Western Cape Department of Agriculture Researcher Profile
Job Title
Qualification

PhD Horticultural Science 2015 to current- Stellenbosch University

Rooting dynamics of honeybush (cyclopia sp.) Cuttings and functional responses to transplant shock.

MSc Horticultural Science- 2003- Stellenbosch University

Rooting of buchu (Agathosma species)

BSc Horticultural science and Plant Pathology-2000- Stellenbosch University

Research Focus Alternative crops
Biography

I am currently a Scientist specialising in Alternative Crops at the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape Provincial Government of South Africa.

 My mandate is to undertake advanced research for the development of new and existing technologies in the field of Alternative Crops, improving farming efficiency and to transfer this technology to the entire agricultural sector.

I am currently a PhD candidate.  My thesis title is the Rooting dynamics of honeybush (Indigenous tea) functional responses to transplantation shock in the field. 

Research Location Elsenburg, Tygerhoek, Outaniqua, Bredasdorp
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