n African Entomology - Hustache (Curculionidae), a new biological control agent for bugweed, Scopoli, in South Africa, poses no risks to cotton production : short communications

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589
  • Author T. Olckers
  • Source : African Entomology, Volume 16, Issue 1, Mar 2008, p. 137 - 139
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
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Management of the invasive South American tree, Scopoli (Solanaceae) (bugweed, woolly nightshade), in South Africa will be greatly enhanced by the establishment of florivorous agents that reduce the weed's excessive levels of fruiting (Olckers 1999).

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