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Cover for Aulacophora foveicollis (red pumpkin beetle)

In Greece, Pavlakos (1943) stated that attack by larval A. foveicollis on the roots and stems of sweet melons resulted in the entry of fungi,...

Cover for Banana bunchy top virus (bunchy top of banana)

BBTV is the most serious virus disease of bananas and plantains. Devastating epidemics occurred in Fiji at the turn of the century and in Australia...

Cover for Bactrocera caryeae

B. caryeae occurs in very large numbers in many fruit growing areas of southern India and is probably responsible for much of the damage generally...

Cover for Pepper veinal mottle virus

PVMV has a severe effect on intolerant cultivars of all susceptible species. However, the affected crops are mostly grown by farmers for local...

Cover for Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa)

L. theobromae affects a very wide range of crops (see Host Range), particularly at the postharvest stage. As such rots are caused by...

Cover for Puccinia allii (rust of allium, onion, leek and garlic)

P. allii has become a particular problem on leeks in some regions of Europe where production is concentrated in small areas and plants are grown...


Datasheet Type(s): Pest

Cover for Bactrocera latifrons (Solanum fruit fly)

This is a pest of solanaceous crops throughout its range (see List of...

Cover for Drosophila suzukii (spotted wing drosophila)

The fruit fly D. suzukii is a fruit crop pest and is a serious economic threat to soft summer fruit. A polyphagous pest, it infests...

Cover for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (zebra chip)

Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (Lso) is a phloem-limited, Gram-negative, unculturable bacterium that is primarily spread by...

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