Category: Insects/Pests/Diseases

GIANT AFRICAN SNAIL LOWER CROP PRODUCTION ON GUADALCANAL

Sibc News- April 19, 2016

The recent flash floods on Guadalcanal has spread the Giant African Snail further. Photo credit: The Hindu. A man from East-Central Guadalcanal is concerned, the ... Read More

INVASIVE COCONUT BEETLE REACHED NORTH-EAST GUADALCANAL

Sibc News- March 28, 2016

The Oryctes Rhinoceros. Photo credit: The dangerous and invasive Rhinoceros Beetle is now invading coconut plantations on North-East Guadalcanal. James Viriala of North East Guadalcanal ... Read More

SI NEEDS TO TIGHTEN UP BIO-SECURITY MEASURES

Sibc News- 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

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE EMBARKED ON RHINOCEROS BEETLE

Sibc News- February 6, 2016

The Oryctes Rhinoceros. Photo credit: The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock has embarked on controlling the invasive Rhinoceros beetle in the country. The beetle is ... Read More

SI CAN SURVIVE SNAIL THREAT

Sibc News- February 4, 2016

Guadalcanal remains affected with GAS. Photo: Courtesy of Wikimedia. Solomon Islands food security can survive the current biological threat posed by the invasive Giant African ... Read More

RARE CATERPILLAR DESTROYER.

Sibc News- September 26, 2015

Solomon Islands women prepare a sweet potato garden for planting. The rare pest has damaged similar food gardens. Photo credit: Radio Australia online. A rare ... Read More

AGRICULTURE TO INSTALL X-RAY MACHINE AT AIRPORT

Sibc News- April 27, 2015

Hon. Augustine Auga, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Development and MP for Lau and Baelelea. Photo credit: GCU. The National Government through the Ministry ... Read More