CBB Seminar: "New technologies in pest control” Event as iCalendar


07 March 2013

18 - 18pm

Venue: University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus Blg 733 Rm 201

Host: Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity

Jamie MacKay

Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity, University of Auckland

Helen Blackie

Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation, Lincoln University

“New technologies in pest control”

The Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation (CWMC) at Lincoln University is working on providing new solutions for pest control. The multidisciplinary CWMC team and collaborators includes experts in animal ecology, wildlife management, pharmacology, toxicology and design engineering. This broad base of expertise has led to some exciting new developments including the first new vertebrate toxin registration in 30 years (PAPP, registered for feral cats and stoats). Other recent developments include an automated species recognition and detection system and a species-specific long-life control tool for invasive pests. In this talk we will discuss the development process of these tools, field trials and the some of the advantages to working in a multi-disciplinary team.


More information on the CBB seminar series

CBB website