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Wiping out invasive wasps a 'critical issue' for New Zealand's environment

Posted by Louisa McKerrow (Admin) Nov 3, 2016 Posted in News

In 2015, Nelson-based Richard Toft won a WWF Conservation Innovation Award for the development of Vespex®, a protein-based wasp bait. Vespex® has been credited as the most effective tool for wide-area control of wasps and a "real game-changer" in the battle against both common and German wasps.

For more details - check out today's Stuff article "Wiping out invasive wasps a 'critical issue' ...d's environment" by Jonathan Carson.

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kiwifritz says... Dec 19, 2016

badgers control wasps here , in Germany ...

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