Sugarcane Research Institute
Unlocking the Potential Of Sugarcane
Innovative Research in Sugarcane Agriculture
The South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI) is a world renowned agricultural research institute that contributes to the sustainability of the local sugar industry.
Research at SASRI is clustered within four multidisciplinary programmes, namely Variety Improvement, Crop Protection, Crop Performance & Management and Systems Design & Optimisation.
The SASRI research, development and innovation programme is designed to impact positively on seven industry priority areas.
Useful information about tools, services and products related to various aspects of sugarcane farming.
One of the main strengths of SASRI is our in-house extension service. A group of around 20 individual Extension Specialists are located throughout the South African sugar industry, offering advice, support and research outcomes to growers.
SASRI Extension Service also communicates grower needs to SASRI so that an appropriate research programme can be developed.
SASRI Mechanisation Reports 2023
The 2023 edition of SASRI Mechanisation Reports 1 & 2 are now available. Report 1 has information and examples that will help in estimating the total cost of operating individual machines or complete machinery systems. Report 2 deals with...
SASRI Herbicide Selector 2023
The SASRI Herbicide Selector has just been updated. This is an electronic (MS Excel) version where you merely enter....
The Link and Ingede: January 2023
The Janiary 2023 editions of The Link and Ingede are now available...
2021-22 SASRI Annual Progress Report now available!
This report contains a summary of our research and service highlights for the last financial year...
Digital Platforms support SASRI Research
SASRI is making increasing use of digital platforms to enhance its research and service delivery...
Ingede and The Link: September 2022
The September 2022 editions of our newsletters, Ingede and The Link are now available.