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Investigation of soil quality (health) in commercial production of rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis) in the Western Cape, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The global demand for rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis) has steadily increased over the past five years thanks to the increased awareness of its health benefits, while rooibos tea production has decreased. ...
The effect of composted biochar on compost properties and mineralisation
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pyrolized carbon, also known as biochar, is a widely used soil conditioner recognized for its adsorption, C sequestration and agricultural qualities. This led to the investigation into the possible use ...
The effect of residue management on the nutrient cycle in the production of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) at Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape
(Stellenbosh : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) is a sensitive fynbos species with a large genetic variation, adapted to acid, nutrient poor soils, and can only be grown in certain parts of the Western- and Northern-Cape. ...