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Abstract

Damages caused by Cydalima perspectalis on gardens and nurseries in Central Italy.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the damages caused by Cydalima perspectalis on various ornamental plant gardens and nurseries in Perugia, Central Italy. The visual symptoms of plant damage and the efficacy of using Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki and B. thuringiensis var. aizawai in the control of this pest are discussed.