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Prickly acacia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica (syn. Acacia nilotica subsp. indica) (Fabaceae), a major weed in the natural grasslands of western Queensland, has been a target of biological control since the 1980s with limited success to date. Surveys in India, based on genetic and climate...

Dhileepan, K.; Taylor, D. B. J.; Lockett, C. J.; Balu, A.; Seier, M. K.; Murugesan, S.; Tanner, R. A.; Pollard, K. M.; Kumaran, N.; Neser, S.
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2-7 March 2014, 2014, pp 21-30
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Termites are a major constraint to subsistence agriculture, causing yield losses up to 100%. Recent studies have demonstrated the efficacy of the fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae for controlling termites, but little is yet known about sustainable application of this biocontrol agent. This study will...

Nyeko, P.; Gohole, L. S.; Maniania, N. K.; Agaba, H.; Sekamatte, B. M.
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference on "Building capacity for food security in Africa", Entebbe, Uganda, 20-24 September 2010, 2010, pp 333-337

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