Research Report 2015/2016

Annexure I

List of research projects approved in 2015/2016
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, L Bronkhorst, HSJ Vermeulen, NN Mogapi, TC Ramatlotlo and S 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
Determining root-knot nematode resistance in soybean genotypes in South Africa.
H Fourie
North-West University
Studies on Lecanicillium muscarium as a mycoparasite of the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi and its use as a biocontrol agent against soybean rust.
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
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
An evaluation of continuous cash crop production (including small grains, canola and other alternative broadleaf crops) under conservation agriculture principles on high potential soils of the Riversdale flats.
JA Strauss
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Developing a nematode biological control agent for molluscs associated canola (slugs and 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
Management strategies for soilborne soybean diseases in South Africa.
YT Tewoldemedhin and SC Lamprecht
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
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
Income and cost estimates for soybeans and canola and a few competitive crops.
SG Ferreira
Protein Research Foundation and Agriconcept
PRF website.
GJH Scholtemeijer, M du Preez and Y Papadimitropoulos
Protein Research Foundation