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.

Saartjie Kidson

Briza Publications author Saartjie Kidson is an avid outdoor person and fanatical bird watcher as well as the Founder of the Naboomspruit Bird Club. She likes to travel to far places for rare and elusive birds of the world and to study the trees and butterflies of the environment she is in. Saartjie has devoted many years to orchid growing and is now a retired Orchid Judge.

Books by Saartjie Kidson

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  • Spotter’s Guide – Birds of the Lowveld
  • Kitsgids – Voëls van die Laeveld
  • e-Kitsgids Bosveld Voëls
  • e-Spotter’s Guide Bushveld Birds
  • Spotter’s Guide: Birds of the Bushveld
  • Kitsgids: Voëls van die Bosveld

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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