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Cover for Vigna radiata (mung bean)

An erect or semierect, sometimes twining, herbaceous annual, 25-130 cm tall. Branching starts from lower and intermediate nodes (rarely from...

Cover for Prunus cerasus (sour cherry)

P. cerasus is tetraploid with a haploid number of 16 chromosomes (2n = 4x = 32). The sour cherry tree has a variable...

Cover for Olea europaea subsp. europaea (European olive)

O. europaea subsp. europaea, the cultivated olive, is native to Africa and temperate Asia as well as southern Europe. It...


T. processionea, commonly known as the oak processionary moth, is a major pest in many European countries and threatens the health...

Cover for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (zebra chip)

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

Cover for Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale)

C. hesperidum is generally not an important pest where there is a range of natural enemies but, even then, it can become a major problem if...

Cover for Cucurbita maxima (giant pumpkin)

C. maxima is an annual herb bearing tendrils, with stems and petioles only slightly prickly, and leaves orbicular or reniform, very...

Cover for Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus (globe artichoke)

Artichokes are diploid (2n = 34), perennial, silvery-green herbaceous plants that may grow up to 2 m tall and spread outwards up to...

Cover for Dacus ciliatus (lesser pumpkin fly)

D. ciliatus is a major pest of a wide range of Cucurbitaceae in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Adult flight and fruit transport...

Cover for Bactrocera cucurbitae (melon fly)

Considered native to India, B. cucurbitae, the melon fly, is now found in more than 40 countries. The potential risk of its introduction...

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