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Uganda was funded by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to run a project from October 2012 to March 2015 to strengthen its phytosanitary capacity in order to meet requirements of the European Union (EU) market and reduce interception of its rose exports due to the presence of...

Author(s)
Chege, F.; Bundi, M.; Kisingiri, J. B.; Nekambi, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Working Paper, 2021, 17, pp 24 pp.
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Increased tree mortality has become a widespread phenomenon and is largely attributed to climate change. Little field research has addressed the complex interactions between trees, herbivores, and their natural enemies as affected by temperature. We recorded the densities of bark insects and their...

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Wermelinger, B.; Rigling, A.; Mathis, D. S.; Kenis, M.; Gossner, M. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2021, 12, 2,
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The giant pine scale, Marchalina hellenica Gennadius (Hemiptera: Marchalinidae), is a sap-sucking insect native to South-East Europe that was recently introduced in Australia where it threatens the pine forestry industry. To initiate a classical biological control programme, a literature review and ...

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Avtzis, D. N.; Lubanga, U. K.; Lefoe, G. K.; Kwong, R. M.; Eleftheriadou, N.; Andreadi, A.; Elms, S.; Shaw, R.; Kenis, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 4, pp 413-423
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Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw (Cactaceae) is invasive in Laikipia County, Kenya, impacting negatively on biodiversity and livelihoods. To control this invasive plant the biocontrol agent Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera; Dactylopiidae) 'stricta' biotype was released in 2014. A preliminary...

Author(s)
Witt, A. B. R.; Nunda, W.; Makale, F.; Reynolds, K.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 4, pp 515-523
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Many insects exhibit a short-day diapause response, whereby diapause is induced when daylength falls below a critical threshold. This response is an adaptation to ensure synchrony between periods of insect activity, and the availability of resources, but it can cause problems when organisms are...

Author(s)
Jones, I. M.; Seehausen, M. L.; Bourchier, R. S.; Smith, S. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Environmental Entomology, 2020, 49, 3, pp 580-585
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The Hepialidae species of Trinidad and Tobago are documented and two species are recognized. The new and monotypic genus Wallacella, gen. n., (Lepidoptera, Hepialidae) is erected to include Phassus guianensis Schaus of Guyana (Wallacella guianensis, comb. n.). The male holotype and genitalia are...

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Mielke, C. G. C.; Grehan, J. R.; Cock, M. J. W.
Publisher
Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Zootaxa, 2020, 4758, 1, pp 181-190
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B. tabaci species complex are among the world's most devastating agricultural pests causing economic losses by direct feeding and more importantly by transmitting plant viruses like cotton leaf curl disease (CLCuD) associated viruses to cultivated cotton in Pakistan. Taxonomic diversity of B....

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Shah, S. H. J.; Malik, A. H.; Zhang Bing; Bao YiMing; Javaria Qazi
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2020, 84,
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The fall armyworm (FAW, Spodoptera frugiperda) is an important polyphagous insect pest in many crops. This highly invasive pest species originates from the Americas and recently spread rapidly across more than 100 countries worldwide. It poses a major threat to food security in a number of...

Author(s)
Guo JingFei; Wu ShengYong; Zhang Feng; Huang ChaoLong; He KangLai; Babendreier, D.; Wang ZhenYing
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 6, pp 647-662
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A new distribution map is provided for Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Hosts: polyphagous including coconut (Cocos nucifera), banana (Musa), oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) and many ornamentals. Information is given on the geographical distribution in Asia (India, Andhra...

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2020, December, pp Map 847
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A new distribution map is provided for Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Host: coconut (Cocos nucifera). Information is given on the geographical distribution in Asia (Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam).

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2020, December, pp Map 848

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