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SA Fruit Journal 2004

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  • Foreword: Consumers also have a role to play in food safety
    At last the penny has dropped - microbial contamination (caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites) largely occurs further down the supply chain than at the place of production.

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  • South Africa donates oranges for victims of Beslan tragedy
    A truck load carrying ten tons of oranges have been sent on behalf of the people of South Africa to the victims of the Beslan disaster in the Republic of Northern Ossetia-Alania in the Russian Federation. The fruit was donated by South Africa's leading exporter, the Capespan Group, in association with the South African Embassy in Moscow.

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  • Sundays River citrus company tops eight million cartons
    October saw a massive celebration at Sunday's River Citrus Company in the Eastern Cape. The SRCC has not only been packing citrus for 80 years, but in 2004 exported 8.2 million cartons in a single season.

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  • Citrus Growers application for statutory measures approved
    After receiving overwhelming support from citrus growers, the Board of the Citrus Growers' Association (CGA) of Southern Africa applied for a revision of the existing statutory measures relating to fresh citrus exports.

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  • Transformation in the citrus industry
    BACKGROUND The recently released AgriBEE framework document by the Department of Agriculture (DOA) has thrust the issue of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) firmly into the spotlight. The kneejerk reaction from organised agriculture has been widespread condemnation of the process and document itself.

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  • Transformasie in die sitrusbedryf
    AGTERGROND Die raamwerk van die AgriSEB-dokument wat onlangs deur die Departement van Landbou vrygestel is, het die kwessie van Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB) stewig in die kollig geplaas. Georganiseerde landbou het die proses en die dokument spontaan veroordeel.

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  • Die Nkwaleni Vallei hartland van die pomelo
    Die Melmoth-pas wieg deur die berge en sak al laer totdat daar skielik 'n vallei langs jou oopvou. Dit is die Nkwaleni-vallei, hartland van die pomelo en suikerriet plantasies, net noord van Durban in KwaZulu-Natal.

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  • Cryptogran: A virus for the biological control of false codling moth

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  • Evaluation of Phosphonates for the post-harvest control of Phytophthora brown rot on citrus fruit

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  • Vennootskap met werkers werp vrugte af in Citrusdal
    Aartsbiskop Emiritus Desmond Tutu het die sukses geloof van 'n vennootskap tussen kommersi&le vrugteprodusente en plaaswerkers in die Citrusdalvaflei in Wes-Kaapland wat aanleiding gegee het tot die vestiging van die sitrusplaas, Cedar Sitrus.

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  • China and South Africa Exchange Visits
    A Chinese delegation, including their mInister of Agriculture, visited South Africa at the end of June to view our main production areas and meet with their counterparts and influential individuals within the citrus industry.

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  • Citrus Research Scope in 2004-05
    INTRODUCTION Research on citrus in southern Africa, is funded largely by grower levies on export citrus, collected by citrus grower associations in South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

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  • Die Suid Afrikaanse Sitrusverbeterings Program
    Om die winsgewendheid van die Suid Ahikaanse Sitrusbedryfte verhoog deur te verseker dat die beste beskikbare genetiese sitrusmateriaal, vry van skadelike patogene, vir die sitrusbedryf beskikbaar is, om sodoende 'n kompeterende voordeel vir hierdie bedryf in die mark te bly skep.

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  • Bestryding van Valskodlingmot met behulp van steriele insekloslatings

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  • Fukumoto Nawel
    Die Fukumoto nawel se oorsprong is in Japan vanwaar dit bekend gestel is in Kalifornië en vanwaar dit versprei is na ander dele van die wêreld.

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  • Enhancing fruit size in grapefruit and oranges
    Grapefruit smaller than count 45 fetches poor prices on the export market and is often barred from export. Similarly, the income from oranges smaller than count 88 is much reduced.

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  • Citrus Black Spot
    Teamwork required to ensure continued access to the EU market

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  • Augmentation of natural enemies for control of citrus pests in South Africa:
    A Guide for Growers
    Research on the augmentation of natural enemies and the commercial application thereof in the South African citrus industry has increased over the last decade. Despite this, there is still a lack of understanding amongst the citrus community on this approach.

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  • Bestryding van valskodlingmot met behulp van steriele insekloslatings: Laboratoriumproewe
    False codling moth, Cryptophlebia leucotreta, control and the history of the Sterile Insect Technique are reviewed briefly. Laboratory research was initiated in 2002 to investigate the possibility that inherited or F1-sterility can be induced in false codling moth with gamma irradiation.

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  • New Markets: The key to the future
    The 2003 export citrus season significant for a number of reasons - most noticeably it highlighted the diversification into new markets and the benefits that this brings. The fact that exporters have choices means that they are not held to ransom in one market.

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  • Gamtoosvallei
    Produsentestreek van gehalte sitrus
    Die skilderagtige Gamtoosriviervallei is sowat 80km wes van Port Elizabeth geleë. Patensie en Hankie vorm die sakesentrums van dié vallei.

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  • The CRI Group
    A multi-institutional partnership approach providing the citrus industry with research and technical support services.