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    • Manipulation of neutral invertase activity in sugarcane 

      Joubert, Debra (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      The main goal of this project was to elucidate the apparent role of neutral invertase (NI) in sucrose accumulation in sugarcane. In the first part of the study putative transgenic cell lines (transformed with antisense ...

    • Isolation and evaluation of the sugarcane UDP-glucose dehydrogenase gene and promoter 

      Van der Merwe, Jennie (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      The young internodes of sugarcane are ideal targets for altering metabolism, through genetic manipulation, to potentially control known fungal diseases such as Smut or to increase sucrose yields in these regions that are ...