Jan Landman

Postharvest Extension Officer   Jan joined the Extension team within CRI in 2021. He has over 25 years experience in general maintenance and technical side of packhouses, knowledge of various wax applications, identification of pest and diseases on citrus....

Dr. Davina Saccaggi

Research Entomologist & Acarologist Davina has 15 years of experience in agricultural biosecurity en entomology and acarology. Her research has dealt with understanding and preventing entry of agricultural insect and mite pests. She brings this experience to the...

Dr. Rachelle Bester

Researcher : Biotechnology  Experienced in the development of biotechnological tools and the utilisation of bioinformatic data analyses of HTS data to study diseases in woody perennials. 10 years’ experience in the development of molecular detection and quantitation...

Dr. Hano Maree

Programme Coordinator & Researcher: HLB & and Biotechnology  His research focus for the last 15 years is graft transmissible diseases in perennial fruit crops. Currently, he studies citrus diseases mainly, CTV and HLB using molecular approaches. The...

Melissa Peyper

Technician : IPM   3 years agriculture and technical experience. 5 years citrus entomology and technical experience QUALIFICATIONS BSc...

Dr. Tammy Marsberg

Researcher : IPM   2 years post-doctoral fellowship at CRI and one year contract worker at CRI (3 years experience in citrus with CRI). Field and lab experience (genetic identification and biological assays). QUALIFICATIONS PhD...