Crop protection

SureStart® (Reg. No. L10385)

Have you heard about our systemic suspension emulsion herbicide for the pre- and early post-emergence control of annual broadleaf weeds and some annual grasses in maize? SureStart® (Reg. No. L10385) herbicide can be applied from pre-plant through early post-emergence, providing growers with the flexibility to overcome unexpected delays at[...]

By Specialist Writer|6th September 2023|Categories: Articles, Crop production, Crop protection, News|Tags: |

A vision of a pristine indigenous landscape

by Tisha Steyn Juanita Wilmans is a woman with a mission. She cannot walk past a weed without removing it. A thoroughly cleared plot of aliens in Wilderness Heights. Trevor Dearlove, who found the Wilderness National Park during the early 80s, says invasive alien plants, black wattle[...]

By Specialist Writer|4th August 2023|Categories: Articles, Artikels, Crop protection|Tags: , , , |

Plant for success with: Advanta Seeds International’s superior genetics

Advanta Seeds International is a plant genetics company with a global presence across Africa, Asia, Australia, South America, North America and Europe. Advanta is a subsidiary of the Indian Multinational Agrochemical gian UPL Limited (5th largest agribusiness company in the world). In Africa, Advanta is present in 30 countries[...]

By Specialist Writer|15th May 2023|Categories: Crop protection, Magazine (Zambia)|

Beat fall armyworm with Syngenta

by Felix Tembo, Seedcare Business Manager, Syngenta, Southern Africa Understanding the technology that is contributing to Zambia’s food security and the region’s seed basket Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is an exotic arthropod pest whichis highly damaging to maize in sub-Saharan Africa and Zambia in particular. It attacks maize, which[...]

By Specialist Writer|27th January 2023|Categories: Articles, Crop protection, Zambia|Tags: , |

Fighting a thorny issue

by Tisha Steyn Two businessmen of George in the Southern Cape have tackled the thorny issue of invasive, alien cactus species that are adored as garden plants, but which are seriously threatening to destroy pasture and cultivated land. Three years ago, Ken Coetzee, Wallie Stroebel and Bruce Taplin of[...]

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