Biological control of bellyache bush: Native range surveys in South America

The Biological control of bellyache bush: Native range surveys in South America project investigated potential biological control agents for bellyache bush (Jatropha gossypiifolia) in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay. To learn more about this project, please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.NBP.0750) (PDF, 2.5 MB) from the Meat & Livestock Australia website.

When: 1 September to 31 August 2013

Contact: Dr K Dhileepan

Collaborators: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and Plant Protection Research Institute, South Africa