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Research Report 2014/2015

Annexure I

List of research projects approved in 2014/2015
Title and Researcher Institution
Evaluation of PRF soybean elite lines under South African conditions.
GP de Beer and WF van Wyk
Protein Research Foundation
National soybean cultivar trials.
AS de Beer, N de Klerk, NN Mogapi, HSJ Vermeulen, TC Ramatlotlo and CS Seutlwadi
ARC-Grain Crops Institute
Etiology and population structure of Macrophomina phaseolina (charcoal rot) in sunflower and soybeans in South Africa.
E Jordaan and JE van der Waals
University of Pretoria
Management strategies for soilborne soybean diseases in South Africa.
YT Tewoldemedhin and SC Lamprecht
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
Research on Lecanicillium muscarium as a mycoparasite of the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi.
KS Yobo
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Cultivar evaluation of oil and protein seeds in the winter rainfall area.
PJA Lombard, L Smorenburg and JA Strauss
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Boron needs of canola.
GA Agenbag and E Kempen
Stellenbosch University
Sulphur (S) and Nitrogen (N) canola fertilisation.
GA Agenbag and E Kempen
Stellenbosch University
Evaluation of shortened canola production periods and the use of alternative crops on the sustainability of winter grain production under conservation agricultural practices on the Riversdale flats.
JA Strauss and W Langenhoven
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Promotion of canola as rotation crop within a conservation farming system in the dryland sowing area of the Swartland by means of a producer competition.
IF Slabbert
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Promotion of canola as rotation crop within a conservation farming system in the dry land sowing area of the Southern Cape by means of a producer competition.
JG Loubser
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Development of biocontrol agent for snails in South Africa.
A Pieterse, JL Ross and AP Malan
Stellenbosch University
Development of protein and phosphorous feed ingredients from fish processing waste for the animal feed industry.
N Goosen
Stellenbosch University
Income and cost estimates for soybeans and canola and a few competitive crops.
JSG Joubert and SG Ferreira
Protein Research Foundation and Agriconcept
PRF website.
JSG Joubert, M du Preez and Y Papadimitropoulos
Protein Research Foundation