Mass-rearing of insects workshop

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Biology
Department Name: Animal Sciences

Objectives:

Review basic information regarding key principles of mass-rearing of insects.
Adapt available knowledge to the specific South African context.
Relay principles of insectary design and construction, process management and insect pathology.
Discuss logistical considerations such as health and safety of insectary workers and principles of insect nutrition.
Review theory and technique of quality control of insect breeding facilities.
Visit local insect breeding facilities in Citrusdal and in Stellenbosch.

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: A Smith-Carstens
Contact Person Email: ab@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 4916
Latest Year Offered: 2019