Briza Authors

At Briza, our authors are our pride! They are specialists in their fields and above all great writers, producing excellent books which educate us and lead us to a greater understanding of our world.

Keith Kirsten

Often called South Africa’s favourite gardener, Briza Publication’s author Keith Kirsten has been known by and involved in the gardening and horticultural community for more than 30 years. Keith popularized gardening in South Africa with his infectious enthusiasm and his love for plants through the numerous books and articles he has written, his countless lectures and his very popular radio and TV shows.

As the owner and Managing Director of Keith Kirsten Horticulture International, Keith specializes in promoting gardening and garden plants locally and abroad. Keith searches far and wide to bring the best new varieties of plants to South African gardeners, and has done a lot in recent years to promote and popularize South Africa’s rich floral heritage both locally and internationally. He is also a landscape and environment consulting guru.

Books by Keith Kirsten

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Rolf Becker

Briza Publications author Rolf Becker graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biochemistry, as well as a Master of Science and PhD in Biochemistry. He was Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Limpopo for 20 years, while also furthering his...

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Alma Möller

Briza Publications author Alma Möller graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Botany and Genetics, and a Master of Science in Entomology, after obtaining a postgraduate certificate in Electron Microscopy. She worked at the University of Limpopo as Electron...

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CJ Cilliers

Author CJ Cilliers is a retired researcher with a PhD in entomology. She is known for her research on the biological control of insects pests and aquatic weeds, implementing biological control and integrated pest and weed management in South Africa and elsewhere. This...

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CE van Ginkel

Author CE van Ginkel is a freshwater scientist, with a PhD in botany. As a special scientist in the then Department of Water Affairs, she practised aquatic science over several decades throughout South Africa. She was the coordinator of the National Eutrophication...

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Piet van Wyk

The late author Piet van Wyk (1931 - 2006) was a biologist who worked for three decades as a researcher in the Kruger National Park. He authored several popular books on southern African trees. Wyle outeur Piet van Wyk (1931 - 2006) was 'n bioloog wat drie dekades as...

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