FUNGICIDE TRIALS TO DETERMINE THE EFFECT OF BROWN RUST ON THE YIELD OF SUGARCANE VARIETY N29
Two fungicide trials were established to assess the effect of brown rust on the yield of sugarcane variety N29 in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands where the disease is prevalent.
Laboratory, glasshouse and field assessments of fungicides to control Ustilago scitaminea, causal organism of sugarcane smut.
Rearing in Seawater Mesocosms Improves the Spawning Performance of Growth Hormone Transgenic and Wild-Type Coho Salmon
Genotype×environmental interactions on spawning success, so that spawning success of transgenic fish, should they escape to natural systems in early life, cannot be predicted with low uncertainty, and there is no evidence to support enhanced mating capabilities of GH transgenic coho salmon compared to wild-type salmon.
USE OF VARIETIES TO MINIMISE LOSSES FROM SUGARCANE DISEASES IN SOUTH AFRICA
The benefit of growing sugarcane varieties that minimise losses from diseases can be demonstrated by quantifying the effect of diseases on susceptible varieties.
Eighty years of sugarcane quarantine in South Africa.
The history of, and new developments in, sugarcane quarantine in South Africa are discussed in this paper.
FUNGICIDE TRIALS TO DETERMINE THE EFFECT OF BROWN RUST ON THE YIELD OF SUGARCANE VARIETY N 29 MCFARLANE
Since the release of sugarcane variety N29 (genotype 84E1334) for commercial planting in the spring of 1997, severe infections of brown rust (Puccinia melanocephala) have been reported in this…
UPDATE ON THE OCCURRENCE OF YELLOW LEAF SYNDROME IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN SUGAR INDUSTRY AND EVIDENCE FOR THE CAUSAL ORGANISM South
- K. McFarlane
most commercial varieties in the cooler months will fade with In a survey of the South African and Swaziland sugarcane industries in 1997, symptoms of yellow leaf syndrome (YLS) were found in all…