​​​​​The ARC was established in 1990 through the Agricultural Research Act 86 of 1990 (as amended by Act 27 of 2001) and is the principal agricultural research institution in South Africa. It is a schedule 3A public entity in terms of the Public Finance Management Act 1 of 1999, (as amended by Act 29 of 1999).  [more..]


Research Focus Areas

AEI_No-till planter.jpgNATURAL RESOURCES AND ENGINEERING

ARC-API, ARC-OVI​ANIMAL PRODUCTION
AND HEALTH

ARC-Infruitec/Nietvoorbij, ARC-ITSCHORTICULTURE

ARC-GCI, ARC-IIC, ARC-SGIFIELD CROPS

 

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5th Annual G.I.S. Summit 2014http://www.arc.agric.za/Events Library/5th Annual G.I.S. Summit 2014.pdf5th Annual G.I.S. Summit 2014Theme: The instrumental role of Geospatial data and its benefits in Public and Private sectors.Focus Rooms Sunninghill, South AfricaARC-Soil, Climate and Water (ISCW)
The South African National Survey of Arachnida (SANSA)http://www.arc.agric.za/arc-ppri/Presentations Library/The South African National Survey of Arachnida (SANSA).pdfThe South African National Survey of Arachnida (SANSA)To document the Arachnida fauna of South AfricaARC-Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI)
UMLINDI Issue 2014-04, 14 April 2014http://www.arc.agric.za/arc-iscw/Newsletter Library/UMLINDI Issue 2014-04, 14 April 2014.pdfUMLINDI Issue 2014-04, 14 April 2014Content: Rainfall; Standardized precipitation index; Rainfall deciles; Water balance; Vegetation conditions; Vegetation Condition Index; Vegetation Conditions and rainfall; Fire Watch; AgroClimatology and CRIDARC-Soil, Climate and Water (ISCW)
Mada polluta on tecomahttp://www.arc.agric.za/arc-ppri/Fact Sheets Library/Mada polluta on tecoma.pdfMada polluta on tecomaARC-Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI)
Tecoma stanshttp://www.arc.agric.za/arc-ppri/Fact Sheets Library/Tecoma stans.pdfTecoma stansARC-Plant Protection Research Institute (PPRI)
Wes-Kaap koring presteer goedhttp://www.arc.agric.za/arc-sgi/News Articles Library/Wes-Kaap koring presteer goed.pdfWes-Kaap koring presteer goedTeen die agtergrond van die afnemende produksie van koring onder droeland in die Vrystaat, is die Wes-Kaap tans die anker van koringproduksie in Suid-Afrika en maak tans 50% uit van die totale produksie in Suid-Afrika - SA Graan (Invoegsel), vol 16(3) Maart 2014, pp. 7-8ARC-Small Grain Institute (SGI)
Twee droëland-koringkultivars bygevoeg vir somerreenvalstreekhttp://www.arc.agric.za/arc-sgi/News Articles Library/Twee droëland-koringkultivars bygevoeg vir somerreenvalstreek.pdfTwee droëland-koringkultivars bygevoeg vir somerreenvalstreekTydens die onlangse vergadering van die Nasionale Kultivarwerkgroep is twee kultivars bygevoeg by die lys van aanbevole kultivars onder droeland in die somerreenvanstreek. Die kultivar SST 316 het 'n medium groeiseisoen en beskik oor 'n goeie uitloopweerstand, terwyl SST 317 'n lang groeier is, met uitstekende uitloopweerstand - SA Graan (Invoegsel), vol 16(3) Maart 2014, pp. 5-6ARC-Small Grain Institute (SGI)
Koringsaad is te duurhttp://www.arc.agric.za/arc-sgi/News Articles Library/Koringsaad is te duur.pdfKoringsaad is te duurAs 'n produsent dink dat hy nie gesertifiseerde saad kan bekostig nie aangesien dit te duur is en dat teruggehoude saad heelwat kostes kan bespaar, maak hy 'n groot fout. Die voordele wat die aanplant van gesertifiseerde saad inhou, is legio. Hoekom dus nie jou risiko verlaag en daarvan gebruik maak nie?ARC-Small Grain Institute (SGI)

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