PPRI News No. 68 – April – June 2006

* New faces at the Weeds Division * The 34th Annual Weeds Biological Control
Workshop at Klein Kariba: 22-26 May 2006 * Collaborative research on southern African Leaf Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) * Mites a serious problem on apples in the Western Cape * Pareuchaetes insulata population explodes on the KZN South Coast * Exploration for seed-feeders of Eucalyptus species in Australia * New biocontrol agent from Australia released against Hakea sericea * The threat of hydrilla to South Africa.