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Hoe kies mens ‘n kampioen?

Pro-Hort persele stel nuwe kultivars op proef Deur Anna Mouton Die Suid-Afrikaanse vrugtebedryf stagneer omdat daar nie genoeg nuwe kultivars geplant word nie. Dit is die mening van Neville van Buuren, bestuurder van appel- en peerproduksie by Oak Valley Estate,…

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Die reis van ‘n nuwe kultivar

Deur Elise-Marie Steenkamp “’n Reis van ’n duisend myl begin met ‘n enkele tree,” het die Chinese wysgeer Confucius gesê. Welliswaar is dit ook die geval met die vestiging van ‘n nuwe kultivar, soos die meeste planttelers jou sal vertel.…

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Cheeky® – a ten year perspective

By Carmé Naudé and Dr. Leon von Mollendorff In the 1990’s the first blushed pear varieties were bred and grown in South Africa and have been the market leader for blushed pears ever since. Of these, Cheeky® only made its…

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Pro-Hort puts the value back in evaluation

Anna Mouton reports on a new programme that empowers producers to select cultivars wisely. A new programme for the evaluation of pome and stone fruit cultivars was recently launched at Klipboschlaagte near Ashton. The Pro-Hort programme is the result of…

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