PPRI News No 109 – October 2016-March 2017

Asian woolly hackberry has spread to South Africa * Valuable findings from herbicide trials on pompom weed * Could drought explain declining populations of a Chromolaena biocontrol agent * Diagnostic laboratories registered with Department of Agriculture * Soilborne Plant Disease Interest Group * ARC-PPRI living fungal culture collection * Reed meadow grass (Glyceria maxima) * Beekeeping development * Gall-forming tephritid fly * Lady beetle established on yellow-bells on South Coast *