OPDT   OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST
OAC   OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

OPDT
OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST

OAC
OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Bursaries awarded 2018/2019

Project titles are shown in the language in which they were registered.
Continuations
NoStudent & QualificationsInstitutionIntended Research AreaDegree
Ms AJ Moody
University of KwaZulu-NatalThe biological control of Sclerotinia head rot of sunflower.M.Sc
Mr GJ Niemann
Stellenbosch UniversityEvaluation of full-fat canola as alternative locally produced protein source for slaughter ostriches.M.Sc
Ms TR Kibido
University of PretoriaImproved nitrogen fixation in soybean under water deficit conditions.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
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
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 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
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
New bursaries awarded
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