The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Research Programme Detail

Research Programme NameBiodiversity Group
Research Programme DescriptionFactors affecting seed germination, effect of heavy metals on plants, anti-oxidative systems in plants, in vivo and in vitro propagation of indigenous plants.
Research Programme TechniquesPlant tissue culture, Enzyme analysis, Electrophoresis, Spectrophotometric analysis, Determination of anti-microbial activity in medicinal plants.
Research Programme KeywordsPlant biotechnology, plant stress, oxidative stress.
Research FieldPlant biosciences
Responsible PersonNikolova, Roumian

Associated Scientists

Last Name First Name Title E-mail Address Department & Institution
Nikolova Roumian Prof Botany , University of Limpopo