NATIONAL MONITORING
FABI diagnostic clinic team - National Survey and diagnostic services, compilation of host list
Funding: FABI
Drs Trudy Paap & Mesfin Gossa (FABI, UP) - Countrywide PSHB survey in botanical gardens
Funding: SANBI, IPSN, FABI, DEFF?

COMMERCIAL FORESTS
Dr Trudy Paap & Darryl Herron (FABI, UP)
Project: Countrywide PSHB survey in commercial plantations (pines, eucalypts, wattles)
Funding: FABI, TPCP

AGRICULTURAL CROP TREES
Michael du Toit (FABI, UP, MSc student)
Supervisors: Profs N. van den Berg, W. de Beer, Dr G. Fourie
Project: Impact of PHSB on Avocado trees in South Africa
Funding: Hans Merensky

Shawn Fell (FABI, UP, MSc student)
Supervisors: Profs W. de Beer, B. Hurley, G. Marais
Project: Impact of PSHB on Pecan trees in South Africa
Funding: SAPPA

Keamogetswe Maswanganyi (FABI, UP, MSc student)
Supervisors:  Dr A. Hammerbacher, Prof. W de Beer
Project: Microbial volatiles as potential host finding-cues for the PHSB
Funding: CTHB, Max Planck Institute

Claire Randolph (FABI, UP, Honours student)
Supervisors: Prof. W. de Beer, Dr Trudy Paap
Project: Survey of PSHB in commercial tree nurseries in Gauteng
Funding: FABI

Dee Twiddy (FABI, UP, Honours student)
Supervisors: Dr Gerda Fourie, Profs. N. van den Berg, W de Beer
Project: Impact of PHSB on macadamia trees in South Africa
Funding: SAMAC

NATURAL FORESTS
Allan Gonzalez (FABI, UP, MSc student)
Supervisors: Profs W. de Beer, T. Paap, F. Roets
Project: Impact of PSHB on native forests in KwaZulu-Natal
Funding: CBC, CTHB, FABI, DEFF?

Garyn Townsend (FABI, UP, MSc student)
Supervisors: Profs W. de Beer, M. Hill, F. Roets
Project: Impact of PSHB on Southern & Eastern Cape Native forests
Funding: CBC, CTHB, FABI, DEFF?

Elmar Van Rooyen (US, MSc student)
Supervisors:  Prof. F. Roets, W. de Beer, M. Hill
Project: Impact of PSHB in Cape Peninsula and on Southern Cape Native forests
Funding: CTHB, US, FABI, DEFF?

ENVISAGED PROJECTS
PhD project (advertised) (US)
Supervisors: Profs F. Roets, W. de Beer
Project: monitoring and reducing the impact of PSHB in the Somerset-West area
Funding: Vergelegen Estate

Postdoc (to be advertised) (FABI, UP)
Supervisors: Prof. W. de Beer, M. Hill, B. Hurley
Project: Exploring potential biocontrol agents for PHSB control
Funding: DEFF?

PhD project (FABI, UP)
Supervisors: Profs W. de Beer, M. Byrne, Dr T. Paap
Project: Management of PSHB in urban areas (Johannesburg & Soweto) & population genetics of the beetle and fungus in South Africa
Funding: Johannesburg Cityparks?

PhD project (Wits)
Supervisors: Profs M. Byrne, W. de Beer, Dr S. Newete
Project: Remote sensing tools for PSHB risk assessment in urban areas (Johannesburg & Soweto)
Funding: Johannesburg Cityparks?