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STUDIE VAN HORTOLOGIE BOU BEDRYF

Hortologie as studieveld het die afgelope twintig jaar aansienklik aantrekliker geword vir studente, sê prof. Wiehann Steyn, algemene bestuurder by Hortgro Science. “In 2004, byvoorbeeld, was daar net ses studente wat Hortologie 434 as vak aan die Universiteit van Stellenbosch…

Hortgro Science Langkloof Mei 2021 2

Science in die Kloof

Deur Elise-Marie Steenkamp In Mei vanjaar het die hele span van Hortgro Science (Hugh Campbell, Wiehann Steyn, Matthew Addison en Marno van der Westhuizen) afgesak Langkloof toe. Tradisioneel besoek die span die Langkloof gewoonlik in Desember elke jaar wanneer die…

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License to do research

By Elise-Marie Steenkamp The Pro-Hort programme and the future of the deciduous fruit industry In March this year, Hortgro and Provar, launched “Fruit tasting in the orchard” exhibitions in Ceres and Grabouw to give producers a chance to taste and…

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CA FACILITY CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY

The state-of-the-art controlled atmosphere (CA) facility at Stellenbosch University's Horticultural Sciences’ celebrated its first birthday this year. The CA facility was made possible through an industry donation by Hortgro Pome who made the investment of R2.5m last year and aims…

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DROUGHT CRISIS TEACHES RESILIENCE

DROUGHT CRISIS TEACHES RESILIENCE By Grethe Bestbier Last season’s drought taught us much more than that what we already know about water management, irrigation, mulching, and other water-efficient techniques. But most importantly, it demonstrated the resilience of the deciduous fruit…

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Wiehann Steyn op Die Kwik Styg

Wiehann Steyn, Hortgro Science se Assistent-Algemene Bestuurder, gesels met Lizma van Zyl oor die impak van klimaatsverandering op die verbouing van sagtevrugte. Van Zyl is die aanbieder van RSG se reeks, Die Kwik Styg, waarin dié kwessie indringend bespreek word. Dié reeks is…

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