School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Benice Sivparsad

Honorary Research fellow (UKZN), Senior Research Scientist (ICFR)

Dr Benice Sivparsad joined the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR) after working as a post-doc in Plant Pathology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she also completed her PhDShe holds a Y rating from the National Research Foundation (NRF). At the ICFR, Dr Sivparsad is working on developing integrated pest management strategies aimed at minimising risk to tree plantations. 

Research interests

  • Eucalypt Forest Protection,  
  • Biological Control, 
  • Integrated Pest Management 

Research profiles