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Research Report 2009/2010

Annexure I

List of approved research projects
Title and Researcher Institution
Evaluation of advanced soybean breeding lines.
Mr EN Ndou
ARC-Grain Crops Institute
Evaluation of PRF-Soybean elite lines under South African conditions.
Mr GP de Beer and Mr WF van Wyk
Protein Research Foundation
National soybean cultivar trials.
Mr JL Erasmus
ARC-Grain Crops Institute
Increasing soybean production on the Highveld.
Mr WF van Wyk
Protein Research Foundation
Effect of SO2 and the interaction on growth, physiology and biochemistry of soybean (Glycine max) and canola (Brassica napus), studied in an OTC system.
Prof PDR van Heerden
North West University, Potchefstroom
Phenotypic markers for nodulation capacity of soybean cultivars.
Prof K Kunert
University of Pretoria (FABI)
Establishment of an early warning system for soybean rust.
Mr M Craven and Mr GP de Beer
ARC-Grain Crops Institute and Protein Research Foundation
Determining the epidemiological value of resistance to rust caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in soybeans lines.
Prof NW McLaren
University of the Free State
The use of silicon to control soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi) and other related studies.
Prof P 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
Control of Rhizoctonia solani and Pythium spp. on soybeans (Glycine max), lupins (Lupinus spp.) and canola using Trichoderma and silicon.
Prof P Caldwell
University of KwaZulu-Natal
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
Assessing canola seed losses during seed ripening and harvesting in the Western Cape Province.
Dr J Strauss
Department of Agriculture, Western Cape
N-fertilization of canola based on N-mineralisation and N leaching.
Prof GA Agenbag
Stellenbosch University
S-fertilizer requirements of canola produced in the production areas of the Western Cape.
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
An investigation into the production dynamics of eight crop rotation systems, including wheat, canola, lupins and pasture species in the Swartland, Western Cape.
Dr JA Strauss and 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 and Dr JA Strauss
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
The identification of soil parameters as indicators of sustainable dry-land 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
(A) Enhancement of canola as a rotation crop within a conservation system in the dry-land areas of the Swartland using a competition between canola producers.
Mr IF Slabbert
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
(B) Enhancement of canola as a rotation crop within a conservation system in the dry-land areas of the Southern Cape using a competition between canola producers.
Mr JG Loubser
Protein Research Foundation
Insect and other pests of canola.
Dr G Tribe
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
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
The effect of raw full fat soybeans versus heat-treated full fat soybeans on the feed intake, feed efficiency ratio and growth rate of finishing ostriches.
Prof TS Brand
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Development of a simulation model to optimise the feeding of broiler breeder hens during lay.
Prof RM Gous
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Amino acid and protein utilization of broiler breeder hens fed maize-soya diets.
Dr M Ciacciariello
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Questionnaire relating to canola production.
Mr IF Slabbert, Mr JG Loubser and Prof GA Agenbag
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape, PRF contractor and Stellenbosch University
Income and cost budgets.
Mr JSG Joubert
Protein Research Foundation
PRF Website.
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