OPDT   OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST
OAC   OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

OPDT
OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST

OAC
OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Bursaries awarded 2019/2020

Project titles are shown in the language in which they were registered.
Continuations
NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Ms KJ Truter
Stellenbosch UniversityThe effect of seed drill choice on seedling emergence, root development and yield.M.Sc
Mr JP Van Zyl
University of the Free StateThe influence of planting date and row width on recommended planting density and yield soya beans in the North Eastern Free State.M.Sc
Ms AJ Moody
University of KwaZulu-NatalThe biological control of Sclerotinia head rot of sunflower.M.Sc
Ms TR Kibido
University of PretoriaImproved nitrogen fixation in soybean under water deficit conditions.PhD
Mr NVE Mazibuko
University of JohannesburgImpact of rural farm infrastructure on agricultural productivity of smallholder farmers in the North West Province, South Africa, the study will look at oilseeds and grain farmers.PhD
New bursaries awarded
NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr MB Gonyane
North-West University (PU for CHE)The effect of plant density, zinc and phosphorus fertilizer sources on yield and quality of soybean under two environmental conditions.M.Sc dissertation
Mr DJJ Du Toit
Stellenbosch University" Die effek van kalsitiese kalkbron, -fynheid en verkorreling op grondneutralisasie en Ca beskikbaar. "M.Sc
Mr J Laubscher
Stellenbosch UniversityConservation Agricultural Production in the sandy soils of the Swartland prosuction area.
Ms NN Sibisi
University of KwaZulu-NatalDecreasing aflatoxin contamination of groundnuts kernels caused by Aspergillus flavus using Bacillus spp. ss biological control, in both storage and greenhouse trials.M.Sc
Mr SIS Dladla
University of KwaZulu-NatalThe effect of Trichoderma Harzianum on groundnuts infected with Aspergills flavus during drought stress - Greenhouse and field studies.M.Sc
Mr EM Mafokoane
North-West University (PU for CHE)Assessment of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaption strategies among small scale farmers in Ngaka Modir Molema District, North West Province, South Africa.M.Sc
Mr RC Johnson
Rhodes UniversityThe economic impact of climate change on grain production in South Africa.M.Sc
Mr A Edwards
University of the Free StateThe soybean rhizomicrobiome as affected by salicylic acid and the effect on Sclerotinia stem rot.M.Sc