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.
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Science Team

Hugh Campbell
Hugh Campbell
General Manager
021 870 2945
Wiehann Steyn
Prof Wiehann Steyn
Assistant General Manager, Crop Production and Post-Harvest Programme Manager
021 870 2948
Matthew Addison
Matthew Addison
Crop Protection Programme Manager
021 870 2953
Anita van Staden
Research Administrator
079 509 8651
Thea van Zyl
Events Coordinator
021 870 2900
Elise Marie
Elise-Marie Steenkamp
Group Communications Manager
021 870 2950
Marno 2
Marno van der Westhuizen
Research Implementation Manager
021 870 2900
Grethe Bestbier
021 870 2900
Terence Asia
Crop Protection Technical Assistant

(positioned at Stellenbosch University)

021 882 9164
Laura Allderman
Dormancy Researcher

Staff seconded to Stellenbosch University

Dr Xolani Siboza
Department of Horticultural Science
Dr Marelize de Villiers
False Codling Moth projects
Dr Shelley Johnson
Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology

Chair in Applied Pre-harvest Deciduous Fruit Research at Stellenbosch University

Prof Karen Theron
Chair in Applied Pre-harvest Deciduous Fruit Research at Stellenbosch University