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Abstract

Surveys for Thrips (Thysanoptera) associated with avocados (Persea americana) in Mbeya, Tanzania.

Abstract

An inventory of Thrips (Thysanoptera) species associated with avocados in Tanzania is reported. This will serve as a preliminary step in describing this native and exotic insect fauna associated with a crop that is native to Mesoamerica and grown commercially in East Africa.