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Worms decimating SA crops - eNCA

Feb 1, 2017 ... It's suspected that the pest is the American armyworm, previously not seen in South Africa.

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The Sterile Insect Technique in Agricultural Crops in South Africa: A ...

Since its humble beginnings in the late 1990s, use of the sterile insect technique (SIT) in South African crop agriculture evolved from an underfunded 'rag and...

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Genetically modified crops in Africa | IFPRI

A variable climate, political instability, and other constraints have limited agricultural development in African countries south of the Sahara. Genetically modified...

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South Africa - Global yield gap atlas

Given the resulting climate-soil combinations, only 12% of South Africa's land is suitable for the production of rain-fed crops. Most of the remaining land (69%) is...

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Africa's Indigenous Crops - Worldwatch Institute

Like many other crops indigenous to Africa, the eggplant is easy to grow and high ... of the continent from Senegal's coast to northern South Africa, as well as on...

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CropLife South Africa

CropLife SA, a non profit company, is an association representing the plant ... the majority of responsible manufacturers & suppliers of crop protection products,...

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Status of Underutilised Crops in South Africa - Semantic Scholar

Sep 6, 2017 ... The status of underutilised crops in. South Africa (past, present and on-going research) was reviewed with a view to identifying existing gaps...

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South African urban farmers grow herbs and crops on rooftops ...

Nov 21, 2017 ... Nhlanhla Mpati is tending his farm in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mpati is among a group of farmers in the country who are growing herbs and...

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Why are armyworms attacking Africa's crops? - BBC News - BBC

Feb 14, 2017 ... Scientists warn that parts of southern Africa already hit by record droughts now face another potential food crisis because the invasion of a...

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South African Society of Crop Production

Presented by Dr Gert Ceronio, President, South African Society of Crop Production,. Final-year student in Crop Production with an average above 75% Read...

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Food Crop Production by Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa ...

Food Crop Production by Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement evaluates traditional cultivation practices used...

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South African urban farmers grow herbs and crops on rooftops ...

Nov 21, 2017 ... Nhlanhla Mpati is tending his farm in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mpati is among a group of farmers in the country who are growing herbs and...

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South African Society of Crop Production

Presented by Dr Gert Ceronio, President, South African Society of Crop Production,. Final-year student in Crop Production with an average above 75% Read...

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Drought inflicts mounting losses to crops in South Africa's Western ...

Mar 1, 2018 ... A severe drought afflicting South Africa's Western Cape province is ... by 20 percent this year, decimating the wheat crop and reducing apple,...

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AGRICULTURE: FACTS & TRENDS South Africa - WWF South Africa

This has allowed a shift from staple grain crops to a more diverse diet. South Africans have shown a decrease in the consumption of the staples maize and bread...

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Farmers in Eastern Cape village have to give their crops away ...

Farmers in Eastern Cape village have to give their crops away. 2017-07-29 22:06. Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, GroundUp ... Other Stories in South Africa.

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South Africa: Drought Leads to Failed Crops, Water Shortages

Jan 10, 2016 ... The main street of this dusty South African town is lined with empty buckets, marking each residents' place in line as they wait for their daily...

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Southern Africa Growing Season 2015-2016 - ReliefWeb

The current growing season (October 2015 – April 2016) in Southern Africa ... This resulted in crop production deficits across the region which were particularly.

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Why are armyworms attacking Africa's crops? - BBC News - BBC

Feb 14, 2017 ... Scientists warn that parts of southern Africa already hit by record droughts now face another potential food crisis because the invasion of a...

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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries > Home > Crop ...

Crop estimates | Monthly Food Security Bulletin of South Africa ... Summer crops: Area planted and fifth production forecast: 2018. 29 May 2018, Summer crops:...

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GM crop successes in South Africa offer hope for continent wrestling ...

Mar 9, 2017 ... South Africa was the first country on the continent to commercialise biotech production of cotton, maize and soybean in 2002 and is currently...

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Severe El Niño Drought Wilts Summer Grain Crops in Southern Africa

May 2, 2007 ... A severe El Niño drought caused irreversible crop damage in southern Africa, especially for the countries of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho,...

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South Africa - Global yield gap atlas

Given the resulting climate-soil combinations, only 12% of South Africa's land is suitable for the production of rain-fed crops. Most of the remaining land (69%) is...

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South African agriculture - Brand South Africa

Dec 3, 2012 ... While 12% of South Africa's land can be used for crop production, only 22% of this is high-potential arable land. The greatest limitation is the...

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Fruit crops - Statistics South Africa

Users may apply or process this data, provided Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is acknowledged as the original source of the data; that it is specified that the...

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South African crop farming and climate change: An economic ...

This paper assesses the economic impact of the expected adverse changes in the climate on crop farming in South Africa using a revised Ricardian model and...

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Fertilizer use by crop in South Africa - FAO

Only fourteen percent of the total land area of South Africa receives suffi cient rainfall for arable crop production and periodic droughts affect the rainfed arable...

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Southern African Development Community :: Crop Production

Maintaining and enhancing Crop Production offers the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region opportunities for accelerated economic growth...

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Plague of armyworms threatens to strip southern Africa of key food ...

Feb 14, 2017 ... An invasion of armyworms is stripping southern Africa of key food crops and could spread to other parts of the continent, experts have warned...

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horticultural crop production in south africa: background

1. Background Information on Horticultural Crop Production in the. RSA: Gross Value. • The gross value of horticultural crop production in South Africa, at ~.

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Villa Crop | Crop Protection Solutions South Africa

Any crop, any stage, any solution: use this handy tool to identify the perfect product for your crop in seconds. View Crop Cycles. DOWNLOAD A BROCHURE.

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Introduction | Lost Crops of Africa: Volume II: Vegetables | The ...

Yet across Africa today the main vegetables are crops such as sweet potato, cooking ... And South Africa records its leading vegetable crops as potato, tomato,...

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Crop Explorer - Production Briefs - Southern Africa - USDA | FAS

South Africa's corn production for 2016/17 is forecast at 13.0 million tons, up 6.5 million or 100 percent from last year's drought-reduced crop and up 1.6 million...

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Summer Crops Intentions of 2018 - Agri SAAgri SA

Producers intentions to plant summer crops are based on the results of a non-probability survey conducted by the Directorate: Statistics and Economic Analysis...

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Consumption of Indigenous and Traditional Food Crops ...

These crops are commonly being labeled as “poor people's food” by South African consumers. The question that arises is whether this categorization is justified...

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Why farming in South Africa may not be the land of milk and honey

Feb 14, 2018 ... In many ways, South Africa is an agricultural success story. ... cattle, pigs, ostrich, rabbits and chickens, and grows vegetable and fruit crops.

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South Africa - JECAM

Crop identification and Crop Area Estimation. Operational crop area estimation for winter (Wheat, Barley) and summer (Maize, sunflower, sorghum, soya and dry...

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