Pruning Tomato SCX824

Pruning Tomato SCX824

Pruning Tomato SCX824 The pruning of indeterminate open field tomato plants is a rather unconventional practice. However, by applying this practice by means of double stem pruning, Tomato SCX824 achieved some excellent results. The best time to start pruning is when...
Quality Sweetcorn

Quality Sweetcorn

Hygrotech & May Seed Quality Sweetcorn Hygrotech is very proud to announce that it will be introducing, marketing, and selling the May Seed sweetcorn programme in Southern Africa. We are very excited by this opportunity and the fact that May Seed is a sister...
Stellenbosch Farmer’s Day

Stellenbosch Farmer’s Day

March 2022 Hygrotech held their annual farmer’s day during the 10th and 12th March at their Stellenbosch trial farm. The format was different this year in that ‘outside’ businesses were invited to display their products like tractors, gin, wine and boutique...
Choosing a Butternut Variety

Choosing a Butternut Variety

Choice is everything Factors to consider There are currently many varieties on offer for the South African producer to choose from. Growers base their choice on the specifications of the end user, which could be for export, chopping and dicing, or whole, etc. Shape,...
Hybrid Habanero Cultivars

Hybrid Habanero Cultivars

Hybrid Power The latest updates Hygrotech has just screened the first hybrid Habanero cultivars. In these trials all three cultivars stood out regarding their plant sizes and fruit quality. Slightly bigger fruits than the old fashioned open pollinated. We are very...
Carrot Sturgeon Stood Out In Trials

Carrot Sturgeon Stood Out In Trials

In the picture: Farmer Stiaan Terblanche with a bunch of Sturgeon carrots. “Sturgeon is beautifully cylindrical with round points, great taste and colour.” After the success of carrot Dorado, new trial varieties from Bakker have been planted by Stiaan Terblanche...