Locusts : control them in time

THE BIG PROBLEM with the current locust infestation in Namaqualand, the Bushmanland and the Karoo is that action is taken too late. Speaking is Dr Gerhard Verdoorn, operations and stewardship manager at CropLife SA, who already has 40 years of experience in dealing with locust pests. He thinks sprin- canes must be controlled in the…