Research Projects / Last Years Approved Projects

Approved Projects for 2016/2017

Project titles are shown in the language in which they were registered. / Projektitels word gelys in die taal waarin dit geregistreer is.
No Title of Project Researcher Institution
Studies on Lecanicillium lecanii as a potential mycoparasite of the soybean rust fungus, Phakopsora pachyrhizi and its use as a biological control agent against soybean rust. Dr KS Yobo University of KwaZulu-Natal
Developing a biological control agent for molluscs (slugs and snails) in South Africa. Dr AP Malan Stellenbosch University
Increasing South African protein production through the development of value added products from fish processing waste. Dr N Goosen Stellenbosch University
Chemical manipulation of vegetative growth, reproductive development and grain yield in canola. Prof GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
Nitrogen topdressings in canola: Time of application and rates. Prof GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University
Evaluation of shortened canola production periods and the use of alternative crops on the sustainability of winter grain production under conservation agricultural practices in the Riversdale flats. Dr JA Strauss Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Projected protein requirements for animal consumption in South Africa. Dr DB Strydom University of the Free State
Integrated management of charcoal rot (Macrophomina phaseolina) of agronomic crops in South Africa, with the emphasis on sunflower and soybean. Dr J van der Waals University of Pretoria
Elite soybean trials. Mr GP de Beer
Mr WF van Wyk
Protein Research Foundation
Website. Marketing Committee Protein Research Foundation
Bursaries and awards. Marketing Committee Protein Research Foundation
Income and cost budgets. Mr SG Ferreira Protein Research Foundation
Management strategies for soilborne diseases of soybean in South Africa. Dr YT Tewoldemedhin ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
New Projects
No Title of Project Researcher Institution
Performance of a dual disc and tine planter, soil quality, residue management and rate of nitrogen placement with seed for canola production. Dr PA Swanepoel Stellenbosch University
PRF Canola Yield Competition. Prof GA Agenbag Stellenbosch University & Protein Research Foundation