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Research Report 2008/2009

Annexure I

List of approved research projects
Title and Researcher Institution
National soybean cultivar trials.
Mr JL Erasmus
ARC-Grain Crops Institute
The increase in soybean production on the Highveld.
Mr WF van Wyk
Protein Research Foundation
Effect of SO2 and its interaction with drought, on growth, physiology and biochemistry of soybean (Glycine max), studied in an OTC system.
Dr PDR van Heerden
North-West University
Phenotypic markers for nodulation capacity of soybean cultivars.
Prof K Kunert
University of Pretoria
Establishment of an early warning system for soybean rust.
Dr M Craven
ARC-Grain Crops Institute
Determining the epidemiological value of resistance to rust caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in soybeans lines.
Prof NW McLaren
University of the Free State
The effect of silicon on the control of soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi) on soybeans.
Dr PM Caldwell
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Generating management orientated maps for longterm soybean rust susceptible areas in South Africa.
Prof P Caldwell
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Study of inoculation and disease evaluation techniques for Sclerotinia stem rot of soybean.
Prof NW McLaren
University of the Free State
Super Soya Competition, KwaZulu-Natal.
Mr C Havenga
Protein Research Foundation
Cultivar evaluation of oil and protein seeds in the winter rainfall area.
Mr PJA Lombard
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
An investigation into the production dynamics of eight crop rotation systems, including wheat, canola, lupins and pasture species in the Swartland, Western Cape.
Dr MB Hardy
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Economic sustainability of short- and long rotation crop / pasture production systems in the Southern Cape.
Dr MB Hardy
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
The identification of soil parameters as indicators of sustainable dryland crop production systems for the shale derived soils of the western Cape: tillage practice, crop rotation, soil quality and crop production.
Dr J Labuschagne
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Assessing canola seed losses during seed ripening and harvesting in the Western Cape Province.
Dr J Strauss
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
The promotion of canola as a rotational crop within a conservation farming system in the dry land planting region of the Swartland and southern Cape, through the use of a producer competition.
Mr IF Slabbert and Mr CL van Rooyen
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
N-fertilization of canola based on N-mineralisation and N leaching.
Prof GA Agenbag
Stellenbosch University
Optimal soil tillage methods and N-fertilizer rates to be used in a wheat / canola / wheat / lupin and wheat monoculture crop rotation system in the Swartland production area.
Prof GA Agenbag
Stellenbosch University
Management of herbicide resistance in the Western Cape.
Dr PJ Pieterse
Stellenbosch University
Characterization and management of Rhizoctonia on canola and lupin in cropping systems in the Western Cape Province.
Dr SC Lamprecht
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
Insect and other pests of canola.
Dr G Tribe
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
Calibration of near infrared spectrometry for amino acid analysis in animal feed.
Dr M Ciacciarello
University of KwaZulu-Natal
The effect of lighting on the efficiency of utilisation of dietary protein by Cobb and Ross broiler strains used in South Africa.
Prof RM Gous
University of KwaZulu-Natal
The evaluation of raw soybeans in diets of growing ostriches.
Prof TS Brand
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Income and cost budgets.
Mr JSG Joubert
Protein Research Foundation
Models: APR- and Nieuwoudt / McGuigan model.
University of KwaZulu-Natal
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