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Cadang-cadang disease (caused by Coconut cadang-cadang viroid; CCCVd) is widely distributed in the central Philippines. It continues to spread at high rates in some provinces within the disease zone whereas other sites do not show increases in incidence. New outbreaks have been reported outside...

Author(s)
Randles, J.; Rodriguez, J.; Ganesan Vadamalai; Hanold, D.; Perera, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 13700,
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A. serpentina is a pest of various cultivated species of Sapotaceae, especially caimito [Chrysophyllum cainito], sapodilla [Manilkara zapota], and sapote [Capparis angulata], and it occasionally attacks a variety of other hosts, including Citrus spp. It is a widespread species in the American...

Author(s)
Norrbom, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 5665,
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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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Genetics: The chromosome number reported for Cucumis anguria is 2n=24 (Ramachandran and Narayan, 1990; Flora of North America Editorial Committee, 2020). Reproductive Biology: Cucumis anguria is a monoecious species, with individual male and female flowers appearing on both plants, that depends of...

Author(s)
Rojas-Sandoval, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 16964,
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A. obliqua is the most important fruit fly pest of mango (Mangifera indica) in the Neotropics and attacks a broad range of other fruits. It is widespread in Mexico, Central and South America and the West Indies. It is invasive in the Lesser Antilles and was temporarily established in Key West,...

Author(s)
Norrbom, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 5659,
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Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species. Native to Asia, Oriental fruit fly is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of America and Oceania, and most of continental Africa (sub-Saharan countries). The potential risk of its introduction to a new area is facilitated by...

Author(s)
Leblanc, L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2020, 17685,
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Armillaria novae-zelandiae is a white rot wood decay fungus and root disease pathogen that occurs in a number of countries in the Southern Hemisphere and in parts of tropical and subtropical Asia. It is not known to have been introduced to these regions, where it is presumed to be indigenous. Its...

Author(s)
Hood, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 51192198,
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Bactrocera musae is native to northeast tropical Queensland, Australia and mainland Papua New Guinea. It is thought to have been introduced to some Papua New Guinea islands including Lihir and Manu. Early records from the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Indonesia are either unconfirmed or unreliable. ...

Author(s)
Royer, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 8725,
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Ferrisia virgata is a highly polyphagous mealybug. It reproduces quite rapidly in tropical conditions, but it tolerates subtropical and to some extent temperate conditions too. It has been reported on host-plants belonging to over 203 genera in 77 families, and can damage many crops, particularly ...

Author(s)
Watson, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 23981,
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Tropical succulent perennial of 1.5-2 m height, with thick leaves in a basal rosette of elongated sword-shaped leaves from the base. Stems: Two to three years after transplanting, a 20 cm tall stem is formed, which will reach a height of about 1.2 m when flowering. White, fleshy stems develop from...

Author(s)
Rojas-Sandoval, J.; Acevedo-Rodríguez, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection Compendium, 2019, 3855,

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