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Water research

Quantifying water use of mature pecan orchards in selected irrigation areas of the Northern Cape – research report
NJ Taylor, JG Annandale, A Sanewe, W Rossouw, S Kunene, M Zwane, E Lötze, A Clulow & CS Everson

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File Size: 1 MB

Insect monitoring and bio-control development

Research Report 2017/2018
Insects associated with pecan trees, Carya illinoinensis: characterisation, impact and control
Project overview (1 October 2017 – 30 September 2018):
  1. Insect Field Guide
  2. Expanded surveys

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File Size: 2 MB

Pecan diseases

Pecan diseases and health risks in South Africa
A collaborative project, launched in 2017 between SAPPA and the University of the Free State (UFS) is focussing on the study and distribution of pecan diseases in South Africa:

Part 1:
  • Pecan Scab
  • Black blotch and die-back
  • Anthracnose
  • White and brown rot
Part 2:
  • Black lesions on nuts (Chaetomium species)
  • Overall decline of pecan trees
  • Fungi associated with the shot hole borer
Format: Word Doc
File Size: 12 MB
Format: Word Doc
File Size: 8 MB