Integrated Pest Management Initiative
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Insect Identification

​​​​We provide several services and products for insect identification.


​Our INSECT IDENTIFICATION SERVICE serves primarily the Western Cape agricultural industry and users are invited to submit insect samples or damaged plant material. We work closely with the Disease Clinic in the Department of Plant Pathology​​. Insect ID form which should accompany any submitted samples and costs can be found below.

FORM General Insect ID.pdf​​

Price List.pdf



For quick identifications from the field, users are invited to send us images over our Whatsapp service​.Costs and further information can be found here​.


Fact sheets​​ and keys can also be produced for identifi​cation of agricultural pests and other insects.


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