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2019   (24 articles)


Biocontrol agent against Mexican sunflower released in South Africa.
Mawela K, Simelane D  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p6-7)   PDF

Global seed companies address climate change and nutritional needs.
Press Release By Access To Seeds Foundation  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p21)   PDF

Gene editing and the future of sunflower production.
Lilleboe D  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p22)   PDF

SENSAKO presents competitive winners to the market.
Otto W  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p25)   PDF

Stressed crop plants provoke herbicide injury.
Reinhardt C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p26-27)   PDF

Using fungicides to control Alternaria leaf blight in Sunflower.
Anthonissen A  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p29)   PDF

Preventing Salmonella contamination in oilseeds-based animal feed.
Sakkers M  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p35-36)   PDF

An overview of sunflower production in the Balkan region.
Kaya Y  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 1, MARCH 2019, p40-41)   PDF

Factors influencing seed set and grain fill in sunflower production.
Van Der Westhuizen C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, p18-19)   PDF

The development of novel risk reduction strategies for Sclerotinia head and stem rot of sunflower and soy beans.
McLaren NW, Meiring MC, Rothmann LA  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, P22-23)   PDF

Argentina - global leader in no-till agriculture.
Jordaan H  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, p27)   PDF

Price volatility expected in global oilseeds market.
Strydom D  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, p36-37)   PDF

The amazing benefits of sunflower oil.
Staughton J  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, p40-41)   PDF

Getting to know the Protein Research Foundation.
Keun G  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, p46-47)   PDF

Making a difference in the oilseeds industry.
Keun G  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 2, JUNE 2019, p49)   PDF

Conservation practices help protect crops from pests and pathogens.
Jankielsohn A  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p10)   PDF

Sclerotinia population dynamics: A force to be reckoned with.
Minnaar-Ontong A, Steyn C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p11)   PDF

Developments in drought tolerant technology.
Ventura MM  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p17)   PDF

A power-packed sunflower package.
Van Der Westhuizen C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p19)   PDF

Herbicide technology for the future: A look at resistance.
Reinhardt C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p21 & 23)   PDF

The lowdown on organic vs inorganic fertilisers.
Venter C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p24-25)   PDF

An alternative to conventional lime.
World Focus Agri  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p27)   PDF

Trade war and supplies put pressure on oilseeds prices.
Strydom D  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p32-33)   PDF

Quality of the 2017/18 season's sunflower crop.
Nortje J  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 5 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2019, p36-37)   PDF

2018   (20 articles)


Day Zero: Fear and anger vs. challenges and opportunities.
Theron AP  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 1, MARCH 2018, p1)   PDF

Overview of weather conditions and water availability.
Human U  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 1, MARCH 2018, p14, 15 & 17)   PDF

SENSAKO presents new winners to the market.
Otto W, Wessels R  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 1, MARCH 2018, p25)   PDF

Top ten reasons why your herbicide did not work as expected.
Reinhardt C  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 1, MARCH 2018, p26-27)   PDF

African Economic Outlook 2018: Growth, but...
African Development Bank  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4, NO 1, MARCH 2018, p30-31)   PDF

South African logistics: Does it measure up?
Brits M  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 1, MARCH 2018, p36-37)   PDF

Determination and prediction of the amino acid digestibility of sunflower seed meals in growing pigs.
Li P , Li QY, Liu JD, Piao XS, Wang HL, Xu X, Zeng ZK, Zhang S  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 1, MARCH 2018, p42, 43 & 45)   PDF

Global trends in the oilseeds environment.
Briedenhann E  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 2, JUNE 2018, p2)   PDF

Quality of the 2016/17 season's sunflower crop.
Nortje J  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 2, JUNE 2018, p18-19)   PDF

Sunflower monoculture's days are numbed.
Steyn AJ  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 2, JUNE 2018, p23)   PDF

A glimpse into the crystal ball of grains and oilseeds storage and handling.
Purnell M  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 2, JUNE 2018, p42-43)   PDF

Global food demand.
Briedenhann E  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2018, p2)   PDF

First Access to Seeds Index for Western and Central Africa.
Press Release By Access To Seeds Foundation  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2018, p16)   PDF

Fungal diseases cause major headaches.
Linde H  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2018, p25)   PDF

Research network aims to find practical solutions to Sclerotinia.
Rothmann LA  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2018, p28)   PDF

Storage capacity for carry-over stock: Are we geared?
Purnell M  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2018, p34-35)   PDF

Making sunflower great again.
Wessels A  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2018, p36-37)   PDF

Site-specific management of in-field spatial and temporal variability of soils.
Moshia ME  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 4, DECEMBER 2018, p12-13)   PDF

SENSAKO presents oilseed winners to the market.
Otto W, Wessels R  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 4, DECEMBER 2018, p19)   PDF

Application of CRISPR technology in Agriculture.
Human U  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 4 NO 4, DECEMBER 2018, p26-27)   PDF

2017   (5 articles)


Tariff classification of blanched groundnuts.
Botha A  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 3 NO 1, MARCH 2017, p28-29)   PDF

Sunflower crop quality overview: 2015/16 production season.
Nortje J  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 3 NO 2, JUNE 2017, p34-35)   PDF

The Southern Africa Grain Laboratory: Services to the Oilseed Industry.
Human U  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 3 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2017, p44-45)   PDF

Reviewing high oleic vegetable oil substitutions.
Fulgone VL, Huth PJ, Larson BT  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 3 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2017, 46-47)   PDF

High Oleic Sunflower Oil.
Journal Of The American Dietetic Association  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 3 NO 3, SEPTEMBER 2017, p48)   PDF

2016   (5 articles)


Preliminary soya bean and sunflower crop quality survey results.
Nortje J  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 2 NO 1, JANUARY 2016, p23-25)   PDF

Nutritional value of sunflower meal.
Arshami J, Golian A, Moghaddam HN  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 2 NO 2, MARCH 2016, p18-19, 21)   PDF

The effect of the drought on the oilseeds industry.
Briedenhann E  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 2 NO 2, MARCH 2016, p2)   PDF

A volatile environment for the oilseeds industry.
Briedenhann E  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 2 NO 3, JUNE 2016, p2)   PDF

Structural changes to the fertiliser industry.
Mostert A  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 2 NO 5, DECEMBER 2016, p1)   PDF

2015   (2 articles)


Sunflower cultivar evaluation: A collaborative effort to ensure efficient seed production.
Nel AA  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 1 NO 2, JULY 2015, p16-17)   PDF

The competitiveness of the South African sunflower value chain.
Meyer F, Van Der Burgh G  (OILSEEDS FOCUS, VOL 1 NO 2, JULY 2015, p28-31)   PDF

2005   (1 article)


Post-Sclerotinia recommendations.
 (NATIONAL SUNFLOWER ASSOCIATION, APRIL 2005, p1-5)   PDF