Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Brief notes on the pests and diseases of Solanum laciniatum.

Abstract

Solanum laciniatum is a valuable medicinal plant recently grown in the Ukraine. It is damaged by a number of pests and diseases, and notes on these are given. The insects comprise Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (L.), Myzus persicae (Sulz.) (Myzodes persicae), Adelphocoris lineolatus (Goeze), Melolontha melolontha (L.), Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), Psylliodes hyosciami (L.), Tetramorium caespitum (L.) and Agrotis segetum (Schiff.) (Scotia segetum); there is one mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, and several fungi. Notes on the habits and control of these are given.