Moth larva identification (with focus on FCM)

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Invertebrate taxonomy
Department Name: Conservation Ecology and Entomology

Objectives:

¿ Receive explanation and training on Hortgro¿s False Codling Moth monitoring protocol
¿ Learn best practices for moth larva collection and preservation
¿ Review major Lepidoptera pests of peaches and nectarines
¿ Learn basic taxonomic terminology for differentiating moth larvae pests
¿ Practice identifying moth larvae under a stereomicroscope using available tools

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Duration: 5 hours
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: CS Bazelet
Contact Person Email: cbazelet@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: () 808 9416
Latest Year Offered: 2017