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Agronomist

Philippus Daniel Van Heerden, South African agronomist. Achievements include research in novel work on stress tolerance in legumes. Named Best Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, Midred-Radloff Trust, 2002; recipient Best Science Paper, Protein Research Foundation, 2004; Commonwealth Scholarship, England, 1999—2000.

Background

Heerden, Philippus Daniel Van was born on August 11, 1968 in Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa. Son of Philip Van Heerden.

Career

Senior lecturer North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1996—2007. Senior agronomist S. African Sugarcane Res Institute, Mount Edgecombe, South Africa, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in novel work on stress tolerance in legumes.

Connections

Married Juanita Minnie, June 6, 1996. Children: Laura van Heerden, Andrea van Heerden.

father:
Philip Van Heerden Heerden

spouse:
Juanita Minnie

child:
Laura van Heerden

child:
Andrea van Heerden