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OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Archived list of Bursaries from 1997/1998 until 2016/2017


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TITLES ARE SHOWN IN THE LANGUAGE IN WHICH THEY WERE REGISTERED

2016/2017

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr JC Swanepoel
Stellenbosch UniversityThe evaluation of fish protein hydroslate as bio-active feed ingredient and replacement for fishmeal in diets for the African catfish (clarious gariepinus).M.Sc
Mr S Silwana
Stellenbosch UniversityAgronomy, the influence of tine and disc opener on sowing depth, N placement and seed distribution for canola and wheat.M.Sc
Ms C De Vos
University of PretoriaEffect of various feed additives on ruminal microbial protein synthesis, the amino acid profile of bacteria and protozoa, and rumen microbial populations in dairy cows.M.Sc
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
Mr LR Moseki
North-West University (PU for CHE)Determinants of mainstream market participation and income levels among smallholder sunflower producers in the North West Province.M.Sc
Ms TR Kibido
University of PretoriaImproved nitrogen fixation in soybean under water deficit conditions.PhD
Mr GJ Niemann
Stellenbosch UniversityEvaluation of full-fat canola as alternative locally produced protein source for slaughter ostriches.M.Sc
Mrs DB Marabe
University of PretoriaPath co-efficient analysis of South African soyabean cultivars. M.Sc
Ms JA Engelbrecht
Stellenbosch UniversityThe evaluation of alternative protein sources (lupins, canola and canola oilcake in ostrich nutrition).M.Sc
Mr MN Engelbrecht
Stellenbosch UniversityThe effect of supplements containing different protein and energy sources and essential oils on the performance of pasture finished heifers.PhD

2015/2016

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Ms JA Engelbrecht
Stellenbosch UniversityThe evaluation of alternative protein sources (lupins, canola and canola oilcake in ostrich nutrition).M.Sc
Mrs DB Marabe
University of PretoriaPath co-efficient analysis of South African soyabean cultivars. M.Sc
Mr MN Engelbrecht
Stellenbosch UniversityThe effect of supplements containing different protein and energy sources and essential oils on the performance of pasture finished heifers.PhD
Ms MC Makhuvha
Stellenbosch UniversityAn analysis of financial implications of switching between crop production systems in Middle Swartland.M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms M Du Plessis
University of PretoriaThe response of C1 and C13 cysteine proteases in soybean nodules to drought.PhD
Mr MG Kgatle
University of PretoriaAlternaria blight of sunflower and its control.PhD
Ms NS Mokgehle
Tshwane University of TechnologyNitrogen fixation by food grain legumes (Soybean, groundnut and bambara groundnut) in different parts of South AfricaPhD

2014/2015

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr MN Engelbrecht
Stellenbosch UniversityThe effect of supplements containing different protein and energy sources and essential oils on the performance of pasture finished heifers.PhD
Ms MC Makhuvha
Stellenbosch UniversityAn analysis of financial implications of switching between crop production systems in Middle Swartland.M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms GA Tesselaar
University of the Free StateDevelopment of a methematical optimization model for breeding ostriches: Identification of possible factors affecting feed intake and production.M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms M Du Plessis
University of PretoriaThe response of C1 and C13 cysteine proteases in soybean nodules to drought.PhD
Mr MG Kgatle
University of PretoriaAlternaria blight of sunflower and its control.PhD
Ms NS Mokgehle
Tshwane University of TechnologyNitrogen fixation by food grain legumes (Soybean, groundnut and bambara groundnut) in different parts of South AfricaPhD

2013/2014

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Ms GA Tesselaar
University of the Free StateDevelopment of a methematical optimization model for breeding ostriches: Identification of possible factors affecting feed intake and production.M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms MP Genis
Stellenbosch UniversityThe effect of dietary energy content and the provision of a β-adrenergic agonist in the diet, on the production and meat quality of South African Mutton Merino feedlot lambs.M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms M Du Plessis
University of PretoriaThe response of C1 and C13 cysteine proteases in soybean nodules to drought.PhD
Mr MG Kgatle
University of PretoriaAlternaria blight of sunflower and its control.PhD
Ms NS Mokgehle
Tshwane University of TechnologyNitrogen fixation by food grain legumes (Soybean, groundnut and bambara groundnut) in different parts of South AfricaPhD
Ms C Venter
University of the NorthExploitation and characterisation of resistance to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita in soybean.M.Sc-Dissertation

2012/2013

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Ms C Venter
University of the NorthExploitation and characterisation of resistance to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita in soybean.M.Sc-Dissertation
Mr PD Carstens
Stellenbosch UniversityStudies to develop a mathematical optimisation model to describe the effect of nutrition on the growth of ostriches (Struthio camelus var. domesticus).M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms L Schlebusch
University of the Free StateEmergence response of sunflower cultivars (Helianthus annuus L.) to planting techniques and soil factors.M.Sc-Dissertation

2011/2012

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr PD Carstens
Stellenbosch UniversityStudies to develop a mathematical optimisation model to describe the effect of nutrition on the growth of ostriches (Struthio camelus var. domesticus).M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms L Schlebusch
University of the Free StateEmergence response of sunflower cultivars (Helianthus annuus L.) to planting techniques and soil factors.M.Sc-Dissertation
Mr WJ Kritzinger
Stellenbosch UniversityAllometric description of ostrich (Struthio camelus var. domesticus) growth and development.M.Sc-Dissertation
Mr JJ Moolman
Stellenbosch UniversitySpecialized feeding of lambs for optimized performance during the finishing phase.M.Sc-Dissertation

2010/2011

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr WJ Kritzinger
Stellenbosch UniversityAllometric description of ostrich (Struthio camelus var. domesticus) growth and development.M.Sc-Dissertation
Mr JJ Moolman
Stellenbosch UniversitySpecialized feeding of lambs for optimized performance during the finishing phase.M.Sc-Dissertation
Mr TR Olivier
Stellenbosch UniversityDetermination of the nutrient requirements of breeding ostriches.M.Sc-Dessertation

2009/2010

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr TR Olivier
Stellenbosch UniversityDetermination of the nutrient requirements of breeding ostriches.M.Sc-Dessertation
Mr TB Funke
University of PretoriaBiofuel production in South Africa: the games, the cost of production and policy options.B.Com
Mrs R Van der Merwe
University of the Free StateGenotype by environment interaction for oil quality in high oleic acid sunflower lines.M.Sc-Dissertation

2007/2008

NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Mr TB Funke
University of PretoriaBiofuel production in South Africa: the games, the cost of production and policy options.B.Com
Mrs M Strydom
University of PretoriaThe effect of different levels of supplementary feed on the production of finisher ostriches (Struthio camelus) grazing irrigated lucerne (Medicago sativa) pastures. M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms RM Mangoale
University of LimpopoAgrobacterium mediated Introduction of oryzacystatin gene into soybean and analysis of changes in the nodule proteome during senescence of soybean nodules.M.Sc-Dessertation
Mrs C Botha
University of the Free StateStudy of inoculation and disease evaluation techniques for Sclerotinia stalk rot (Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum) of soybean.M.Sc-Dessertation
Mrs R Van der Merwe
University of the Free StateGenotype by environment interaction for oil quality in high oleic acid sunflower lines.M.Sc-Dissertation
Ms A Van der Walt
University of the NorthSmall holder farmers' perceptions, host plant suitability and natural enemies of the groundnut leafminer, Aproaerema modicella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in South Africa.M.Sc-Dissertation