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Cover for Haplaxius crudus (American palm cixiid)

Haplaxius crudus, commonly known as American palm cixiid, is native to the American tropics and subtropics. The species was first...


Sepedon aenescens is a species of marsh fly, otherwise known as a snail-killing fly. It has blueish-black metallic colouration and...


Ceratitis quinaria has a disjunct distribution, being found in West Africa, countries surrounding the Red Sea, eastern and southern...


T. urvilleana is an evergreen shrub or small tree with large purple flowers and soft hairy leaves. It is native to Brazil but has...

Cover for Puccinia striiformis (yellow rust)

IntroductionP. striiformis occurs on wheat crops in the cooler areas in which wheat is cultivated. It can cause severe infections...

Cover for Rhadinaphelenchus cocophilus (red ring nematode)

R. cocophilus causes major crop loss of coconut plantations in its restricted area of distribution. It can also seriously damage oil...

Cover for Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (red palm weevil)

Infestations of red palm weevil have a tremendous impact, not only on the economic produce of the palm (dates) but also on society. In the...

Cover for Rhynchophorus palmarum (South American palm weevil)

Since the beginning of twentieth century R. palmarum has been reported as one of the most important pests on ornamental palms and on...

Cover for Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot)

Datasheet Type(s): Pest, Natural Enemy

Cover for Golovinomyces orontii (powdery mildew)

Noticeable damage is caused by G. orontii on tobacco in Italy (Piziol et al., 1994). Losses in tobacco caused by powdery mildew have recently been...

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