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.
Crop Protection Technical Assistant
(positioned at Stellenbosch University)
021 882 9164
Staff seconded to Stellenbosch University
- Dr Ken Pringle (5/8 appointment) – Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology
- Dr Shelley Johnson — Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology
Chair in Applied Pre-harvest Deciduous Fruit Research at Stellenbosch University
- Prof Karen Theron
Contract positions funded through research projects
- Laura Allderman – Dormancy projects
- Dr Marelize De Villiers – False Codling Moth projects