oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Economic entomology - its present and future needs in South Africa
|Article Title||Economic entomology - its present and future needs in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Publication Date||Sep 1948|
|Pages||03 - 12|
|Keyword(s)||Biological control, Bubonic plague bacillus, Eucalyptus snout beetle, Industrial and agricultural expansion, Maize stalk borer, Pest preventive control, Professional economic entomologists, Tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes and Veld conservation|
Intensive and extensive research on the entomological problems of this country by a fairly adequate staff of trained economic entomologists have commenced at about 1919. Considering the vastness of our country with its great variations in topography and climate, and the large number of insect pests which beset us, and considering the comparatively small number of workers in the field of applied entomology, we have no reason to feel ashamed of the results achieved.
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