telers hulle nuwe steenvrugtekultivars bekendstel. Kyk hoe Jannie de Klerk, van die LNR, in ‘n perske byt en hom beoordeel.

By |November 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments|
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