Research Reports


Report for a Ram Pump and Irrigation System

Report on Southern Africa Phytosanitary Inspection Workshop

The Fertility Status of Land in uThukela District Post Liming and Soil Fertility Programme

A Review of the Principles of Veld Management and the Consequences of Poor Veld Management

Attributes of an ideal Green Maize Hybrid and Production Constraints in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cedara Plant Disease Clinic

Growth Rates of Pigs Fed on incremental levels of Acacia Tortilis Leaf Meal-based Diets

Dry Bean Cultivars for KwaZulu-Natal

Essential Oil production in KwaZulu-Natal (Tree Tea)

Living with Ticks

Mulch-effect on Weed Growth, Soil Moisture, Yield and yield components of Groundnuts under the conditions of KwaZulu-Natal Province

Multi-season Maize Cultivars for KwaZulu-Natal

Potato Production for Small-scale Farmers

Revitalization and Preservation of the (Imvu) in KwaZulu-Natal

Small-scale Dairy System

Soil Acidity and Nitrogen Studies under No-till Maize in KwaZulu-Natal

Sweet Potato Vine Multiplication for Small-Scale Farmers in KwaZulu-Natal

The effects of different Planting Populations and corresponding Seeding rates on Chicory (Cichorium Intybus l.) yield

The production of Sweet Potatoes

The untold story of the Pig Farming Sector of rural KwaZulu-Natal

The use of Allelopathy in a Weed Management strategy

Tillage and Carbon Dynamics in KwaZulu-Natal’s small-scale Farming Systems

Vegetable Soybean Production

Winter cover crops for Maize Silage Production

Research Projects Approved in 2013

Research and Demonstration Projects 2013



A New Look at Tick Control in KwaZulu-Natal

Acid Soils and Liming


Bananas in KwaZulu-Natal

Cashmere Production from Goats

Constraints to Small-scale Goat Production in KZN

Crop Residues for Animal Feeding

Cyperus Esculentus - Yellow Nutsedge Geel Uintjie

Cyperus Rotundus - Purple Nutsedge

Electric Fencing in Agriculture

Establishment of Kikuyu

Farming with Fish

Feedlot options for Small-scale Farmers

Fertilizer usage in KwaZulu-Natal


Fodder Radish (Japanese Radish)

Forage Sorghum Cultivars - Evaluation

Goat Production in KwaZulu-Natal

Grazing Capacity

Grey Leaf Spot of Maize

Imvu - The Indigenous sheep of KwaZulu-Natal

Insect Pests of Maize in KwaZulu-Natal

Intercropping of Sugarcane

Liming and Soil Fertility Programme

Lucerne Production and Marketing

Maize - Cowpea Intercropping Research at Impendhle

No-till impact on Soil and Soil Organic Carbon Erosion

Pastures for Cows and Calves

Production of Cowpeas in KwaZulu-Natal

Protect your Cabbage Crop from Aphids

Reproduction in Livestock

Soil Acidity and Liming in KwaZulu-Natal

Subsistence Dairying in KZN

Subsistence Dairying in the Hot Humid areas of KwaZulu-Natal

Use of Electric Fencing in Agriculture

Using Fertilizer in KwaZulu-Natal

Using manures to supply plant nutrients

Uthukela Post Liming Report

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