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.
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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