Dr. Sonet Van Zyl
PhD (Agric) Viticulture, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
MScAgric Viticulture, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2003
BScAgric Viticulture and Genetics (Plant Breeding) Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2000.
Office: Viticulture & Enology Building #202
Brief Introductory Statement:
Dr. Van Zyl joined the faculty at Department of Viticulture and Enology in September 2011. She was previously appointed as a researcher at the South African Agricultural Research Council in Stellenbosch where she evaluated new table and raisin grape cultivars. Her research interests include table and raisin grape production and marketing, cultivar development and evaluation, grapevine and rootstock breeding for improved quality and pest and disease resistance, industry focused research for the California table grape and raisin industries.