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Controlling Whitefly
There are two major species of whitefly in South Africa: the sweet potato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum). Whitefly damages plants by feeding on their sap and excreting honeydew, as aphids do. This co
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From the middle of the 20th century, hunting clubs were set up in the Cape with the aim of controlling “problem wildlife”, and they became quite popular with farmers. Since 1910, the Cape has been busy with vermin control. Initially, it merely consis
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New Zealand To Stop Livestock Exports By Sea Due To Concerns
Authorities in New Zealand have announced that due to concerns about animal welfare, all exports of livestock by sea will be halted following a transition period of up to two years. Although the ban was welcomed by animal welfare groups, Wayne Langfo