Dr Christo Marais

Dr Christo Marais

Christo Marais grew up on a wine, deciduous fruit and dairy farm near Robertson in the Breede River (Wide River) valley north east of Cape Town in South Africa.  In 1983 he obtained a diploma in forestry from the Saasveld School of Forestry, and in 1986 graduated with forestry, majoring in nature conservation from the University of Stellenbosch.  In 1988 he obtained an honours and in 1998 a Ph.D. in Nature Conservation.  The title of his...

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Corteva US Study Tour 2018

Prof Kellner was invited by Corteva Agriscience, a branch of DowDuPont (DowAgro Science), a world-wide company for the supply of Agricultural Chemicals, to be part of a team of 10 people from SA to travel to Texas, USA  for a Prosopis aerial application study tour from 27 July till 4 August 2018.  There are techniques for combating woody woods (especially the intruder Prosopis).  Only environmental and agricultural scientists doing research and...

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