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2811, 2019

Keeping fruit flies at bay

By | November 28th, 2019|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on Keeping fruit flies at bay

Insect experts from the Stellenbosch University Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology are part of a large-scale research project involving experts from 15 countries. It aims to develop the science and technology needed to better [...]

2811, 2019

Late overseas citrus on the rise

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A recent semi-annual USDA report showed that, in 2018/2019, the cultivation and export of, among others, South African easy-peelers, is expected to rise significantly. This report is based on preliminary figures. This increase is a [...]

2811, 2019

More secondary pests in Spain’s citrus crops

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The ban of certain active substances and the impact of climate change are causing some secondary pests affecting citrus crops to become a bigger issue. "In the coming years, we will have both macrobiological and [...]

2811, 2019

Citrus industry generates billions in exports despite bruising year

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South Africa has packed 126 million cartons of citrus fruit for export to countries around the world this year, and remains the second largest global exporter of citrus fruit. Despite events beyond the grower’s control, [...]

2811, 2019

Arancia Rosaria now available as non-blood oranges

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The Rosaria Bionda campaign started this year with 240 hectares in total producing around 3.5 million kg. "We needed to make orange varieties available on the international market due to the ongoing demands from consumers attached [...]

2811, 2019

Egyptian Navel season shorter than expected

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The Navel season in Egypt will be shorter than expected, as the start has been delayed by at least two weeks. This is significant as Valencia will start in the middle of January of 2020, [...]