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Members of CBC attend International Symposium in Queenstown, New Zealand

Four members of the Centre for Biological Control (CBC), Associate Prof Julie Coetzee, Dr Grant Martin and two PhD students, Samuel Motitsoe and Rosali Smith recently attended the 15th International Symposium on Aquatic Plants (ISAP), from the 18th to 23th February 2018.

RU Centre for Biological Control, a national asset

Widely regarded as the number one Entomology research unit in the country, the Department of Zoology and Entomology launched its groundbreaking Centre for Biological Control (CBC) on Thursday, 2 November 2017.

Rhodes launches Centre for Biological Control

Rhodes University is launching its Centre for Biological Control (CBC) in the Department of Zoology and Entomology. The Centre builds on the existing capacity within the institution and facilitates partnerships with other organisations locally, regionally and internationally.

RU BCRG releases a new biological control agent on a Pacific island

A biological control agent, eriophyid mite (Colomerus spathodea) was released to control the invasive, African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata) on Rarotonga which is a small island that forms part of the Cook Islands on the Pacific.

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