Crop Development

This entails all projects and activities relating to the development and on-farm management and production of suitable sugarcane varieties, as well as related crops. The Department consists of five sections, referred to as Programmes. The Programmes involve closely related technical activities, and deal with the various aspects of the production and management of a crop, namely:
⦁    Plant Breeding (variety improvement)
⦁    Agronomy
⦁    Crop protection
⦁    Agro-meteorology