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Cover for Radopholus similis (burrowing nematode)

Bananas and PlantainsIt is uncommon for bananas to be parasitized by monospecific nematode populations and the relative importance...

Cover for Tarophagus proserpina (taro planthopper)

Tarophagus spp. are a major pest of Colocasia esculenta, both by direct feeding and as vectors of the rhabdoviruses Alomae and Bobone (Francki et...

Cover for Rhagoletis pomonella (apple maggot)

R. pomonella is an important pest in apple production and its invasion of a new apple production area would have large economic and...

Cover for Rottboellia cochinchinensis (itch grass)

The erect, profusely tillering annual grass R. cochinchinensis grows up to a height of 4 m or more and is extremely competitive with...

Cover for Ribes nigrum (blackcurrant)

R. nigrum is monoecious and produces fruit on second-year wood. Flowers are borne on racemes (called 'strigs') that are...

Cover for Oligonychus coffeae (tea red spider mite)

O. coffeae is considered to be the most serious pest of tea (Jeppson et al., 1975). It is also a pest of jute in Bangladesh and India and of cotton...

Cover for Persea americana (avocado)

A dome-shaped, evergreen tree, conforming to Rauh's architectural model, up to 20 m tall. Primary anchorage roots penetrate to 3-4 m, but...

Cover for Orobanche cernua (nodding broomrape)

O. cernua is an obligatory, non-photosynthetic root parasite which is native over a wide range across northeast Africa, southern...

Cover for Orobanche cumana (sunflower broomrape)

O. cumana is an obligatory, non-photosynthetic root parasite. It is believed to have evolved relatively recently from forms of...

Cover for Agrostis capillaris (common bent)

Common bent, Agrostis capillaris, is a typical and often abundant species in grasslands on acidic or neutral soils. It is native and...

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