Benefits of becoming a SASHS member

Becoming a member will keep you up to date about the activities of the major role-players in the southern African horticultural industry. Some of the privileges a member can expect within his/her subscription year include:

  • Four issues of The South African Journal of Plant and Soil, the jointly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the southern societies involved with Horticultural Science, Crop Science, Weed Science and Soil Science.
  • Quarterly newsletters on current South African horticultural issues distributed to members by email
  • Networking with other Horticultural societies and forums throughout Africa
  • The opportunity to link up with a special interest group within a wide range of focus areas.
  • Timely correspondence pertaining to the national congress together with a discount rate at registration. Only SASHS members are eligible for the prestigious prizes awarded at the congress for best presentations and publications in horticultural research.
  • Representation at ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Scientists) by the president of the SASHS and one other member of council. In addition, having a local horticultural society also allows us to host international congresses under the auspices of the International Horticultural Society.

Who can become a member?

  • Membership is open to any person who qualifies for registration as a natural scientist or as a natural scientist-in-training as well as
  • Any individual who is actively involved with or are interested in any activity involving horticulture and related disciplines.
  • Membership is open to citizens of all countries world-wide. Applications from other African and developing countries are particularly encouraged.

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Membership category costs
Ordinary membership @ R360/year
Student membership @ R150/year

Telephone number of Secretary: Nancy Nortjé - 083 389 0543
Once your membership is approved you will receive an invoice from the SASCP Office with a unique member number.

Banking Details:

Name of account: SA Society for Horticultural Sciences

Branch: ABSA

Acc No: 410220032

Ref: Account ref: (e.g) NORT01


Pay directly into society bank account
Please make sure that you write your name or invoice reference number on the deposit slip when you deposit the amount directly into the bank account or make an internet transfer. Also inform the Secretariat about the deposit.

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