Invasive Species Compendium

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Injurious insects and nematodes on potatoes in southern Africa. - A review of 50 years research.

Abstract

The topics discussed in this review of research on potato pests in South Africa include: Myzus persicae as a vector of potato leaf roll virus [potato leaf roll luteovirus]; Meloidogyne sp. and Pratylenchus sp. and their control; and Phthorimaea operculella (including the impact of indigenous and exotic parasitoids).