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March 31, 2019 Hansie Britz

         Cassava is grown as a secondary crop in South Africa by farmers and small holders and is utilized for the production of starch (commercial and food grade starch) as well as various other products. Production Areas In South Africa the crop is cultivated in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and Northern KZN.It is produced on a…

December 6, 2017 Hansie Britz

                                                          Pecan Nut production is a lucrative industry. “Income harvested from 2 pecan nut trees is equivalent to that from 1t of maize” says Phillip Antrobus pecan nut farmer….

December 4, 2016 Hansie Britz

TOMATOES Tomatoes are one of the major food crops of the Western world, yet breeders are still trying to improve the fruit’s disease resistance, shape flavor and color. The tomato is a member of the Solanaceae family which also includes peppers, capsicums, eggplants, potatoes and tobacco. While many consider the tomato to be a vegetable,…