A tomato-infecting tomato mosaic virus (ToMV) isolate was detected in
Zimbabwe using lateral flow kits and double-antibody sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent
assay. Next-generation sequencing and de novo assembly were subsequently
performed to determine its genome sequence. The ToMV genome of the
Zimbabwe isolate is the second to be reported in Africa.
Maboko, Martin Makgose(University of Pretoria, 2007-02-20)
Tomato and lettuce are amongst the most important fresh vegetables used in South Africa. However, growth, yield and quality of tomato and lettuce are constrained by water shortage and poor productivity of sandy soil. In ...
In the modern era consumer awareness on quality aspects has been a growing concern for the fresh produce market due to the fact that consumer perspective defines the bottom line of all agricultural businesses. External ...
Msibi, Sifiso Thuthukani(University of Pretoria, 2015)
Nitrogen is required by plants in large quantities and its deficiency is mostly related to reduction in crop production. A study was conducted to assess the importance of nitrogen in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) ...