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Professor Brenda Wingfield receives prestigous Chancellor Award: Research
The SASPP and its members would like to congratulate Professor Brenda Wingfield for winning the prestigous Chancellor Award: Research, which is awarded to a researcher in recognition of exceptional achievement in the field of research aimed at the advancement of science, and the associated promotion of the interests of the University of Pretoria.
Prof. Brenda Wingfield was given the award for her pioneering work in fungal genomics in South Africa.
NSTF Discussion Forum
Topic: Plant health in South Africa – threats to biosecurity, biodiversity and food security
The NSTF Discussion Forum topics include detecting and controlling plant health problems, research into pests and pathogens, chemicals versus biological control, and the role of breeding and technology for resistance.
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The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2020 as a year to recognize and protect plant health. The year is expected to increase awareness among the public and policy makers of the importance of healthy plants and the necessity to protect them in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
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