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The interaction between endophytic Fusarium species and Eldana saccharina (Lepidoptera) following in vitro mutagenesis for F. sacchari tolerance to control the borer in sugarcane.
Eldana saccharina is a major pest in the South African sugar industry. Stalk damage by this borer and infection of bored tissue by opportunistic fungi result in loss of biomass and sucrose content, respectively. Amongst ...
Mosquitocidal activity against Anopheles arabiensis of plants used as mosquito repellents in South Africa.
Ten plant species that are used as mosquito repellent in South Africa, Aloe ferox (leaves), Atalaya alata (leaves), Balanites maughamii (bark), Clausena anisata (leaves), Croton menyaarthii (leaves), Lippia javanica (leaves), ...
The morphology and chemical composition of the trichomes of Withania somnifera (Solanaceae)
For centuries, plants have been used in the cosmetic, culinary and medicinal industries. Recently however, the use of plants in the medicinal industry has increased due to the widespread awareness of the harmful effects ...