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Cover for Erwinia pyrifoliae (Asian pear blight)

Erwinia pyrifoliae is a bacterial pathogen related to fire blight (E. amylovora). It was first described in the 1990s as a pathogen causing disease...

Cover for Xanthomonas arboricola pv. corylina (bacterial blight of hazelnut)

Xanthomonas arboricola pv. corylina, the causal agent of bacterial blight of hazelnut (Corylus avellana), occurs in many countries around the world...


The early chestnut moth, P. fasciana, is a common pest of the sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) native to Europe and parts of western Asia. Larvae of...


Tylenchorhynchus crassicaudatus is a widely distributed important plant-parasitic nematode species, originally described from Mauritius from...


Direct damage caused by P. quercivorus is associated with galleries constructed in the wood of host trees during breeding attacks. This can result in...


Datasheet Type(s): Pest


Information concerning diseases caused by P. vexans is sparse. In most cases, P. vexans was isolated together with other root-rot pathogens and was...

Cover for Chaetomium globosum (antagonist of Venturia)

Chaetomium globosum has been reported on the seeds of pigeon pea (Khare et al., 2003), groundnut (Rasheed et al., 2004), Litsea citrata (Das and...

Cover for Dendroctonus rufipennis (spruce beetle)

The spruce beetle is considered the most destructive insect pest of spruce forests in North America. This insect is normally present in small numbers...


Atta spp. are major pests of many crops and plantations in Latin America, and were considered to be among the five worst pests in seven of the 19...

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