HORTGRO Welcome to science The Research Engine of the South African deciduous fruit farming industry
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Hortgro Science is the research engine of the South African deciduous fruit farming industry.

The research that we fund focuses on generating new knowledge, technologies or practices that are required to mitigate, avoid or overcome threats and risks and to exploit opportunities.
Our primary objective is to keep South African pome and stone fruit growers internationally competitive and Economically sustainable.
Sapphire Plum

Hortgro Science is the research engine of the South African deciduous fruit farming industry.

The research that we fund focuses on generating new knowledge, technologies or practices that are required to mitigate, avoid or overcome threats and risks and to exploit opportunities.
Our primary objective is to keep South African pome and stone fruit growers internationally competitive and Economically sustainable.

Stone Fruit App

Hortgro’s easy to use stone fruit app offers postharvest information, down to different fruit types and cultivars – all in one place. Learn about different internal disorders, decay types, causes, and remedies as well as different post-harvest fungicide protocols.

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Stone Fruit App

Hortgro’s easy to use stone fruit app offers postharvest information, down to different fruit types and cultivars – all in one place. Learn about different internal disorders, decay types, causes, and remedies as well as different post-harvest fungicide protocols.

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Hortgro YouTube

Watch our SA Orchard Training Videos in English, Afrikaans, or Xhosa. Learn about general irrigation, pruning, soil preparation, fertilization, harvesting, and more.

Hortgro YouTube

Watch our SA Orchard Training Videos in English, Afrikaans, or Xhosa. Learn about general irrigation, pruning, soil preparation, fertilization, harvesting, and more.

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