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CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Plantwise Photosheets, 2018, pp 1 pp.
Abstract

The leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha: Cicadellidae), an invasive deltocephaline species introduced into Europe from North America, is the vector of the most important phytoplasma disease in European viticulture, flavescence dorée. In this first electropenetrography (EPG)...

Author(s)
Chuche, J.; Backus, E. A.; Thiéry, D.; Sauvion, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Journal of Insect Physiology, 2017, 102, pp 50-61
Abstract

Fungi in the genus Geosmithia (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) are frequent associates of bark beetles and woodborers that colonize hardwood and coniferous trees. One species, Geosmithia morbida, is an economically damaging invasive species. The authors surveyed the Geosmithia species of California and...

Author(s)
Kolařík, M.; Hulcr, J.; Tisserat, N.; Beer, W. de; Kostovčík, M.; Kolaříková, Z.; Seybold, S. J.; Rizzo, D. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Mycologia, 2017, 109, 2, pp 185-199
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With the exchange of uncontrolled plant material and international trade, global agriculture and human health are now confronted to the invasion of new pest insects. Through this literature review, we address the main factors influencing the emergence of diseases and insects, including demography...

Author(s)
Boukhris-Bouhachem, S.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie (INRAT), Tunis, Tunisia
Citation
Annales de l'INRAT, 2017, 90, pp 1-21
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Ornamental palm tree Phoenix canariensis has been introduced in Tunisia at late 1800's and becomes a symbol of the city landscape in different localities. P. canariensis was seriously attacked since 2011 by the red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus. Recently a new pest Potosia opaca was...

Author(s)
Ben Jamâa, M. L.; Boudhina, S.; Dhahri, S.; Hdidi, S.
Publisher
Institution de Recherche et de l'Enseignement Supérieur Agricoles (IRESA), Tunis, Tunisia
Citation
Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection, 2017, 12, 1, pp 83-90
Abstract

We compared the flight activity of Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff, vector and symbiont of the causal agent of laurel wilt disease (Raffaelea lauricola), with a native species Monarthrum mali (Fitch) using flight mills. Flight mills were operated either for 24 h or for three 3-h time intervals. During ...

Author(s)
Seo Meeja; Martini, X.; Rivera, M. J.; Stelinski, L. L.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Environmental Entomology, 2017, 46, 3, pp 729-734
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Invasive forest pathogens are a major threat to forests worldwide, causing increasing damage. The knowledge of both the specific traits underlying the capacity of a pathogen to become invasive, and the attributes predisposing an environment to invasion are to be thoroughly understood in order to...

Author(s)
Ghelardini, L.; Luchi, N.; Pecori, F.; Pepori, A. L.; Danti, R.; Rocca, G. della; Capretti, P.; Tsopelas, P.; Santini, A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biological Invasions, 2017, 19, 11, pp 3183-3200
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The Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) is a damaging pest of citrus globally and has recently been detected in Tanzania. Although direct damage by the pest is seldom of economic importance, the insect is more notorious for its ability to vector the fastidious...

Author(s)
Rwomushana, I.; Khamis, F. M.; Grout, T. G.; Mohamed, S. A.; Sétamou, M.; Borgemeister, C.; Heya, H. M.; Tanga, C. M.; Nderitu, P. W.; Seguni, Z. S.; Materu, C. L.; Ekesi, S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biological Invasions, 2017, 19, 10, pp 2777-2787
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The Rhododendron leafhopper Graphocephala fennahi Young, 1977 (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae) is presented new to Norway. Additional Norwegian records on the fungus Seifertia azaleae (Peck) Partr. & Morgan-Jones (Ascomycota, Dothideomycetes) causing the fungal disease known as bud blast that kills...

Author(s)
EndrestØl, A.
Publisher
Norwegian Entomological Society, Stavanger, Norway
Citation
Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 2017, 64, 2, pp 112-129
Abstract

Invasive species remain one of the greatest threats to global biodiversity. Their control would be enhanced through the development of more effective and sustainable pest management strategies. Recently, a novel form of genetic pest management (GPM) has been developed in which the mating behaviour...

Author(s)
Harvey-Samuel, T.; Ant, T.; Alphey, L.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biological Invasions, 2017, 19, 6, pp 1683-1703

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