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Plant Pathology Conducting Studies to Combat Mastitis

Prof Mark Laing from the Discipline of Plant Pathology at SAEES is presently conducting studies to utilize bacteriophages to combat mastitis in dairy cows.

Staphyloccocus aureus can infect the udders of cows, causing mastitis. This costs the dairy industry millions of rands every year.

Worse still, the antibiotics being used to control mastitis are not working against resistant Staph aureus strains.

This project is about finding beneficial viruses that infect and kill Staph aureus strains on cows, to provide an alternative treatment technology.

Watch this video below and see what alternative for antibiotics Prof Laing is working on.

 
 
 

 

Joint Research Project Good News for Durban Environment

The Durban Research Action Partnership (D’RAP), a joint initiative between the eThekwini Municipality and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, has been officially launched at a workshop held at the Durban Botanical Gardens.

 
 
Together at the launch of D’RAP are (from left) Dr Albert van Jaarsveld, Mr Errol Douwes, Professor Rob Slotow, Professor Mathieu Rouget, and Dr Sean O’Donoghue.
 
 

Agrometeorology Student Receives Best Poster Award at WaterNet Symposium


 
 
Mr Nicholas Mbangiwa with his award


 

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Global Change at UKZN

UKZN hosts 2016 Global Change Conference

 
 

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