Submissions sought on agent to combat crop pest

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has opened submissions on an application to release a type of parasitic wasp as a biological control agent to combat a psyllid (plant louse) that attacks tomatoes, potatoes, capsicums and tamarillos in New Zealand.

Hon Jo Goodhew: In Focus: 28 January 2016

Press Release – New Zealand National Party While away on holiday over the New Year period I spent time thinking about and planning for the year ahead. I also frequently checked on weather conditions for Canterbury, hoping that some much needed rain was falling.