Unit plan: Biocontrol in action
Nature of Science
Download Unit plan
- Biocontrol in action.doc 88 kB
Students carry out a practical investigation to help AgResearch scientists monitor the spread of Microctonus aethiopoides (a tiny wasp) and its success as a biocontrol agent for clover root weevil.
To investigate the efficacy of a real biocontrol agent in New Zealand and to understand the significance of biocontrol in the wider context of dairy farming
Biocontrol, clover root weevil, wasp, dairy farming.
- 26 November 2007