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 June edition of Oilseeds Focus addresses everything that oilseeds producers, processors, and suppliers in South Africa need to know – from nitrogen management and seedling diseases to foliar fertilisation, reduced import tariffs, quality control systems, and classic and high-oleic oils.
In this issue, read more about:
Soya bean inoculants in Brazil: Success bolstered by research, industry and legislation.
The role of seedling diseases in poor sunflower establishment.
Foliar fertilisation of soya bean: Is it useful to supplement primary fertilisation?
The use of soya protein in aquafeeds.
Implications of geographic soya bean production concentration.
Key drivers of soya bean product quality for feed use in South Africa.
The law: Are evictions really the only way out?
Role of reproducible research tools in quantifying Sclerotinia prevalence survey.
Quantifying the impact of reduced import tariffs on the South African soya value chain.
Improving quality control systems in the oilseeds industry using proficiency schemes.
The COIDA: What to know.
Soya bean nitrogen management and effectiveness.
Canola outlook for 2021 and beyond: Canada.
Exploring soya within the National School Nutrition Programme.
Area shifts expected in South Africa’s 2021 winter crop season.
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