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.
Van Dyk, Brigitte Nelle(University of Pretoria, 2016)
Since the discovery of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in the early 1980s and the increased
association of foodborne outbreaks linked to fresh produce, a growing number of research
articles relating to this subject have been ...
Pretorius, C.J.(Southern African Transport Conference, 2016)
A significant amount of fresh market produce is sold at lower profit margins or is not marketable at all due to mechanical damage. Vehicle-Pavement interaction is an important factor that contributes to tomato damage during ...
Tomato production was an important economic activity in the Limpopo Province of South
Africa. A clear tomato yield gap existed between South Africa and the other countries in
Southern Africa. Understanding the reasons ...