Currently, the ARC have three commercial cultivars, Ratel, Steenbok and Tredou.  Ratel consists of a medium growth period whereas Steenbok consists of a short growth period with good drought tolerance making it suitable for areas with a dry climate. Tredou is the newest addition to the ARC cultivar...

To share lessons, experiences, methods, tools, and technologies to support continental agricultural development; creating an enabling environment for collaboration. It is envisaged that the event/session will allow for the creation of a consortium on agriculture development which could include...

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AgriViro has developed a portfolio of biopesticides and associated formulation technologies to enable effective, eco-friendly control of economically important insect pests of major crops. AgriViro’s biopesticides have shown excellent efficacy in the laboratory and under field conditions. These...

Harvest Green Tea is an innovation with multiple nutrients that are fundamental for good human health. The tea is produced from a blend of edible herbs with Cymbopogon citratus c (DC. ex Nees) Stapf. (Poaceae) as the main ingredient. It is manufactured as a teabag on to which hot/warm water is...

The present invention relates to the development of an in vitro culture technology for multiplication of Euphorbia groenewaldii R.A. Dyer and Euphorbia clivicola R.A. Dyer, which are indigenous to South Africa and occur in only a few localities in Limpopo Province. The plants are classified as...

The patented process to alter raw sugarcane bagasse pith into a suitable mushroom casing soil forms the foundation of the proposed seedling growth medium technology development. Growth media that meet the specific growth requirements suitable for seedling and plant growth are determined by structure...

As global populations grow, so does the demand for timber and its by-products, putting an ever-increasing strain on this natural resource. The best way to fight climate change is to plant trees. But silviculture (tree planting) practices remain highly inefficient in both commercial forestry and...

The problem of Striga infestation is increasing disproportionately in the sorghum growing areas of Africa, especially in drier regions of the continent. The infestation particularly affects smallholder farmers who grow sorghum and other cereal crops under marginal environments, with erratic rainfall...

The UWC Kraalbos Biostimulant (UKB) is a proudly South African, cost-effective, safe, natural and organic botanical fertiliser and pesticide with promising commercial applications in the agriculture sector. The UKB is a natural plant extract product, derived from the indigenous plant kraalbos...

BamFibre is a natural, gluten-, lactose- and cholesterol- free soluble and insoluble fibre developed at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.  BamFibre acts as a stabiliser and cryoprotectant in food, aids detoxification and waste excretion and is suitable for high temperature application...