Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Olive pests and their control in the Near East.

Abstract

A report on the olive tree and its economic importance, a review of the main pests and diseases of the crop (with emphasis on insect pests, in particular Bactrocera oleae, Prays oleae and Saissetia oleae), and summaries of current pest control practices and progress to date in integrated pest management are provided. Past activities, existing capabilities and facilities and infrastructure still required in the Mediterranean region are evaluated.