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SA Fruit Journal 2017

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pdf SA Fruit Journal (Oct/Nov 2017) Popular

  • Citrus Academy releases three new audio-visual series

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  • Official Opening of the Junction Primary School Ablution Block

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  • Global trade trends in Soft Citrus Lemons the implications for southern Africa

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  • Assessment of Logistics Requirements to Facilitate Citrus Production from the Northern Region to be exported through the Durban Port

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  • SA Citrus industry takes a proactive approach to CBS Risk Management

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  • Important considerations for application of wax on citrus other fruit

pdf SA Fruit Journal (August/Sept 2017) Popular

  • Postgraduate qualifications in agricultural entomology microbiology

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  • An investigation of excessive fruit drop in the EC and WC during 2016/17 season

pdf SA Fruit Journal (June/July 2017) Popular

  • Evaluation of Citrus Tree Census Data reveals an imminent increase in Citrus Production

pdf SA Fruit Journal (June/July 2017) Popular

  • Planet Friendly Citrus: Reconnecting our Food Systems to our Ecosystems

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  • Fumigation innovation knocks out phytosanitary pests

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  • High Demand For South African Fruit Drives Reefer Market

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  • Effect of netting on aerial fruit fly bait spray deposition in citrus orchards - a preliminary investigation

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • South African Black Economic Empowerment Agricultural Project Succeeds
    The failure rate of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) projects in the South African agricultural sector is alarmingly high, but a citrus project in the Upper Olifants River Valley near Citrusdal in the Western Cape has proved to be an exception.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • A combination that makes all the difference
    Cold protocol treatments and irradiation are recognised phytosanitary treatments in their own right. Combining them, however, can revolutionise South Africa’s citrus export industry.

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  • Increased Production of Soft Citrus Varieties Requires Concise Handling to Maintain Critical Cold Chain Requirements
    Analysis of the 2017 Tree Census data suggests that the production of Soft Citrus varieties will more than likely double over the period of six years.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • CGA-Grower Development Company turns one
    As we reach the one year milestone of the CGA Grower Development Company’s existence, we raise a glass of orange or lemon juice to all the citrus farmers whom we owe our existence to.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • Analysis of 2016 Orchard Registrations
    Every year growers intending to export their citrus to special markets including important destinations such as European Union, USA, China, Japan and Korea are required to register their orchards with the Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • Citrus Academy: Stories of Mzansi Citrus Magic
    Featuring: Sonwabo Ncera; Hombisa Timakwe; Kate Hlongo; Adriaan Serfontein and Dr Nhlanhla Mathaba

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • Farming with a care for the future
    The opening of The Junction Primary School at The Junction, one of Mahela's farms, located in Letsitele, is a success story of the cooperation between Mahela Boerdery and the Department of Education.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • Citrus Academy: Citrus Business Management Programme
    Following the successful launch of the Citrus Business Management Programme in the Kat River Valley during 2014 – 2015, the second round of programme commenced on 16 January 2017 in the Letsitele / Hoedspruit area.

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  • Phytclean Project Update January 2017
    The PhytClean Project is a specific joint cooperation between DAFF and FSA to build a central data hub to manage the data on which the system is built.

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  • Soil fumigation in citrus replant situations: making informed decisions
    The growth of citrus production in South Africa has necessitated that growers establish new orchards on sites where citrus has been cultivated previously for many years (Burger & Small, 1983).

pdf SA Fruit Journal (April/May 2017) Popular

  • Snoei van Sitrus - 'n Winsgewende Praktyk
    Vroeër jare en selfs tot onlangs was die algemene siening in die Sitrusbedryf dat ʼn snoeiskêr nie naby ʼn sitrusboom gebring moet word nie.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (Feb/March 2017) Popular

  • R300 million empowerment project to uplift citrus industry
    The newly unveiled Ikamva Lethu empowerment project in the Sundays River Valley could radically transform how future empowerment deals in the agricultural sector are handled.

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  • SIZA (The Sustainability Initiative South Africa)

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  • Fruit South Africa partners with The Great Fruit Adventure - Africa
    Two explorers on motorbike trip across Europe and Africa to tell stories of our fruit growers.

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  • Fruit South Africa makes inroads into China
    The Vice Chairperson of Fruit South Africa (Fruit SA), Willem Bestbier, signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the end of October 2016 with his counterpart, Vice Chairperson of the Chinese Quarantine and Inspection Association (CIQA) Mr Wang Xin.

pdf SA Fruit Journal (Feb/March 2017) Popular

  • Analysing Export Cost Trends and Assessing how Exchange Rate changes influences Market Returns

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  • Southern Hemisphere Citrus Exports in 2016
    Export volumes from the Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters (SHAFFE) member countries (Argentina, Australia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru and South Africa) totalled 2.5 million tons in 2016; the same as 2015.

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  • The Dikwiel Challenge
    The Vula Vula cycle race is an annual fund raising event organised by the Dutch Reformed Church of Letsitele in September each year. The success of a race like this depends greatly not only on sponsorship but also the number of entries.

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  • The European pepper moth as a citrus nursery pest in South Africa
    Recently, the European pepper moth, Duponchelia fovealis Zeller (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), was recorded for the first time as a pest in a citrus nursery in South Africa.

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  • Male Annihilation Technique (MAT) for the Oriental Fruit Fly: Efficacy of different commercially available MAT products in citrus in South Africa
    The male annihilation technique (MAT) is recommended for control of the new fruit fly pest Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, which is currently present in the north and north-eastern parts of South Africa.

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  • CRI's Feedback to the Citrus Industry: 9th Citrus Research Symposium
    All citrus producers and role-players in the dynamic and competitive South African Citrus industry, value opportunities for scientific information and feedback regarding the latest research results.