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.
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 ...
Adetogun, Adeyemo Adekanmi(University of Pretoria, 2011-10-10)
The use of treated waste water for irrigation of vegetable crops is on the increase in Botswana especially in the Glen Valley farms, a peri-urban settlement of Gaborone city. However, the effects of this practice on heavy ...