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Verrassings in landbou selde ’n goeie ding

Verrassings in landbou selde ’n goeie ding

Oct 14, 2020 by Anna Mouton

Pruimprodusente is die afgelope seisoen onkant gevang deur die wisselvallige klimaat. Twee hittegolwe in die lente tesame met kwaai wind gedurende vroeë vrugontwikkeling het tot teleurstellende volumes uitvoerpruime bygedra. Read More
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5 Factors Affecting Fruit Set

5 Factors Affecting Fruit Set

Aug 25, 2020 by Anna Mouton

Japanese plums require cross-pollination. The cross-pollinator and the main cultivar must have overlapping flowering periods. Keep in mind that the flowering period can shift depending on winter and spring temperatures. Cultivars with a high chill requirement are more prone to shifting after a warm winter than cultivars with a low chill requirement. Combine cultivars with similar chill requirements for the best results. Read More

Hoe kies mens 'n kampioen

Hoe kies mens 'n kampioen

Jul 1, 2020 by Anna Mouton

Die Pro-Hort program word deur onafhanklike evaluasie-maatskappy Provar bestuur en deur Hortgro befonds. Die eerste bome is in 2018 in Ashton en Montagu geplant. Daar is tot op hede meer as 2 000 bome op Pro-Hort persele gevestig met nog ongeveer 700 wat die komende seisoen aangeplant word. Read More

VERRASSINGS IN LANDBOU SELDE ‘N GOEIE DING

VERRASSINGS IN LANDBOU SELDE ‘N GOEIE DING

May 29, 2020 by Anna Mouton

Pruimprodusente is die afgelope seisoen onkant gevang deur die wisselvallige klimaat. Twee hittegolwe in die lente tesame met kwaai wind gedurende vroeë vrugontwikkeling het tot teleurstellende volumes uitvoerpruime bygedra. Ongeveer vyftien persent minder kartonne het die land verlaat as wat, gegewe die produksie-potensiaal, verwag is. Read More

Die Reis Van ‘n Nuwe Kultivar

Die Reis Van ‘n Nuwe Kultivar

Apr 30, 2020 by Elise-Marie Steenkamp

Hortgro begin ‘n nuwe reeks oor kultivarsoorte, die belangrikheid van evaluering en alles wat produsente behoort te weet, voordat hulle koop en plant. In die eerste artikel praat ons met Carl Hörstmann, plantnavorser by Provar en wou by hom weet, hoe dit gebeur dat nuwe kultivars ontwikkel word? Read More

BOLAND LANDBOUSKOOL HUISVES PRO-HORT EVALUASIEBLOKKE

BOLAND LANDBOUSKOOL HUISVES PRO-HORT EVALUASIEBLOKKE

Mar 2, 2020 by Elise-Marie Steenkamp

Dit is die eerste keer dat ‘n skool gaan deel wees van die projek. Pro-Hort, ‘n samewerkingsprogram tussen Hortgro en Provar is verlede jaar geloods, met die doel om produsente te bemagtig deurdat kultivar-evaluasies noukeurig en onafhanklik gedoen word en produsente nie verkeerde kultivars vir ‘n klimaatstreek aanplant nie. Read More

 Future Scenarios Of Climate Change Research

Future Scenarios Of Climate Change Research

Dec 4, 2019 by Fresh Quarterly

Two projects were recently approved by HortgroScience where Provar in association with Stellenbosch University will investigate the influence of climate and growing area on fruit tree adaptation. These projects will set a sound foundation for advanced research on future scenarios of climate change impacts under South African growing conditions. Read more about one of these projects.

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Pro-Hort Launch Event | 11 October 2019 10:00am

Pro-Hort Launch Event | 11 October 2019 10:00am

Oct 1, 2019 by Provar Evaluation Team

Join us for the official launch of the Pro-Hort Independent Evaluation Programme, a joint project between Provar and Hortgro to independently evaluate new pome and stone fruit cultivars in sites representative of the South African industry’s production areas.

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Landbouweekblad artikel "Bedryf pluk vrugte van onafhanklike evaluering"

Landbouweekblad artikel "Bedryf pluk vrugte van onafhanklike evaluering"

Mar 29, 2019 by Dr. Amelia Genis

Provar featured in an article, "Bedryf pluk die vrugte van onafhanklike evaluering", published by Amelia Genis on the 29th of March in the Landbou Weekblad issue nr.2098.





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SAFJ article 'Going Back to our Roots'

SAFJ article 'Going Back to our Roots'

Dec 4, 2018 by SAFJ

Provar featured in an article, "Going Back to our Roots", published by SAFJ in the October-November 2018 issue.

In view of replacement expenses of old cultivars in vineyards and to ensure economic and environmentally sustainable table and raisin grape production, appropriate rootstock and cultivar choice has become a critical factor to take into consideration during planning of new plantings.

You can download the full article below.

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Eurofruit article 'The future starts here'

Eurofruit article 'The future starts here'

May 8, 2018 by Eurofruit

Provar featured in an article, "The future starts here", published by Eurofruit in April 2018.

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