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Three students in the Faculty of AgriSciences were acknowledged as being among the top first years attending Stellenbosch University in 2020.
Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation supports AWEI through R10 million partnership
Stellenbosch University (SU) animal sciences postgraduate student Dakota Guy is trying her level best to formulate a replacement milk for rhinoceros that is as close to the original as possible.
Stellenbosch University viticulturist and researcher Dr Erna Blancquaert is one of only two recipients from around the world of the 2021 Taylor’s Port Golden Vines Diversity Scholarships.
Issues such as the nutritional needs of citrus trees, the sampling and interpretation of soil, leaf and water samples, the fertilisation of bearing and non-bearing trees, and symptoms of nutrient deficiency are all tackled.
The French government has bestowed a ceremonial knighthood, the Chevalier dans l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole (Knight in the Order of Agricultural Merit), upon wine microbiologist Prof Benoit Divol.
The relationship between Stellenbosch University and the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) has been strengthened.
Stellenbosch University’s Welgevallen Cellar received a gold medal for its Die Laan Merlot 2019 at the 31st Veritas Award Ceremony. Three other wines from this cellar also received recognition in the form of one outstanding silver and two silver medals.
Two eminent academics at Stellenbosch University (SU) have been named Highly Cited Researchers, according to the Highly Cited Researchers™ 2021 list from the Web of Science Group, released on Tuesday (16 November).
The next Food Dialogue session on 1 December 2021 at Stellenbosch University will place the spotlight on the contribution of South Africa’s commercial agriculture sector to ensure food security in Southern Africa.
Stellenbosch University (SU) entomologists are continually keeping an eye on the developing issue surrounding the spread of the polyphagous shot hole borer beetle (PSHB) and its associated fungus around the country, and the threat it holds for trees.
South Africa’s informal farming sector is contributing far more to the economy and ultimately also food security than is officially being recognised.
Ways to improve the economic future and livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the African country of Malawi .
Stellenbosch University (SU) researchers have been involved in the first ever paper to be published containing practical guidelines and a suggested ethical protocol on how to cause as little as possible disturbance to elephants when flying over them with drones.
Most people will not look at an apple carton or other forms of fruit packaging twice – but not Dr Tobi Fadiji.
Geneticist Dr Anandi Bierman, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology at Stellenbosch University (SU) is one of many researchers who are trying their best to keep a small pest named the shot hole borer beetle (SHBB) at bay.
Most Western Cape wheat farmers who also plant canola, might be able to cut back on the amount of nitrogen fertilizer applied to canola
Thirty years ago, Dr Anton Nel started off his career in the wine world as a laboratory assistant and a harvest hand.
The calibre of Stellenbosch University students and staff and the work that they do towards solving pressing agronomical issues in the South African agricultural sector was recognised by the South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) for contributions at the Combined Congress.
There are ways and means to give South African soybean yields much needed impetus. To do so, farmers will have to make some changes to how they handle their cropping systems and soils.
Who are the producers most likely to exit farming over the next decade? Which factors are driving their decisions in this regard?
Stellenbosch hosted the joint conference of the South African Genetics Society (SAGS) and the South African Society for Bioinformatics (SASBi).
Most regulated sources of lime and related products sold on the South African market actually have the same effect on soil pH in the long term, as long as the liming rare is corrected for calcium carbonate equivalence (CCE) before application.
Construction is drawing to a close at the Hortgro Phytosanitary Laboratory (or PHYLA for short). PHYLA will serve as base for much needed research into how to at best control pests and plant diseases that are of phytosanitary importance.
Analysis of 30 long running farm experiments in Europe and Africa has shown that the high crop yields can instead be achieved through a combination of more environmentally friendly practices.
What does it take to rescue a threatened habitat or to retrieve a threatened species from the brink of extinction?
There is much more to wine than meets the eye. This was but one of many enlightened discoveries made by a group of learners visiting the Cape Winelands last month as guests of Stellenbosch University and the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute.
Stellenbosch is set to host the XIV International Pear Symposium from 22 to 26 January 2023 – the first time that the event will be held in Africa.
Colleagues from the Netherlands visited Stellenbosch University during the first week of June 2022.
A German delegation visited Stellenbosch University (SU) on 8 September 2022 to explore and identify possible interested partners.
Six of the Stellenbosch University (SU) wines entered the Veritas wine competition this year; of which three received Silver medals.
Growing vegetables will never be the same again with the opening of the new HortiDemoCentre at the Stellenbosch University’s (SU) Welgevallen experimental farm.
Professor Karen Esler, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, was bestowed great honour twice in one week.