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Xylella fastidiosa has a wide plant host range and spectrum of insect species capable of serving as vectors which should increase the bacterium's invasiveness and make it difficult to prevent introduction via live plants from the tropical or subtropical Americas. The spread of phony disease of...

Author(s)
Robinson, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 57195,
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P. gladioli is a heteroecious rust fungus, an obligate parasite with alternating life stages on different plants. The asexual form occurs on species of Valerianella, producing aeciospores that then infect Gladiolus species. The production of teliospores, the sexual stage, on Gladiolus, completes...

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 45793,
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P. cinnamomi is a soilborne pathogen that is now widely established in many parts of the world. Initial long-range spread is likely to have been on infected nursery plants (e.g., Kenerley and Bruck, 1983; Benson and Campbell, 1985; Davison et al., 2006), and still occurs in this way. Additional...

Author(s)
Davison, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 40957,
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Dickeya solani is a bacterial pathogen of potato thought to have crossed from horticultural crops in Northern Europe in 2005-2006. The earliest reports of disease on potato are from Belgium and the Netherlands, though it is now present in most European countries and Israel. Symptoms range from...

Author(s)
Saddler, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 120278,
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E. postvittana is a small, bell-shaped moth, whose caterpillars feed on a very wide range of plants. The eggs, larvae and pupae can be associated with plant material and readily transported. The pest status of this insect in horticultural crops is very significant. It is native to Australia and was ...

Author(s)
Suckling, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 54204,
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The plum curculio, C. nenuphar, is native to North America and restricted to east of the Rocky Mountains. Although it feeds on several wild host plants and several species of cultivated pome and stone fruit, C. nenuphar has not extended its geographical range over the years. Given its life-cycle...

Author(s)
Vincent, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 15164,
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Genetics: Hylocereus undatus is a diploid species and the chromosome number reported for it is 2n = 22 (Lichtenzveig et al., 2000). Reproductive Biology: Hylocereus undatus has hermaphroditic flowers. They open at night and in Mexico nocturnal visitors include the nectar-feeding bats Leptonycteris...

Author(s)
Rojas-Sandoval, J.; Praciak, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 27317,
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B. tryoni, the Queensland fruit fly, is the most costly horticultural pest in Australia and has invaded several countries in the surrounding region (White and Elson-Harris, 1994). It has the potential to spread to many places around the world because of its wide climatic and host range (Meats...

Author(s)
Meats, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 17693,
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Diplodia seriata is a cosmopolitan and plurivorous fungal species occurring on woody hosts belonging to many plant genera and families (Punithalingam and Waller, 1973; Phillips et al., 2007; Slippers et al., 2007). The fungus is encountered in many habitats, but has a primarily temperate...

Author(s)
Reeder, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 9630,
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Since the 1970s Frankliniella occidentalis has successfully invaded many countries to become one of the most important agricultural pests of ornamental, vegetable and fruit crops globally. Its invasiveness is largely attributed to the international movement of plant material and insecticide...

Author(s)
Reitz, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 24426,

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