Publications

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SASRI PUBLICATIONS

 Some publications are available for download directly from this page.
For further enquiries, please contact the SASRI librarian on: Tel: 031 508 7514. Email: library@sugar.org.za.

 
GENERAL

 

Rates for SASRI Services
This booklet  contains a detailed list of services and publications offered by SASRI, together with the associated costs, where applicable.

Download latest version: 2015-2016

 

Info Pack CD
An electronic compendium of SASRI publications including all editions of The Link, Information Sheets, Manuals, Posters, videos and SUSFARMS®. Updated annually.

   
NEWSLETTERS

 

The Link
A technical newsletter published three times a year, containing practical recommendations for sugarcane farmers.

See latest edition: September 2017

Download a list of all articles published to date.

Ingede

This technical newsletter, written in Zulu, is published two to three a year and has been running since 1998. It is distributed free of charge to industry members. A modest subscription can be negotiated for non-members.

See latest edition: September 2017

Download an list of all articles published to date:
Ingede Index Zulu

Ingede Index English

 
INFORMATION SHEETS

There are currently over 130 SASRI Information Sheets, each dealing with a different aspect of sugarcane agriculture.

Download list of Information Sheets

 
TECHNICAL GUIDES

 

Herbicide Guide
Recommended chemicals and related information for treatment of control of weeds in sugarcane. Updated annually.  

 

Mechanisation Reports and Posters
Please visit our Mechanisation page.

 
BOOKS AND MANUALS

Seedcane Production

Sugarcane Diseases in Southern Africa

Pest and Diseases identification guide(pocket size)
      
Green Manuring

IPM for eldana Control

Eldana Control manual

Weeds of the South African Sugar Industry

Identification and Management of Soils of the South African Sugar Industry

Understanding and managing Soils in the South African sugar industry

Soil Series of the Natal Sugar Belt

 
BOOKLETS

Careers in Sugarcane Agriculture
A booklet outlining the various careers in agriculture available at SASRI.

Download Careers Booklet

Visitor's Guide
A booklet containing details of the various research programmes, functions and services at SASRI.
Download Visitor's Guide.

Sugarcane quarantine in South Africa
A description of the procedures and facilities involved in the import and export of sugarcane material for plant breeding purposes.

Plant breeding crossing and selection programmes
A description of the various stages of the Plant Breeding programme at SASRI.

 
SMALL-SCALE GROWER POSTER SETS

 The following poster sets, available in English and Zulu, have been produced especially for the emerging farmer.

Cane quality

Relative Payment 

Pests of Sugarcane

Harvesting

Irrigation

The Sugar Industry

Weeds

Diseases

Fertilisers

Environment

Planting

Alien Plants

 
OTHER POSTERS

 

Biosecurity Alert - Chilo
(English, Afrikaans, Siswati, Portuguese)

Biosecurity Alert - Rust

Biosecurity Alert - Parthenium

Micronutrient deficiency in sugarcane

Nutrient deficiency in sugarcane

Common leaf symptoms
   
Maize Streak Virus

Pokkah Boeng 

SASRI’s recommendations for Eldana control

Varieties
(Coastal & Hinterland; Midlands; Irrigated)

SA Sugar Industry

Soil Testing

Using a Beta Sampler

SASRI Programme Planner

 
TRAINING VIDEOS

About SASRI

Fertiliser Advisory Service (FAS)

Harvesting (Zulu)

Knapsack Fertiliser Application
(English and Zulu)

Leaf Sampling (English and Zulu)

Planting (Zulu)

Soil Sampling (English and Zulu)

Sugarcane Loading Guidelines
(Zulu with English subtitles)

Tin & String Fertiliser Application (Zulu)

 

 
OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

 SA Sugar Research Institute Annual Progress Report
Download 2015-16 Progress Report (5Mb)

Founding of the SASA Experiment Station: 
The Development of Research in the First Fifty Years (BE Beater)

Extension: 
A brief history (AB Tucker)

Senior Certificate Course Notes:
Over 500 pages of notes on various aspects of sugarcane agriculture.

SUSFARMS Manual and Progress Tracker

The Sustainable Sugarcane Farm Management System (SUSFARMS®) is a farming system designed to encourage sustainable sugarcane production through the implementation of better management practices (BMPs). These BMPs are designed to reduce negative impacts on the environment, comply with legislation, maintain a high level of social responsibility and assist in ensuring financial sustainability.