Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean.

Abstract

Diseases, weeds and pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean are listed, including viruses, mycoplasmas and mycoplasma-like organisms, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, insects (Isoptera, Homoptera, Heteroptera, Thysanoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera and Coleoptera), mites, nematodes, snails and slugs. Details of main host plants, English, Spanish and French common names, distribution, importance, symptoms or damage and control are given. The pests are also listed according to the crop on which they occur.