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Introduction: T. cucumeris is a pathogen with a worldwide distribution and in Japan alone T. cucumeris is reported to infect 35 orders, 52 families, 125 genera and 142 species of plant (Ogoshi, 1996). Yield and economic losses caused by T. cucumeris have not been determined in the majority of crops ...

Author(s)
Back, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2021, 47203,
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Peronosclerospora philippinensis, a causal pathogen of maize downy mildews, is one of the major maize diseases reported in some maize-growing countries, especially in the Philippines. High disease incidence has been reported in many parts in the country specifically in northern Luzon and in many...

Author(s)
Cueva, F. M. dela; Castro, A. M. de; Torres, R. L. de
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2021, 44646,
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U. lugens was first considered a serious pest of natural eucalypt forests in Western Australia in 1983 when the first severe outbreak occurred there (Strelein, 1988). Prior to that it was widely known as a pest of eucalypt forests in eastern Australia (Campbell, 1962; Harris, 1974). As these...

Author(s)
Berndt, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 55727,
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R. pomonella is an important pest in apple production and its invasion of a new apple production area would have large economic and environmental impacts, both due to control efforts and likely export restrictions. R. pomonella is an important threat to apple production areas in temperate Europe,...

Author(s)
Schwarz, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 47060,
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The economic cost of GRBV is estimated to range from US $2,213/ha to $68,548/ha, depending on the initial infection rate and quality penalties for sub-standard fruits (Ricketts et al., 2017). In addition, there has been an unprecedented rate of vineyard removals in areas where the virus is...

Author(s)
Fuchs, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 120024,
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P. canaliculata is a freshwater snail native to parts of Argentina and Uruguay. The distribution of P. canaliculata has been steadily increasing since its introduction to Asia, primarily as a human food resource but perhaps also by the aquarium trade, beginning around 1979 or 1980 (Mochida, 1991;...

Author(s)
Cowie, R.; Joshi, R.; Litsinger, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 68490,
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Several commercial cultivars of mango are very susceptible, and losses can be serious if environmental conditions are favourable (Willis, 2009; Pruvost et al., 2011a). On susceptible mango cultivars, namely Keitt, Kent and Tommy Atkins, trees may be weakened through loss of foliage, which...

Author(s)
Doy, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 56950,
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The causative agent of bacterial blight of grapevine, X. ampelinus, is a slow-growing bacterium. It is thought that only European grapevines (Vitis vinifera) are susceptible (Panagopoulos, 1988b). Natural dispersal from infected plants is limited to the vineyard and the immediately surrounding area ...

Author(s)
Dreo, T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 56907,
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WSMV is an obligate parasite which infects wheat and other cereal crops and causes significant losses in production throughout many regions of the world. It is not listed as an invasive species, but introduction of the virus to other regions is possible due to a low occurrence of seed transmission. ...

Author(s)
Byamukama, E.; Price, J.; Rush, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 56858,
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P. wayi is a serious pest in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zanzibar on coconut, but actual crop loss is difficult to assess, partly because of the natural nut-fall. Over 70% of young nuts will fall naturally and so many of the bug-damaged nuts would fall anyway. In certain areas of Zanzibar, crop losses of...

Author(s)
Schoeman, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 45033,

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