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Cover of Oilseeds Focus Vol 4 No 3 September 2018
RESEARCH PROJECTS CONTINUING RESEARCH PROJECTS LIST OF PROJECTS 2018/2019
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2018/2019
Continuation Projects
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1 Web page.
2 Information project.
3 South African Soybean Crop Quality Survey. Ms W Louw SAGL
4 Groundnut Elite Trials (provision). Mr J Etherington MBFI
5 South African Sunflower Seed Crop Quality Survey. Ms W Louw SAGL
6 Funding of Supply and Demand Estimates Committee (provision). Dr A Balarane
7 The role of seedling diseases in poor establishment of sunflower in South Africa. Dr SC Lamprecht ARC-PPRI
8 Cultivar evaluation of oil and protein seeds in the winter rain fall region (canola). Mr PJA Lombard WCDA
9 Biological control of Sclerotinia of sunflower (provision). Prof M Laing University of KwaZulu-Natal
10 The evaluation of locally produced full-fat canola and canola oilcake meal as protein sources in diets for slaughter ostriches. Prof T Brand WCDA
11 Generic Marketing of soybean as soyfood. Mr Keun SSA/OAC
12 To determine groundnut quality at moisture levels between 7% and 10% and the foreign matter weight loss from 18% to 7%. Mr N Wegner PPECB
13 Technology transfer. OAC/OPDT
14 Generic marketing: Soybeans. OAC/OPDT
15 Generic marketing: Groundnuts. OAC/OPDT
16 Generic marketing: Sunflower. OAC/OPDT
15 Generic marketing: Canola. OAC/OPDT
New Applications
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1 Needs assessment of smallholders' soy knowledge for farming training. Prof W Oldewage-Theron Texas Tech University
2 Assessing rodent damage in groundnut production and crop-rotation, and feasibility of early warning for pest rodent outbreak (provision). Dr M Keith University of Pretoria
3 Evaluation of commercially available sunflower cultivars (provision). Dr SH Ma'ali ARC-GCI
4 Evaluation of soybean cultivars (provision). Dr SH Ma'ali
Me AS de Beer
ARC-GCI
5 Promotion of soybean and groundnuts in a crop rotation system (provision). Me AS de Beer ARC-GCI
Joint Projects
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1 Income and Cost Budgets (provision)). PRF / GrainSA / BFAP PRF
2 Elite soybean trials (provision). Mr WF van Wyk
Mr GP de Beer
PRF
3 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 WCDA
4 The influence of planting date and row width on recommended planting density and yield of soya beans in the North Eastern Free State (provision). Mr JP van Zyl VKB
Transformation Projects
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1 Farmer Development by GrainSA: Pula/Imvula. Ms J McPherson GrainSA
2 Oil and Protein Seeds Transformation Initiative (sunflower, soybean, groundnut, canola, soyfood and training).
3 Bursary scheme. OAC/OPDT
4 The development and training of entry level soy consumers with further progression to soy-preneurs level. Mr H Davies Eden Social Development Foundation
5 Addressing food insecurity by supporting economic growth for emerging farmers (provision). Prof AA Egal VUT
6 Promoting household production and processing of soybean as major source of quality protein (Limpopo) (provision). Prof AA Egal VUT
7 Mentoring of groundnut farmers (provision). Ms J McPherson GrainSA
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