Horticultural Sciences
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Department of Horticulture - Staff

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The Department of Horticultural Science has a dynamic group of staff members that are dedicated towards research, teaching, and learning, but also care about their community. Research and teaching interests range from pre-to postharvest aspects and covers a wide variety of crops including deciduous fruit, subtropical crops, citrus, vegetables, berries, nuts and cut flower products. Postdoctoral fellowships further enhance existing research programmes and are encouraged. A layout of the current staff with a brief description of their teaching/research or support role at indicated on the Horticulture research Tree diagram.

Academic and Research Team

South African Research Chair in Post Harvest Technology (SARChl)

Citrus Research International (CRI) Seconded Staff

Hortgro Seconded Staff

Extra-Ordinary Appointments



Analytical Lab


Maturity Indexing Team