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Abstract

Insect fauna surveys on rambutan, durian and mangosteen in North Queensland.

Abstract

Insect fauna surveys have been carried out on rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), durian (Durio zibethinus) and mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) in the coastal wet tropics of north Queensland, Australia. Preliminary fauna lists are presented of pest and beneficial arthropods for each crop. A brief description is also given of major pest damage and seasonal abundance.