An application to introduce two control agents for the biological control of giant reed was approved in January 2007. The agents are a gall-forming wasp, Tetramesa romana, and a scale insect, Rhizaspidiotus donacis.
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- pdf Potential beneficial and adverse effects of biological control agents for giant reed pdf File, 69 KB
- pdf Host range testing of Tetramesa romana and Rhizaspidiotus donacis pdf File, 356 KB
- pdf Summary of iwi responses to the giant reed application pdf File, 43 KB
- pdf Summary of responses to the giant reed application pdf File, 244 KB