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Review of South African sugarcane production in the 2017/18 season: Are we out of the woods?
Singels Abraham, McFarlane SA, Nicholson RJ, Conlong DE, Sithole P and Titshall LW
Ninety-third annual review of the milling season in southern Africa (2017/18).
Madho Shaun, Essop R, Visram K, Davis SB and Bhyrodeyal L
The collaborative effort between Government and the Private Sector to reduce heavy vehicle overloading in the South African sugar industry: 2006 to 2017.
Mashile Glantine K, Kadwa M, Lyne PWL and Giles RC
Sugarcane productivity and water use in South Africa under a future climate: What can we expect?
Singels Abraham, Jones MR and Lumsden TG
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The impact on South African raw sugar exports: Judith Wilson
Noodsberg back-end refinery: Musthakeem Kader
Optimising crop refuge areas in transgenic sugarcane fields.
Human Dirk J and Potgieter L
Understanding the recent invasion of Cacosceles newmannii (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) into sugarcane from a thermal perspective.
Javal Marion, Thomas S, Barton MG, Gillespie D, Conlong DE and Terblanche JS
Progress in reducing disease incidence in the South African sugarcane industry.
McFarlane Sharon A, Zhou MM and Rutherford RS
A new method for assessing sugarcane variety tolerance to nematodes.
Ramouthar Prabashnie V, McFarlane SA and Rutherford RS
Impacts of sampling effort on estimating abundance of the aphid Sipha flava (Forbes) in sugarcane in Mazabuka, Zambia.
Thomas Saskia, Conlong DE, Barton MG, McElligott DM, Maher G and Terblanche JS
Determination of residual atrazine in soil and drain waters using GC-TOF-MS.
Muzira Elias W and Mutatu W
Soil salinity management: Questionnaire results on farmer perceptions, knowledge levels and practices.
Jumman Ashiel, van Heerden PS, van Antwerpen R, van Rensburg LD and Adendorff M
Assessment of trends in run-off and sediment yield from catchments under sugarcane production and management practices.
Otim Daniel, Smithers J, Senzanje A and van Antwerpen R
Estimating traffic induced sugarcane losses for various infield cane extraction systems.
Tweddle Peter B and Lyne PWL
Evaluation of different methods for improving water application and water use efficiency in sugarcane fields.
Noori Mansour, Bahrami R, Nikfar D and Kahyesh I
Software for evaluating sugarcane irrigation strategies during drought.
Singels A, Paraskevopoulos Aresti L and Mashabela ML
Youth in agriculture: Securing the future of sugarcane farming in South Africa.
Dube Sinothando and Nicholson RJ
Back to basics: A decision support tool to improve sugarcane grower sustainability.
Gillham William, Kadwa M, Small B and Koekemoer EB
Typical farm models: A methodology to benchmark sugarcane farms locally and internationally.
Nicholson Richard J, van der Westhuizen D and Gouse M
Potassium dynamics in the soil-plant system and implications for fertiliser recommendations.
Elephant Dimpho E, Miles N and Muchaonyerwa P
Copper, iron, manganese and zinc in soil and leaf samples from southern and eastern African sugarcane-producing regions.
Titshall Louis W, Miles N and Mthumkhulu SS
The magnesium status of soils supporting sugarcane production in central and southern Africa.
Mthimkhulu Sandile S, Miles N, Bainbridge SH, Manson AD and Titshall LW
Using electromagnetic induction data to estimate abrupt changes in soil clay content with depth.
van Antwerpen Rianto, Barnard JH and van Rensburg LD
Location and crop-year effects on parent selection for Eldana saccharina resistance.
Lichakane Moipei and Zhou MM
Evaluating breeding values of genotypes in sugarcane breeding using Best Linear Unbiased Prediction (BLUP).
Mbuma Ntombokulunga W, Zhou MM and van der Merwe R
Phenotypic correlations among cane quality traits measured from unselected sugarcane breeding family plots.
Mishasha Tondani, Zhou MM and van der Merwe R
Sugarcane in vitro germplasm conservation.
Banasiak Marzena and Snyman SJ.
Modelling sugarcane yields and reduced growth phenomenon under high input conditions in tropical Brazil.
Dias Henrique B, Inman-Bamber G, Bermejo R and Sentelhas, P C
Genotype by region interactions of released sugarcane varieties in the South African sugar industry.
Duma Sbongeleni W, Ramburan S and Hussein S
Usefulness of soil apparent electrical conductivity (ECa) as an indicator of cane yield in plant breeding plots.
Thompson Ingrid B, van Antwerpen R, Zhou MM, Mchunu LN, Mchunu M, Kubheka P, Jalisa M, Makhaye A and Collings K
Pressure head as a measure of juice holdup in a cane diffuser bed – Evaluation on a plant scale.
Angel Diana, Love DJ, Jensen PS and Seleghim P
The development of a double headshaft, moving chain diffuser: design, installation and performance.
Jensen Paul S and Smith L
Simulation of multi-stage diffusers: Connections among stages that favours the system’s optimality.
Barbosa Larissa NSB, Seleghim P and Santiago PA
The long and short of CVP tubes.
Moor Bruce StC, Raghunandhan A and Ramaru R
C-seed purity optimisation: An instrumentation solution to a process problem.
Maistry Natanya M and Naidoo S
Evaporators for large first and second effects.
Ramaru Rendani, du Plessis N, Moor B StC and Rosettenstein S
S-BEAT: A preliminary cost estimation method for the sugarcane biorefinery.
Naidoo Prelene, Lokhat D and Stark A
Development of reactive extractants for the isolation of carboxylic acids.
Marondedze Edward T, Martincigh BS, Azim MM and Stark A
Degree of freedom analysis for steam balance monitoring calculations.
Foxon Kitty M and Masondo LL
Training sugar leaders: keeping the SMRI ten-week course relevant.
Govender Indiran and Madho S
A view into the boiling behaviour of massecuite in a pan tube.
Naidu Nirvana and Loubser RC
Application of machine learning algorithms in boiler plant root cause analysis: A case study on an industrial scale biomass unit co-firing sugarcane bagasse and furfural residue at excessive final steam temperatures.
Laubscher R, Engelbrecht Q and Marais C Francois P
Upgrading the utility plant module for the generic sugar mill model.
Foxon Kitty M and Starzak M
Industry 4.0, Artificial intelligence and its application in a bagasse-fired power plant.
Du Toit Philip and Laubscher R
Dextran – A refiner’s perspective.
Moodley Mano and Khomo Nonhlanhla
After four decades: A new look at ion-exchange resin at the Tongaat Hulett Refinery.
Moodley Mano, Maharaj Cebisile, Khomo N, Rajoo N, Hardwick J and Hardwick E
New technique for effluent treatment in sulphitation sugar factories.
Mohan Narendra and Bajpai A
NIRS as a tool for improved process monitoring.
Gounden Tanya and Walthew D