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Control of insect-transmitted viruses in cucurbit crops in KwaZulu- Natal.
The production of cucurbits (Cucurbitaceae) in KwaZulu-Natal faces the constant threat of viral diseases. These can be so severe as to severely limit or prevent production in the latter part of the growing season ...
Cultivation of exotic and local mushroom species for commercial production.
The project was undertaken primarily to determine the potential of growing Stropharia rugoso-annulata and Volvariella volvacea at a commercial level under South African conditions. Termitomyces umkowaani, an indigenous ...
Factors affecting germination and growth of sugarcane transplants.
Transplants are produced and sold in South Africa for the planting of seedcane supply plots (nurseries), commercial fields, and for gap filling. The most important factor constraining the use of transplants is the low ...
The epidemiology and control of Capsicum viruses in Natal.
Virus diseases pose a serious threat to commercial pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) production in Natal. Following a survey of the principal capsicum-producing areas, potato virus Y (PVY) was found to be the predominant virus ...
The epidemiology and control of crucifer chocolate spot.
In the 1991/92 season, a leaf spotting disease of crucifer seedlings appeared at a number of nurseries in Kwazulu-Natal (KZN) Province. Towards the end of 1996, the disease had also been detected in Western and Northern ...
Maize root rot in South Africa.
Numerous fungal species are known to infect maize roots and eventually cause rot. The spectrum of fungi differs over localities as well as their relative frequencies. Fungi isolated from discoloured root tissue and root ...