Crop Farming

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Organic wheat production is seen as a way of spreading risk because it is a niche market that can obtain higher prices. However, there is uncertainty about the potential of the organic wheat industry in South Africa. For more information, contact:...
For more information, contact: Mike Ferreira Tel: 021 808 5279mikefe@elsenburg.com
Four rates of fertiliser nitrogen (0, 50, 100 and 150kg N/ha) are tested in combination with four factors (soil temperature, soil moisture, soil reaction and day length) as separate experiments:N rate and soil temperature (6, 12 and 18 oC) N rate and...
The project involves planting different cultivars at different regions. For more information, contact: Jacques van Zyl Tel: 021 808 5302jacquesvz@elsenburg.com
Different rates of fertilizer nitrogen (0, 50, 100 and 150kg N/ha) are applied in April, June, July, August and September (as a single application) and the effect of these treatments on dry matter production, botanical composition and the quality of a...
Five P-rates (0, 40, 80, 120 and 160 kg P/ha) are applied as topdressings (applied to the soil surface and irrigated into the root zone or mixed with the top 10cm soil through rotovator action). Dry matter production and soil-P levels are recorded. For...
This project involves planting different cultivars at different localities. For more information, contact: Jacques van Zyl Tel: 021 808 5302jacquesvz@elsenburg.com
This project involves investigating retting at three localities. For more information, contact: Jacques van Zyl Tel: 021 808 5302jacquesvz@elsenburg.com