Oilseeds Focus is a scientific magazine published on behalf of the Protein Research Foundation, the Oilseeds Advisory Committee and the Oil & Protein Seeds Development Trust. It contains valuable information relating to oilseeds (soya bean, canola, sunflower and groundnuts) production, economic issues and the latest research.

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The March edition of Oilseeds Focus addresses everything the oilseeds producer, processor, and supplier in South Africa needs to know – from plant diseases and protection, to seed quality, quality testing and important transformation in the industry.

In this issue, read more about:

  • Evaluating sunflower for yield, quality and Sclerotinia tolerance.
  • Influence of core factors on soya bean yield in the North-Eastern Free State.
  • Lessons from Argentina: Mitigating the devastation of Amaranthus.
  • Breeding rights of sunflower in the spotlight.
  • Drought-tolerant sunflower gene the first of its kind.
  • Understanding Group A herbicides and maximising grass control in canola.
  • Early-season nitrogen fertiliser management of soya bean.
  • Markets: Oilseed prices continue on an upward trajectory.
  • United front tackles soya bean value chain challenges.
  • Impact of peanut consumption in the LEAP Study.
  • SAGL: Quality testing on grain and oilseeds.
  • Research: Nutritional aspects of oilseeds.
  • The subdivision of agricultural land: What to consider.
  • Eden Social Development Foundation.
  • The scope of transformation projects in South Africa.

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