Mopane Worms Repopulation

OUR SERVICES

Bronze

Repopulating New & Overharvested Areas Per Hector.

The bronze service is one of our cheapest services and it involves placing mopane worm pupae into earth material around subject area.  The process is then left for nature to take its course.  There will be no other services offered after placing pupae into earth material.

What will be offered during this process?

  • Mopane worms pupae only.
  • Physical area populated.
  • 4454 Mopane worms pupae equal numbers male & female.  
  • Labour and Logistics            

Advantages

  • Easy to implement
  • cheaper

Disadvantages

  • More prone to weather elements
  • High risk of predation
  • Labour intensive

Silver

Repopulating New & Overharvested Areas Per Hector.

Our silver service uses our patented production process.  The process will manipulate pupae diapause enabling the client to see the hatched butterflies.  We will then release the butterflies into the area to be repopulated. This will allow the butterflies to mate and lay eggs on the host plant. The rest of the process is left to the client. There will be no other services offered after repopulating area with butterflies.

What will be offered during this process?

  • Gonimbrasia belina pupae.
  • Emperor moth butterfly.
  • Physical area populated.
  • 4454 Mopane worms pupae equal numbers male & female
  • Labour, Logistics & Technical assistance    

Advantages

  • Availability of butterflies likely to lead to caterpillars
  • Not labour intensive
  • Less time consuming

Disadvantages

  • High risk of predation
  • Expensive
  • Requires lot of resources

Gold

Repopulating New & Overharvested Areas Per Hector.

Our gold service uses our patented production process.  The process will ensure the client sees all four stages of the life cycle. We will manipulate pupae diapause enabling the client to see the hatched butterflies, eggs and larvae.  The process might include all the processes in bronze and silver and other additional patented aspects.  We will also carry out a basic training on how to incorporate agro-tourism in mopane worms farming.

What will client be offered during this process?

  • Gonimbrasia belina pupae.
  • Emperor moth butterfly.
  • Emperor moth eggs.
  • Emperor moth larvae.
  • Physical area populated.
  • Mopane worms agro-tourism training (basic).
  • Harvesting not included (Client responsibility)
  • 4454 Mopane worms pupae equal numbers male & female.
  • Labour, Logistics, Technical assistance & 1 year service support          

Advantages

  • Reduced predation
  • Not labour intensive
  • Best practice
  • Better results

Disadvantages

  • Very expensive
  • Requires lot of resources
  • Long process.