Dr Karin Hannweg is the new Chair for the Division: Tropical and Subtropical Fruit and Nuts (TROP) at the ISHS.

Congratulations to the SASHS award winners at the African Combined Congress, hosted at Bloemfontein, 21-25 January 2019

  • Best Poster (open)

    Mbatha, BW, Rabie, EC: Plantable suckers produced by the CIRAD queen pineapple varieties at fruit harvest, 4 months and 8 months after harvest. ARC-TSC.

  • Best MSc Presentation

    Van Lingen, A, Steyn, WJ, Louw, ED : Variance components of fruit quality – a ‘Golden Delicious’ case study. Stellenbosch University.

  • Best PhD Presentation

    Ndlovu, PF, Wokadala, OC, Tesfay, SZ, Mphahlele, RR, Magwaza, LS : The detection of unripe banana flour adulteration with wheat flour using near infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics. ARC-TSC.

  • Best Publication, SAJP&S (open)

    Ncayiyana, M., Maboko, M. and Bertling, I. 2018. Yield and nutritional quality of different short-day onion cultivars as affected by nitrogen application, South African Journal of Plant and Soil, 35:3, 215-221, DOI: 10.1080/02571862.2017.1345016

  • Best Publication, peer reviewed (open)

    Siboza, X., Bertling, I. and Odindo, A. 2017. Enzymatic antioxidants in response to methyl jasmonate and salicylic acid and their effect on chilling tolerance in lemon fruit [Citrus limon (L.) Burm. F.]. Scientia Horticulturae, 225, 659-667.

  • Student Travel Award

    PF Ndlovu

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