Agricultural Research Council

Sweet potato is an excellent source of energy, while containing substantial quantities of vitamin C and also contribute B-vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, zinc and iron to the human diet. It...

Agricultural Research Council

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...

Setšong Tea Crafters

Setsong is made up of artisanal, handcrafted tea products that are crafted from wild-harvested, indigenous, African plants found in the natural landscapes of South Africa; more prominently within the...

Agricultural Research Council

Joybells is a dark red, seedless grape cultivar ripening in the early mid-season (from mid-January in the Hex valley). Berries are crunchy with good attachment and excellent eating quality and very...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

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...