Students carry out a practical investigation to help AgResearch scientists monitor the spread of Microctonus aethiopoides (a tiny wasp) and its success as a biocontrol agent for clover root weevil.

Purpose

To investigate the efficacy of a real biocontrol agent in New Zealand and to understand the significance of biocontrol in the wider context of dairy farming

Keywords

Biocontrol, clover root weevil, wasp, dairy farming.

 

    Published 26 November 2007