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Cover for Jacaranda mimosifolia (jacaranda)

J. mimosifolia is a striking ornamental tree characteristic of many cities in tropical and sub-tropical countries, well-known for...

Cover for Allium porrum (leek)

Leek has a long, white, thick, cylindrical stalk composed of overlapping leaf bases and leaves. These overlapping leaf bases, which form the...


Chang (1984) describes Z. coffeae as one of the most important pests of grapevine in Taiwan. In Karnataka, India, of seven 3-4 year old...


M. nigra, black mulberry, is a slow-growing, deciduous tree. The species is known to have escaped from cultivation in Denmark and...

Cover for Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale)

Crop losses caused by P. pentagona are difficult to assess. Trees lose vigour, and their lives are shortened. When P. pentagona becomes newly...

Cover for Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas)

Aster  yellows (AY) group phytoplasmas affect plants by causing a general reduction in quantity and quality of yield. The most severely...

Cover for Bambusa vulgaris (common bamboo)

B. vulgaris is the most commonly encountered bamboo in cultivation in SE Asia and is grown pantropically, being the only Asian...


A. avenacea is an annual grass native to Australia, New Zealand and other Pacific Islands and has been introduced to the west coast...

Cover for Pieris brassicae (large cabbage white)

P. brassicae is an oligophagous insect that feeds on members of family Brassicaceae (Lal and Ram, 2004; Younas et al., 2004; Hwang...

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...

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