Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

The threat of greenhouse horticultural crops by pests.

Abstract

During 2010-2016 on potted ornamental plants were found two mite species: broad mite - Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) for first time on New Guinea im-atiens (Impatiens hawkeri) and citrus mite - Panonychus citri (McGregor) for the first time on Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' and six insect species: silverleaf whitefly - Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) on Euphorbia pulcherrima, Lepidosaphes chinensis Chamberlin on Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii', Ceroplastes ceriferus (Fabricius) on Ficus microcarpa 'Ginseng', Prays citri (Milliére) on Citrus aurantifolia, Opogona sacchari (Bojer) on palms (Chrysalidocarpus luteus, Trachycarpus fortunei), Guzmania lingulata, Zamioculcas zamiifolia, European pepper moth - Duponchelia fovealis Zeller on Begonia rex. On vegetable greenhouse crops were found two mites: tomato russet mite - Aculops lycopersici (Tryton) on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) and broad mite - Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) on bell pepper (Capsicum annum) and two insects: tomato leaf miner - Tuta absoluta Povolny on tomato and honeysuckle whitefly - Aleyrodes lonicerae Walker on strawberry 'Kimberly' cultivated under plastic tunnel.