HortResearch SA


Research: Test your new products for benefits by having field or pot trials professionally carried out. Use the research information to promote and develop your product.

Consulting Services: Get help in managing your crops in terms of nutrition, new growing techniques, pruning, fertigation, hydroponic culture, irrigation, and pest and disease control.

Booklets and literature are also provided, and can be sourced on this website. Fertilisation and fertigation programs are provided for all crops.

Varieties of Sale: Become a member of a grower-group for a new variety of fruit - mandarins, litchi, avocado and others. Purchase a new variety and all its rights regarding distribution and marketing.

Products: Purchase products developed by HortResearch SA. Included are protective fruit bags or sleeves, protective spray coatings, fungicides, pesticides, growth regulators, and nursery trees and plants.

Fungicide, Pesticide or Fertiliser Registration: Have your new product researched for registration, and have HortResearch SA submit your registration.

Detailing methodology of New Intense Growing Systems: Become equipped to grow mango, litchi or avocado adopting the small tree, intensive system of growing. Such systems are superior in cost efficiency and fruit production.

Agricultural tours linked with system education: Familiarise yourself with methods of culture of numerous crop by participating in our luxury field tours.


Products and Services

HortResearch SA, is an agricultural services company and product supplier situated on the outskirts of Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa. Assets include 43 ha of rich land on which horticultural research and development activities are carried out.

Main Crops: Mango, Litchi, Avocado, Banana, Macadamia, Citrus, Tomato, Cucumber, Pepper, Apple, Peach, Plum, and Nectarine.

Dr Steven A. Oosthuyse, CEO

(PhD (Agric), MBA)

Ultra-High Density Mango Culture

Protective Fruit Sleeves or Closed Bags

Learn about growing and marketing new varieties.

HortResearch SA majorly affiliated to SQM and its distributors world-wide