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Category: Bio-Security

FOUR ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES FOR SOLOMON ISLANDS

admin- December 21, 2020

  The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the country has dropped to four after one of the five COVID-19 patients was tested negative. These ... Read More

Biosecurity preps virus for beetle eradication

admin- October 10, 2018

A male and female Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle. Biosecurity Solomon Islands is introducing two virus to tackle the Coconut Rhinoceros beetle epidemic severely damaging the coconuts ... Read More

Coconut Rhinoceros beetle threatens Shortland Islands plantations.

admin- May 19, 2018

An example of a coconut tree ruined by the rhinoceros beetle Residents of three villages in Shortland Island are worried, their copra production will drop ... Read More

Coconut rhinoceros beetle threatens Russell Islands plantation

admin- March 7, 2018

An example of a coconut tree ruined by the coconut rhinoceros beetle The largest coconut plantation in Solomon Islands and the southern hemisphere is becoming ... Read More

Experts plan to defeat rhinoceros beetle with disease

admin- January 26, 2018

An example of a coconut tree ruined by the rhinoceros beetle A disease could be the downfall of the destructive coconut rhinoceros beetle — or ... Read More

Biosecurity teams mobilise against coconut rhinoceros beetle

admin- December 7, 2017

An example of a coconut tree ruined by the beetle The biosecurity department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock is sending teams to several islands ... Read More

SI NEEDS TO TIGHTEN UP BIO-SECURITY MEASURES

admin- February 9, 2016

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Jimmy Saelea. Photo credit: SIBC. Solomon Islands needs to strengthen its bio-security capabilities to prevent future ... Read More