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How To Prevent Stunt Nematodes
You may never have heard of stunt nematodes, but that doesn’t mean that these microscopic worms aren’t affecting you. What are stunt nematodes? These destructive pests are among the plant parasites that cause the most damage to field and vegetable crops in the country. Once you understand the damage done by these pests, you’ll want to know how to...
Researchers advance in fight to control fall armyworm
Fall armyworm (FAW) was first discovered in South Africa in 2017, with outbreaks and damage to maize crops reported in North West and Limpopo. Since then, the pest has also been reported on potato crops in Mpumalanga.According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAW (Spodoptera frugiperda) is an insect native to tropical and subtropical regions...
Growing garlic: a golden opportunity for SA farmers
Jacques Terblanche, who co-founded Graceland Garlic Seed with his father, Dereyck, produces seed for growers on 3ha in Springs, Gauteng.According to Terblanche, many factors have to be considered when planting garlic.Although the crop can be grown successfully in a wide range of soil types and in almost any climate, it fares best in well-drained soils with a...