Graham Anderson (Anderson Nursery, Australia), Oren Wallach (Oren Nursery, Israel), Dr André Ernst of Allesbeste Boerdery, Dr Avner Silber of the Volcani Institute (Israel), Daniel Banai of Israel, Omer Winston (Winston Farm, Israel) and Danny Stern of Netafim.
Oren Wallach (left) and Graham Anderson (right), two nurserymen, receive the Maulma Pioneer award from Dr André Ernst of Allesbeste Boerdery.
Daniel Arispe of TAL SA (Peru), Abraham de Villiers of the Allesbeste nursery, Dr Avner Silber of the Volcani Institute in Israel, Wessel Lemmer of ABSA, Dr André Ernst, Zander Ernst and Edrean Ernst of Allesbeste Boerdery.
Louwrens Jooste and Zander Ernst of Allesbeste Boerdery.
Daniel Arispe of TAL SA in Peru.
Bram Snijder, technical director at Lombard Spies, with Perry Kruithof of IFQS.
Carl Fourie, area manager of Santam insurance company in Tzaneen, with his colleagues MacDonald Makoro, Johan Taljaard and Viktor Styger.
Dr Frans Kruger of Lowveld Technical Services and expert on the export protocol of Maluma, addresses delegates during an orchard visit.
Dr Mary Lu Arpaia of the University of California with Daniel Banai, avocado and mango farmer from Israel.
View over a terraced avocado orchard.
Brenda Greyvensteyn, marketing manager at Afrupro, with colleagues Lizelle Drotskie and Meriam Ngwako.
Nico Claassens of Laeveld Agrochem, Tony Schultz of Serenity Farm and Nic Human, the latter both avocado farmers.
Abraham Ngwalugwalu, Alidzulwi Rathogwa, Jackson Makheda and Rabela Mashila of the Department of Agriculture in the Vhembe District of Limpopo.
Tiaan Snyman of Agrimotion with Pieter Naudé of Denau, grape and citrus farm in the Hex River Valley, Western Cape.
Tracey Campbell, technical manager at Halls, with Mark Baker, Halls operations director in South Africa and Mark Taylor, business development manager at Halls.
André Lotz of Elandsrivier Boerdery in Prince Alfred Hamlet (Western Cape), Peter Vereecke of Blacknoll Farm in Limpopo and Andries Bester, technical adviser with Subtrop.
Hedra Peer, nurserywoman at a kibbutz in the Jordan Valley, with Lior and Yarden Peer.
Zander Ernst, production and marketing manager of Allesbeste Boerdery.
Frans Laubscher, Werner Beukes and Renier van Niekerk of Felco.
Tatura trellis orchard.
Tatura trellis avocado orchard.
Dr André Ernst, Liezel Ernst, Edrean Ernst and Zander Ernst of Allesbeste Boerdery in Tzaneen, Limpopo.
Vertical trellising of avocados.
Vertical trellising of avocados.
Staff and pupils of Hoërskool Merensky give a demonstration of whip-cracking, to earsplitting effect.
Nadia Last, department head of agricultural studies at Hoërskool Merensky, Donovan Lewis, Maluma symposium organiser and Sarie Espach of Amorentia Estate nursery.
Clive Garrett, marketing manager at ZZ2.
Flip Opperman, Francois Marais, Francois Roux, Johan vd Heever of the Laeveld Boerdery Trust and Gerhard Olivier, all from About IT.
Johan Green of Freshworld with Martin Gubitz, avocado farmer.
Dries Enslin, relationship executive at ABSA, Erik van Papendorp, agricultural economist at ABSA and Juan Winter of Source.
Tatura trellising of avocados.
John Perold of the Sundays River Citrus Company in the Eastern Cape and Pieter Swanepoel of the Ellerton Trust, also Eastern Cape.
Paul van der Berg of irrigation firm Bekmar and Deon van der Linde of First National Bank.
Puwayi Mpofu, an architect, with vegetable farmer Jabulani Galubetse from Brits (in the North West Province).
Dr André Ernst of Allesbeste and Oren Wallach, whose nursery in Israel has played a dominant role in development of the Maluma avocado in that country.
Aiden, Stephen and Marcelle Mackay of the eponymous Queensland banana, avocado and papaya farm in Australia.
Combrink Venter and Jason Kinnear of P&A Saailinge, vegetable seedling nursery in Mooketsi.
Pieter Naudé of Hex River grape farm Denau with Ruan Gerber and Gerhardus Smit of Breërivier Besproeiing, also Western Cape.
Johann and Fritz Ernst from Busby Sawmills in Piet Retief, Mpumalanga.
Fredri Kok of Patensie Citrus (Eastern Cape) and Johan van der Merwe of Nulandis.
Trekking up to an orchard.
Gaining insight into Allesbeste's farming practices.
Veronica Ledwaba of Westfalia and Dikeledi Chokwe, avocado farmer at Dike Agri Solutions in Makaba, Limpopo.
Jakoos Scheepers of citrus farm Gonjah Boerdery in Patensie, Eastern Cape, with Cornell Vermaak (also Gonjah) and Merwe van der Watt of Cambria, also an Eastern Cape citrus farm.
View over terraced avocado orchard.
Terraced avocado orchard.
Matika Khathutshelo of an avocado and macadamia farm in Thoyandou, Limpopo.
Avocado trees on ridges.
Monty Hunter, MD of RDI Limitada, avocado farm in Mozambique, and Neil Duckworth of Makore, litchi and avocado farm in Mozambique.
Hippo footprint in avocado orchard.
Mandla and Rebaone Mooko of Baleti Estate in Modjadjiskloof.
Robert Marowe (Dept Agriculture Vhembe District, Limpopo), Nomuyo Matlala (transformation officer at Subtrop) and Robert Rafonyolodzi (also Dept Agriculture Vhembe District).
Pupils of Hoërskool Merensky with agriculture department head Nadia Last at right.
Waldi Botha and Hennie Botha of Dawson in Mozambique.
Wiekus van der Walt of Bridelia/Furstenburg and Dylan Pope of Springfield Farms, both avocado farmers in Levubu.
Willem Smit of Netafim.
Thys Greeff of Vangoberry in Namibia, Truter Lotz of Netafim, Eugene Dunn of Vredendal Besproeiing and Charles Cherry, Cherry Besproeiing, all from the Western Cape.
Parick Muchimba, agricultural engineer with irrigation firm Amiran in Zambia.
Anthony Moolman of Group Editors in George (Western Cape) and Dr Guy Witney, avocado consultant (formerly with California Avocado Commission).
Jandri Duvenage of RSA Market Agency with Wynand Espach of Amorentia Estate nursery in Politsi.