Pest Alert: Media Release

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Pest Alert: Media Release

Pest Alert: Detection of a new pest caterpillar for the first time in South Africa

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) received several reports from farmers of an unidentified Lepidoptera pest causing damage to maize between 16 and 27 January 2017. However the pest was observed on maize by some South African producers since December 2016.

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