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Research Report 2017/2018

Annexure I: List of approved projects in 2017/2018

Project title Researcher Institution
Evaluation of PRF soybean elite lines under South African conditions. GP De Beer and WF van Wyk Protein Research Foundation
Studies on Lecanicillium muscarium as a microparasite of the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi, and its use as a biocontrol agent against soybean rust. KS Yobo University of KwaZulu-Natal
Chemical manipulation of vegetative growth, reproductive development and grain yield in canola. GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
Nitrogen topdressings in canola: time of application and rates. GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
Grain Yield competition for canola 2017. GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
Canola Technology transfer. GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
An evaluation of continuous cash crop production (including small grains, canola and other alternative broadleaf crops) under conservation agriculture principles on the high potential soils of the Riversdale flats. JA Strauss Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Development and evaluation of protein and phosphorous feed ingredients from fish processing by-products. N Goosen Stellenbosch University
Management strategies for soilborne soybean diseases in South Africa. YT Tewoldemedhin and SC Lamprecht ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
Performance of a dual disc and tine planter, soil quality, residue management and rate of nitrogen placement with seed for canola production. PA Swanepoel, PJG le Roux and GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
Projected protein requirements for animal consumption in South Africa. D Strydom, W de Jager and E Briedenhann University of the Free State and Protein Research Foundation
Research, remedial measures technique, soya plantings, Bothaville and Rustenburg, South Africa. SA Oosthuyse Hort Research SA
The influence of planting date and row width on recommended planting density and yield of soya beans in the North Eastern Free State. JP van Zyl Department of Agricultural Development, VKB
Income and cost budgets for summer and winter crops in South Africa. SG Ferreira Bureau for Food and Agricultural policy (BFAP)
PRF Website. M du Preez and Y Papadimitropoulos Protein Research Foundation