‚ÄčThe Cultivar Development Division provides limited services for the micropropagation of woody fruit plants (apple, pear, quince, apricot, peach, plum, grapevine and olive cultivars and rootstocks),

Research and experimentation

  • Techniques to improve plant tissue culture
  • Embryo rescue of stone fruit and interspecies crosses
  • Genetic engineering on fruit plants

Contact details: Dr Trevor Koopman, KoopmanT@arc.agric.za, (T) +27 (0) 21 809 8208