Technical - How to - crop production
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Imbricate cactus: the devil to destroy

Controlling this cactus can be hard work, cautions Roelof Bezuidenhout.
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Know your crop pests: Citrus swallowtail

This is a large butterfly with a wingspan of 8cm (females are slightly bigger than males).
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Getting started with potatoes - Part 3

Bill Kerr takes us through ridging and harvesting.
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Growing sweet potatoes

Unless you obtain clean planting material from time to time, there is a risk of virus lowering yield and quality in your sweet potatoes.
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Getting started with potatoes - Part 2

Bill Kerr discusses fertilisation and pest control.
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Getting started with potatoes -Part 1

Small farmers in rural areas can make a profit selling potatoes directly to the community, says Bill Kerr.
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About phytotoxicity

Sometimes, your crops will be ‘allergic’ to certain chemicals, warns Paul Donovan.
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Get a crop scout to check your lands

A good crop scout can be a valuable asset to the farmer, says Paul Donovan.
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Know your crop pests: Red scale

Red scale, a sap-sucking insect, is one of the most disruptive pests in the citrus industry.
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Starting with pumpkins – Part 3

If a few simple precautions are taken, this crop is easy to grow, explains Bill Kerr.
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