Yellow Sugarcane Aphid

Information Sheet on YSA available for download! Much needed research is currently under way on the Yellow Sugarcane Aphid, an elusive pest that has reappeared again this season. Investigations into varietal resistance, the transference of sugarcane mosaic virus by the pest, insecticides, natural predators and the potential of remote sensing with drones to detect YSA…

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The Link September 2020

The link September 2020 now available The September edition of the Link is now available for download! This edition features several articles relevant to the planting season which has just commenced in many parts of the industry. Regular features include a message from our Director, Topical Tips, latest knowledge products and the Weather. Some other…

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The Link May 2021 now available!

The May edition of The Link is accessible on our website. This edition highlights a significant change at SASRI, as we bid farewell to Director Dr Carolyn Baker who retired in March this year, and welcome Dr Terence Stanger to the role. Our regular Topical Tips feature….

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The Link January 2021 now available

Helping you get the new year off to great start, this January edition of The Link is packed with advice for the off-crop season. Our extended Topical Tips feature carries recommendations for pests and disease management, weed control, crop nutrition…

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SUSFARMS Version 4 now available!

The sugar industry’s Sustainable Sugarcane Farm Management System, SUSFARMS®, is a management system that has evolved into a useful tool for facilitating the production of sugarcane in a profitable, sustainable and envi­ronmentally responsible manner…

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SASRI welcomes new Director

SASRI is pleased to welcome Dr Terence Stanger (Terry) to the position of Director. Terry takes over the reins from Dr Carolyn Baker, who retired in March this year after a 12-year stint at the helm. We would like to thank Carolyn for her dedicated service…

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SASRI Mechanisation Reports 2021

The 2021 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…

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