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Optimisation of propagation methods in Prunus persica (L.) Batsch.
Propagating methods for peach (Prumis persica L. Batsch.) are currently limited to the use of seeds or cuttings. Most of the rootstocks commonly used for establishing peach trees commercially originate from a narrow genetic ...
Development of a sulphur free litchi storage protocol using sealed polypropylene bags.
The use of sulphur as a method of postharvest disease control and colour retention in litchis is soon to be restricted by the European Union. It is therefore essential that new postharvest treatments and packaging ...
A preliminary study on the effect of climatic conditions and fruit mineral concentration on the development of lenticel damage in 'Tommy Atkins' and 'Keitt' mangos (Mangifera indica L.) and rind pitting in 'Benny Valencia' oranges (Citrus sinensis).
The South African fresh fruit industry is a significant exporter, accounting for approximately 45% of the country’s agricultural exports. Of the total exported fruit in the 2005/06 season, 60% was subtropical fruit. ...
Investigation into the feasibility of a dairy processing enterprise through action research with a group of women from an LRAD project.
Poverty is caused by inadequate income. Effective assistance to small-scale enterprises may benefit the urban and rural poor. Small enterprises have the potential to create employment, reduce poverty and support sustainable ...