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Distribution and seasonal abundance of the flowerbud weevil anthonomus santacruzi hustache (coleoptera : curculionidae) in KwaZulu-Natal and its impact on the invasive weed solanum mauritianum scopoli (solanaceae).
Solanum mauritianum Scopoli (Solanaceae), native to South America, is an invasive weed of tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions in many countries including South Africa. The seed-packed fruits are highly palatable ...
Monitoring the spread of Sirex noctilio in pine plantations in South Africa (2004 – 2014).
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Development of beauveria brongniartii as a bio-Insecticide to control white grub (coleoptera: scarabaeidae) species attacking sugarcane in South Africa.
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The taxonomy and aspects of the ecology of the Ephemeroidea (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) of the Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal Province, Republic of South Africa.
The Ephemeroidea or burrowing mayflies are a superfamily of the Ephemeroptera (mayflies) with a worldwide distribution. Recent decades have seen a sharp decline in their abundance globally. Literature reviews of the past ...
Population and behavioural studies on Calycomyza eupatorivora spencer (Diptera : Agromyzidae), a biological control agent of Chromolaena odarata (L.) King and Robinson (Asteraceae) in South Africa.
Chromolaena odorata (L.) King and Robinson (chromolaena, triffid weed) (Asteraceae: Eupatorieae) is one of the most problematic weeds in the subtropical northeastern parts of South Africa. Calycomyza eupatorivora Spencer ...
Aspects influencing the efficacy of Liothrips tractabilis Mound and Pereyra (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) : a biological control agent for the invasive weed Campuloclinium macrocephalum (Less.) DC. (Asteraceae) in South Africa.
Pompom weed, Campuloclinium macrocephalum (Less.) DC. (Asteraceae), an unpalatable, perennial, erect invasive herb from South America has become naturalized in South Africa, invading grasslands, savannas and wetlands, where ...
Impact of the biological control agent Aceria lantanae (Cook) (Acari: Trombidiforms: Eriphyidae) on the invasive weed Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae) in South Africa.
This study was conducted to determine the establishment, dispersal, performance and impact of a recently introduced flower-galling mite, Aceria lantanae (Cook) (Acari: Trombiformes: Eriophyidae) on the inflorescence and ...
The impact of soil water and nitrogen variability on the fitness and performance of Neolema abbreviata Larcordaire (Chrysomelidae) a biological control agent for Tradescantia fluminensis.
Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. (Commelinaceae) is a plant of Neotropical origin native to the southern parts of Brazil bordering Argentina. In South Africa, it is classified as a category 1B invader species in the National ...
An investigation into the robustness of insectary-reared Anopheles Arabiensis for use in the Sterile Insect technique for controlling malaria.
Human malaria is one of the deadliest vector-borne diseases in the world and is caused by parasites of the genus Plasmodium that are transmitted via mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. The highest impact of malaria can be ...