OPDT   OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST
OAC   OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

OPDT
OIL & PROTEIN SEEDS DEVELOPMENT TRUST

OAC
OILSEEDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Approved Projects for 2022/2023

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NoTitle of ProjectResearcherInstitution
A scoping study of peanuts in the South African consumer market.Dr C Muller
Dr B Pretorius
Prof HC Schonfeldt
University of Pretoria (UP)
Advanced Farmer Input Support - Insurance, soil correction and mentorship.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr N Vermaak
Grain SA
An evaluation of the quality of locally processed soybean oilcake meal.Dr B Van Zyl
Stellenbosch University (SU)
An integrated approach to control S. Sclerotiorum on sunflower.Dr BJ Janse van Rensburg
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Assessing the effect of planting date and environment on sunflower development, Sclerotinia head rot and yield.Dr N Creux
University of Pretoria (UP)
Bursary Scheme.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

OAC/OPDT
Creating job opportunities in Soy planting and micro and macro Soy agro processing businesses to warrant food sustainability.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr H Davies
Eden Social Development Foundation
Cultivar evaluation of oil and protein seeds in the winter rain fall region (canola).Mr PJA Lombard
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Cultivar evaluation of soybeans in the western dry land production area of South Africa.Mr GP De Beer
Protein Research Foundation (PRF)
Determine the drivers and impact of sunflower seed quality in South Africa.Prof F Meyer
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Determining the race structure and genetic diversity of Leptosphaeria species causing blackleg disease of canola in the Western Cape.Dr D Mostert
Stellenbosch University (SU)
Effect of fertilization and Sclerotinia on sunflower yield and quality.Dr BJ Janse van Rensburg
Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Effects of planting dates and plant population of different groundnut cultivars different production regions under different cultivation conditions.Dr ZA Bello
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Epidemiology and control of Phoma black stem and Alternaria leaf of sunflower in South Africa.Prof TAS Aveling
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Evaluating a more biological approach to canola and legume crop production in the Western Cape.

JOINT PROJECT

Dr J Strauss
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Evaluation of advanced oilseed and protein crops for the winter rainfall region of the Western Cape.Mr PJA Lombard
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Evaluation of canola cultivars in the Western Cape (Funding for Training).Dr P Mathabe
Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)
Evaluation of commercially available sunflower cultivars.Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
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.

JOINT PROJECT

Dr J Strauss
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Evaluation of soybean cultivars.Ms AS de Beer
Dr SH Ma'ali
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Exploring peanuts as a diverse food product in the mid and lower income group.Dr C Muller
Dr B Pretorius
Prof HC Schonfeldt
University of Pretoria (UP)
Farmer Development Programme: Training; Pula/Imvula; Trials and Mentoring.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr N Vermaak
Grain SA
Farmer Support for Sunflower Farmers in the Free State and North West.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Mr A Kole
FarmSol
Funding of Supply and Demand Estimates Committee (SDEC).Dr M Lubinga
National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC)
Groundnut Trials in Mpumalanga.Mr MJ Van Rensburg
Department of Agriculture: Mpumalanga
Income and Cost Budgets.

JOINT PROJECT

D Van der Westhuizen
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Information Project. South African Grain Information ServiceSouth African Grain Information Service (SAGIS)
Integrated management of blackleg of canola in the Western Cape by means of cultivar resistance and chemical control.Dr GJ Van Coller
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Investigating the impact of environmental factors and inoculum load of Sclerotinia stem rot of canola on the efficacy of fungicide applications.Dr D Mostert
Stellenbosch University (SU)
Investigation of the aggressive, seedborne nematode species Robustodorus arachidis n. comb on Groundnuts.Prof D Fourie
Dr S Steenkamp
ARC-Grain Crops Institute (ARC-GCI)
Is additional nitrogen beneficial to soybeans (Glycine max. L) in different agro-ecologies of the Eastern Highveld?

JOINT PROJECT

Mr B Nkutha
VKB (VKB)
Monitoring & evaluation of herbicide resistant Amaranthus species in oilseed crops.Prof J Vorster
University of Pretoria (UP)
Monitoring of Sclerotinia Stem Rot of canola in the Western Cape.Mrs L Nowers
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
Nutritious snack multimix development for addressing under and over nutrition and promoting small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMME's) in low-income communities.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Prof W Oldewage-Theron
University of the Free State (UFS)
O.A.C Integrated Monitoring and Evaluation.

TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Prof F Meyer
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Premature desiccation of sunflower to preserve at risk crop from Sclerotinia head rot.Dr LA Rothmann
University of the Free State (UFS)
Production Potential for various crops in the Eastern Cape.M Delport
Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
Proficiency Testing scheme for soybeans and soybean meal.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
Proposed planting of Soybean: Department of Agriculture, Escourt & Newcastle.Mr H Davies
Eden Social Development Foundation
SAGL Business Plan: CAPEXMs W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
South African Sclerotinia Research Network (SASRN).Dr M Human
Grain SA
South African soybean seed crop quality survey.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
South African sunflower seed crop quality survey.Ms W Louw
Southern African Grain Laboratory (SAGL)
Sudden death syndrome of soybean in South Africa: etiology, detection and management.Dr SC Lamprecht
ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute (ARC-PPRI)
The effect of condensed Tannins from Acacia mearnsii on in vitro protein degradability and effect on lamb growth and profitability.Mr BW Featherstone
Stellenbosch University (SU)
The influence of planting density, timing of application and spray volume on deposition parameters of fungicides on canola in the Western Cape.Dr GJ Van Coller
Department of Agriculture: Western Cape (WCDA)
The influence of potassium on the yield of soybean and the amount of potassium removed by 1 ton soybean/ha.

JOINT PROJECT

Mr W Van Wyk
Protein Research Foundation (PRF)
Website.OAC/OPDT
Yield potential and adaptation of oil seed crops under optimum and soil acidity conditions in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.Prof CS Mutengwa
University of Fort Hare (UFH)