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Crop Production Programme

Research on dormancy, rootstocks and nursery tree quality, growing season climate, reproductive biology, farming technology and irrigation and nutrition.

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Crop Protection Programme

Research on phytosanitary and market access topics, nematology, orchard floor ecology, plant pathology, integrated pest management and precision agriculture.

Post Harvest

Post-Harvest Programme

Research on quality management, physiological defects, storage techniques and packaging and logistics.

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Home to all upcoming and past industry-related Hortgro and Hortgro Science events.

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Polyphagous shot hole borer.
Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

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All things research related.



Fresh Quarterly, Timely Hints, Fresh Notes, Annual Reports and more.

Polyphagous Shot-Hole Borer (PSHB)

Latest research results on polyphagous shot-hole borer beetle and the threat it holds for the deciduous fruit industry in the Western Cape.

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