Avind Rampersad

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This year, the Experiment Station's Fertiliser Advisory Service (FAS) enters its 50th year of service to the industry. Since it was commissioned in 1954, FAS has achieved recognition as one of the leading agricultural laboratories, not only in South Africa, but also in other cane producing countries. The laboratory provides an efficient and reliable service(More)
Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (IHES) is a rare disease that can be difficult to diagnose as the differential is broad. This disease can cause significant morbidity and mortality if left untreated. Our patient is a 17-year-old adolescent female who presented with nonspecific symptoms of abdominal pain and malaise. She was incidentally found to have(More)
The need for replacing the diluting/dispensing equipment and absorptiometer used for colorimetric determinations in the Fertiliser Advisory Service (FAS) laboratory is discussed. The new instrumentation is described. Modifications to existing methodology with specificreference to extractable soil phosphorus and aluminium in soils and total phosphorus in(More)
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