PPRI News No. 64 – July 2005

*Helmuth Zimmermann retires from Weeds Division * Arne Witt takes over at Weeds Division * News from the Cedara Weeds Laboratory in KZN * Biocontrol of triffid weed (Chromolaena odorata) * Biocontrol of bugweed (Solanum mauritianum) * Biocontrol of famine weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) * Biocontrol of pompom weed (Campulclinium macrocephalum) * At last – a good biocontrol agent against lantana! * Finding safe and effective natural enemies for Pompom weed * New Eucalyptus pests discovered * Working for Water fights water hyacinth * Developing regulations in terms of the Biodiversity Act