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Cover for Paracoccus marginatus (papaya mealybug)

Colonies of P. marginatus excrete honeydew, which coats nearby plant surfaces. Fouling of plant leaves by honeydew and sooty mould blocks out air and...

Cover for Raoiella indica (red palm mite)

R. indica was first described in India in 1924 (Hirst) and has since been reported in several Old World countries. The species became of recent...


A. xanthorriza is a biennial to perennial herb, which is mainly reported from cultivation or as persistent in old fields and nearby areas. It is...

Cover for Cochliomyia hominivorax (New World screwworm)

Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) is endemic to the Western Hemisphere, with the exception of Chile., although it has been eradicated from...

Cover for Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (flaming katy)

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is probably the most popular and widely cultivated Kalanchoe species. It is often planted as an indoor potted plant and as an...

Cover for Livistona chinensis (Chinese fan palm)

Livistona chinensis is a palm tree that has been widely introduced into tropical and warm temperate regions of the world to be used as ornamental. It...

Cover for Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium

Phytoplasmas are wall-less parasitic bacteria living exclusively in plant phloem as consequence of transmission by sap-sucking insect vectors (Lee et...

Cover for Crassula helmsii (Australian swamp stonecrop)

C. helmsii is an aquatic plant that can take on various growth forms depending on prevailing conditions, and is able to act as a submerged, emergent,...

Cover for Crassula ovata (jade plant)

Crassula ovata is a large, much-branched, hairless and floriferous shrub from southern Africa. Commonly known as the jade plant or money plant, C....


Toxicodendron succedaneum is a tree species that has been widely cultivated as a garden and street tree because of its brightly coloured autumn...

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