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Sucking bugs on passion fruit


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
December
2012
Sucking bugs on Passion Fruit
Recognize the problem
Several species of sucking bugs feed on passion fruit. The most important
include the green stinkbug, brown stinkbug, giant coreid bug or tip wilter and
the leaf footed plant bug.
Adult bugs have a shield. They are about
12
to
20
mm long and approximately
8
mm wide. Bugs are usually greenish or...

plantwise.org

argentineStemWeevil


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Figure 1. Lateral dorsal and ventral views of Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel).
Scale bar =1 mm Image © Fera
Argentine stem weevil
Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel)
Background
The Argentine stem weevil Listronotus bonariensis (Kuschel) (Coleoptera:
Curculionidae) is an II/A1 EU listed quarantine pest of pasture grasses and cereals
that is native to South America. It has since spread across the Pacific region and is
most notably a pest in New...

planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk

paysandisia archon palm borer factsheet


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Palm borer
Paysandisia archon
Figure 1. Adult Paysandisia archon © J.C. Streito, LNPV -Entomologie, Montpellier (FR)
Background
In August 2002, a large adult moth was o bserved in a private garden in W est Sussex.
Martin Honey (Natural History Museum, London) confirmed its identification as the South
American palm borer Paysandisia archon Burmeister (Lepidoptera: Castniidae). This was
the first discovery of this non -indigenous pest...

planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk

pndallisgrass


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Dallisgrass, Paspalum dilatatum, is a
tufted perennial grass that was in-
t
roduced into the United States from
Uruguay and Argentina. It is now naturalized in much of the southern
United States. In California dallisgrass is found throughout the state except at high elevations, such as the Great
Basin and Sonoran Deserts. It has been
used as a pasture grass in wet areas or irrigated sites, but it is less com-
m
only used as forage in...

ipm.ucanr.edu

qtspants


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Las hormigasLas hormigas
A pesar de que las hormigas pueden resultar
fastidiosas cuando entran al hogar, también
pueden ser bené? cas porque se alimentan de
pulgas, termitas y otras plagas del jardín.
Aunque
rociar con químicos en el interior de su casa puede parecer
efectivo, no prevendrá que sigan entrando más hormigas, ya
que la mayoría de hormigas viven en el exterior. Es mejor
que concentre sus esfuerzos en prevenir que las hormigas
entren...

ipm.ucanr.edu

IN37100


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EENY-214
Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)
(Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) 1
M. C. Thomas, J. B. Heppner, R. E. Woodruff, H. V. Weems, G. J. Steck, and T. R. Fasulo 2
1. This document is EENY-214 (originally published as DPI Entomology Circulars 4, 230 and 273, updated for this publication), one of a series of the
Department of Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2001....

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

IN57300


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EENY295
Cicada Killer, Giant Ground Hornet, Sphecius hogardii
(Latreille) and Sphecius speciosus (Drury) (Insecta:
Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) 1
Lionel A. Stange 2
1. This document is EENY295, one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 2003.
Revised August 2012 and November 2015. Reviewed October 2018. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu . This document is...

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

Paysandisia archon LoRes


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1
Screening Aid
The castniid palm borer, Paysandisia archon (Burmeister), is a Neotropical
pest of palm trees (Arecaceae). Native to South America (Argentina, Brazil,
Paraguay, Uruguay), it was first found in Europe in 2001, and it is currently
present in France, Italy, the Czech Republic, and Spain. Larvae have
been recorded feeding on palms in the following genera: Brahea, Butia,
Chamaerops , Cocos, Latania , Livistona, Phoenix, Sabal,...

idtools.org

cotton organic cultivation guide by naturland


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II Special section: Organic Cotton Cultivation Naturland e.V. – 2 nd edition 2004 Organic Farming in the Tropics and Subtropics Exemplary Description of 20 Crops Cotton © Naturland e.V. – 2 nd edition 2004II Special section: Organic Cotton Cultivation Naturland e.V. – 2 nd edition 2004 Acknowledgements The author (Saro G. Ratter) of this Update would li ke to thank the following persons who contributed information or comments. Mr. Louis Kapanda...

infonet-biovision.org

Post Harvest Compendium Groundnut


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GROUNDNUT
Post-harvest Operations
- Post-harvest CompendiumGROUNDNUT: Post -harvest Operations
Organization: National Research Centre for Groundnut (ICAR ) ( www.icar.org.in )
Authors: P.C. Nautiyal, Ph.D. (nautiyal@nrcg.guj.nic.in or pnaut@ad1.vs nl.nic.in )
Edited by AGSI/FAO: Danilo Mejia, PhD (Technical), Beverly Lewis (Language & Style),
Last reviewed: 07/06/2002
Contents
Preface...

fao.org

Sipha maydis


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Sipha maydis Passerini:
A NEW GRASS/CEREAL APHID IN NORTH AMERICA
John T. Sorensen
Plant Pest Diagnostic Center
California Department of Food & Agriculture
Sacramento, California
In October 2007, a nursery detection survey sample of aphids on Leymus condensatus
(Giant wild rice) was submitted to the Plant Pest Diagnostic Center at CDFA. It contained a
mixture of adult apterae, nym phs and alates of two species: Sipha flava (Forbes...

cdfa.ca.gov

npa02 01 wcleafhopper


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Watercress Leafhopper Macrosteles sp. nr. severini
Hamilton
(Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
Ronald A. Heu, Bernarr R. Kumashiro,
Randall T. Hamasaki*, and Steven K. Fukuda*
Introduction. Specimens of a leafhopper
previously not known to occur in Hawaii were
collected at a watercress farm in Waiawa, Oahu,
in October 2001 after suspicions that a
phytoplasma disease was present on the farm.
Initially identified as the aster leafhopper,
Macrosteles...

hdoa.hawaii.gov

japaneseCedarLHbeetle


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Japanese cedar longhorned beetle Callidiellum rufipenne
Michigan State University’s invasive species factsheets
Prepared by T. Noma, M. Colunga-Garcia, M. Brewer, J. Landis, and A. Gooch as a part of Michigan State University IPM Program and M. Philip of Michigan Department of Agriculture.
The Japanese cedar longhorned beetle is an exotic
insect that bores into trees of the cypress family. The beetle
is known to attack weakened or felled...

ipm.msu.edu

npa06 01 ACP


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Figure 2. Asian citrus psyllid nymph.
Asian Citrus Psyllid
Diaphorina citri Kuwayama
(Hemiptera: Psyllidae)
Patrick Conant, Clyde Hirayama
Bernarr R. Kumashiro, Ronald A. Heu, and
Cheryl L. Young
Introduction. Specimens of an insect not
previously known to occur in the State were
found in a sample of navel orange tree foliage
from Waiakea on the island of Hawaii on May 1,
2006, by a Hawaii Department of Agriculture staff
member. The...

hdoa.hawaii.gov

IN59900


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EENY324
Leaf-Gall Thrips of Ficus Gynaikothrips ficorum
(Marchal) and Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmerman)
(Insecta: Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) 1
Joseph E. Funderburk, H. A. Denmark, Laurence Mound, Tom Skarlinskky, and Catharine
Mannion 2
1. This document is EENY324 (originally published as DPI Entomology Circular 59), one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology,
UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2004....

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

HNIS LinHum


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Native to where : Argentina and parts of Brazil (Tsutsui and Case 2001)
Biology and ecology : As a typical "tramp" ant, Linepithema humile easily disperses around theworld through commerce and other human-assisted avenues. It generallythrives in, although is not limited to, disturbed or modified habitat such as
agricultural land and urban environments. Its competitive success stems
from its unicolonial social structure: highly reduced...

hear.org

IPA Limnocharis PP141


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DE CLARE D
CL ASS 1 PE ST
PLANT
Limnocharis is considered to be a major weed in many
countries. This perennial aquatic plant colonises shallow
wetlands and margins of deeper water ways. It can quickly
grow to dominate native aquatic plants and affects the
ecolog y of stream banks by displacing native flora
and fauna.
Limnocharis can change the hydrolog y of water bodies by
reducing the width of channels, thereby restricting water
flow and...

daf.qld.gov.au

Biosafety Protocol Private Sector Submission Article 18 2b and c


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30 November 2007
Implementation of the Documentation Requirements
of Paragraphs 2(b) and 2(c) of the Cartagena Protocol:
Experiences of the Global Industry Coalition
Further to the request by the Parties to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety ( Protocol ),
other Governments and relevant international organizations to submit to the Executive
Secretary further information on experience gained with the use of a commercial invoice
or other...

croplife.org

ndpmcnl12461


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United States Department of Agriculture
Plant Chat Fall 2014 Volume 14, Issue 4A Newsletter Published Quarterly by the Bismarck Plant Materials Center for NRCS Field Offices in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota
Wanted: Field Planting Sites
Sites in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota are needed for planting “on farm” field plantings. These trials provide
a means to evaluate promising conservation plants in a variety of growing...

nrcs.usda.gov

ndpmcnl13422


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October 2018 Volume 19 Issue 1
A Newsletter Published by the Bismarck Plant Materials Center for
NRCS Field Offices in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
Plant Materials Program Offerings for 2019
The Bismarck Plant Materials Center (PMC) will make available to Tribal and Conservation District partners
and their cooperators the following plant materials and/or assistance:
Name Species Type Material Maximum Amount/Site
Cupplant Silphium...

nrcs.usda.gov

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