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Tractor performance evaluation facility ​

Preparation of land for a
vegetable garden

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Cassava harvesting during a
farmers' day at Venda [pdf]

To improve the sustainability of crop production through efficient mechanisation implements, equipment and systems and to develop and evaluate electronic equipment which complement and improve agricultural research and progress.



  • Research and crop production mechanisation systems

  • Development and testing of equipment and systems

  • Mechanisation planning

  • Mechanised Cassava Plantation Development pdf

  • Specialised electronic instrumentation to assist researchers in achieving their goals, e.g. telemetric technology

  • Electronic equipment and systems for the agricultural environment

  • Precision farming electronic equipment utilization possibilities

  • Training on agricultural mechanisation and precision agriculture

(See publication list for publications on plant production mechanisation.)

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