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BLACK WATTLE BIOCONTROL AGENT: Dasineura rubiformis - is a midge that prevents black wattle from setting seed. Release time for the midge is now (July). See how you can help establish this midge in the Southern Cape, South Africa...
July 7, 2015 By Marè Collett, Garden Route Botanical Garden
Detection of a new pest of concern Euwallacea sp. nr fornicates, commonly known as the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB).
September 7, 2018 By Dept Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Biosecurity analyses and manages risks in the sectors of food safety, animal and plant life and health, including the associated environmental risk. A few links for information here in South Africa.
September 4, 2018 By agri handbook
This weed reaching 2metres in height is resistant to glyphosate -normally used to control weeds. It has been identified in the Northern Cape region in South Africa.
In May2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reaffirmed the safety of glyphosate, finding it is not a carcinogen. Their Decision found there are no risks to public health when glyphosate is used in accordance with its label.
Rare Plant Fair, Western Cape, held at Tokara Wine Estate, Apr 2019.
The Endangered Cape Orchid Project Launched in 2017 as part of the Society’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the ECOP aims to repopulate key areas of the Cape Floristic Region of the Western Cape with endangered orchid species.
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