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PurEst Update

A new version of PurEst was release in February 2020. This update refines the spray date guide so that there are no inconsistencies between the...

Controlling Infield Traffic

SASRI’s latest publication, ‘Controlled Infield Traffic in Sugarcane Production’ is now available for download. The term ‘controlled traffic’ refers...

The Link May 2022

In this edition of The Link, SASRI scientists Drs Stuart Rutherford, Malcolm Keeping and Iona Basdew offer recommendations for the detection and...

SASRI Mechanisation Reports 2022

The 2022 edition of SASRI Mechanisation Reports 1 & 2 are now available. Report 1 has information and examples that will help in estimating the...

The Link January 2022 now available!

Kicking off the new year, the January edition of The Link offers guidance on cane quality management in carry-over crops this season. In this...

SASRI Progress Report 2020-21

SASRI’s extensive research programme of work and various services it offers the industry, are summarised in this 2020/21 Progress Report. Read about...

Research Snippets 15 October 2021

Welcome to SASRI Research Snippets. This edition provides news on projects dealing with using near infra-red spectroscopy for nutrient analysis,...

Ingede May 2021

This edition includes a message from Thulani Masondo, the SASRI Extension Manager for small-scale and land reform growers, where he provides topical...

Yellow Sugarcane Aphid

Much needed research is currently under way on the Yellow Sugarcane Aphid, an elusive pest that has reappeared again this season. Investigations...

Ingede September 2020

This edition includes a message from SASRI and DARD Extension leadership, outlining the roles of different stakeholders in the planting and...

The Link September 2020

The September edition of the Link is now available for download! This edition features several articles relevant to the planting season which has...

FAS Report Guides

The Fertiliser Agricultural Laboratory offers soil, leaf, water sources and salinity status analyses for a diverse range of crops at a competitive...

Digital support for small-scale Growers

Especially during this time of social distancing, furthering extension support to small-scale growers through digital resources is becoming more...

Focus on Crop Nutrition

Nutrient deficiencies are one of the most common causes of poor plant growth, pest and disease susceptibility and inadequate crop yields. These...

The Link May 2020: Special Edition

The latest edition of The Link is now available on the Knowledge Hub on our website. This month we have released a SPECIAL EDITION dedicated to Soil...

Eldana Manual Updated

We have just updated our Eldana Manual which contains easy-to-follow guidelines for managing eldana in sugarcane. SASRI’s best management...

Advisory: widespread flowering expected

Widespread flowering is expected this season in coastal areas of the following regions: South Coast, North Coast and Zululand (up to and including...

Ripener Timing Guide

A new poster guide has just been published to assist sugarcane growers with deciding on appropriate times of the year for applying chemical...

InfoPack Disc

The InfoPack disc that was previously published by SASRI on an annual basis has been discontinued. You will now be able to find all InfoPack content...

Flowering

This season, flowering has been particularly profuse, especially in varieties prone to flowering e.g. N23, N27, N42. Heavily flowered cane should...

Pests and Diseases

In eldana-prone areas, ensure that you have planned your IRAC-compliant insecticide spray programme on carry-over cane. You must regularly scout...

Going Bats About Eldana!

Over the last two or three seasons, the topic of eldana control in the Midlands has been largely dominated by chemical control. Whilst this is an...

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