October 22, 2021

GROUNDUP : Vital insect research unit to close due to government funding delay

Several research units that specialise in the control of invasive species using insects have stopped getting funding from the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE). One unit has already closed down and others are at risk. Their contracts came to an end and the new tender has been delayed. Weed biocontrol is considered an environmentally friendly and sustainable way to control invasive species. For instance, the Hartbeespoor…

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