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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

Phytophthora blight on passion fruit


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
December
2012
Phytophthora blight on Passion Fruit
Recognize the problem
The sickness is caused by a germ called "fungus". It affects both the yellow
and purple passion fruit. The disease causes root rot, wilt, damping off and leaf
blight.
Affected leaves are water-soaked and light-brown in colour. The leaves fall
readily, leading to death of the vine.
Affected areas of the...

plantwise.org

Woodiness on passion fruit


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
December
2012
Woodiness on Passion Fruit
Recognize the problem
This is one of the most dangerous sicknesses of the purple passion fruit. It
makes the passion fruit woody and hard, hence the name "woodiness".
The disease is visible on leaves as a light or dark green mosaic pattern often
with light yellow discolouration.
Infected fruits appear small and shapeless with hardy peel...

plantwise.org

GrowNote Cereal Rye North 12 Harvest


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WINDROWING | HARVEST TIMING | FIRE PREVENTION | RECEIVAL STANDARDS
| HARVEST WEED-SEED MANAGEMENT
NORTHERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 12
HARVEST
CEREAL RYE1 harVest
seCtIon 12 CEREAL RYE
March 2018
harvest
Key messages
• Rye is ready to harvest when the leaves are dead and the stems have turned
yellow-brown.
• Rye is susceptible to head shatter making it difficult to harvest and re\
sults in
many volunteer plants emerging in the field...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Safflower North 10 Plant growth


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NORTHERN
SECTION 10
PLANT GROWTH
REGULATORS AND
CANOPY MANAGEMENT
MARCH 2017
SAFFLOWER1 Plant groWth regUlators anD canoPY ManageMent
seCtIon 10 SAFFLOWERS
March 2017
Plant growth regulators
and canopy management
Research work in Brazil aimed to determine the effect of the plant growth regulators
kinetin, chlorocholine chloride (CCC) and salicylic acid (SA) on achene yield and oil
quality of safflower cv. Thori in relation to biodiesel...

grdc.com.au

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

fuchsiaGallMite12


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Figure 1. Gross shoot tip distortion in Fuchsiasp. infested with Aculops
fuchsiaeKeifer the Fuchsia gall mite
Fuchsia gall mite
Aculops fuchsiae
Background
The fuchsia gall mite Aculops fuchsiaeKeifer (Eriophyidae) is an EPPO A1 and EU
II/A1 quarantine listed pest that attacks and seriously damages Fuchsiaspp. Its
presence in Europe was confirmed for the first time in December 2003 from
specimens collected from 8 sites around the gulf of...

planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk

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

Sustainable Land Management ebook


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Sustainable Land
Management
CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND TRADE-OFFS
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENTSustainable
LAND
MANAGEMENTTHE WORLD BANK
Washington, DC
Sustainable
LAND
MANAGEMENT
Challenges, Opportunities, and Trade-offs? 2006 The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
Telephone 202-473-1000
Internet www.worldbank.org
E-mail feedback@worldbank.org
All rights reserved....

siteresources.worldbank.org

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

i8665en


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Fall Army worm FAW, a dangerous transboundar y pest native to the America s,
has been spreading rapidly to all sub-regions of Africa since 2016, causing significant damage to
crops. Farmer education and community action are critical elements in the strategy to best manage
FAW populations, using an integrated and ecological pest management approach. Farmer Field School
(FFS), a holistic farmer...

fao.org

npa01 01 blkspot


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Figure 1. Black spot of papaya disease, lower surface
of papaya leaf. Fig. 2. Black spot of papaya disease, upper surface of
papaya leaf State of HawaiiNew Pest Advisory no. 2001-01
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREMay 2001 (revision)
Black Spot of
Papaya Disease
Asperisporium caricae (Speg.) Maulbl.
Desmond Y. Ogata* and Ronald A. Heu
Introduction. In February 2001, samples of papaya
leaves and fruit with unusual dark spots were obtained
from a...

hdoa.hawaii.gov

v39n5a08


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407
Tropical Plant Pathology 39 (5) September - October 2014
Tropical Plant Pathology
, vol. 39(5):407-412, 2014Copyright by the Brazilian Phytopathological Society.
www.sbfito.com.br
SHORT COMMUNICATION
Teratosphaeria pseudoeucalypti on eucalyptus in Brazil
Tonimara de Souza Cândido 1, André Costa da Silva 1, Lúcio Mauro da Silva Guimarães 1, Hélvio Gledson
Maciel Ferraz 1, Norton Borges Júnior 2 & Acelino Couto Alfenas 1
1Departamento de...

scielo.br

Confirmation Juliana TPP CiLV C Mexico Dec2011


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Tropical Plant Pathology 36 (6) November - December 2011
400
Tropical Plant Pathology , vol. 36, 6, 400-403 (2011)Copyright by the Brazilian Phytopathological Society. Printed in Brazil
www.sbfito.com.br
SHORT COMMUNICATION / COMUNICAÇÃO
Confirmation of the presence of the Citrus leprosis virus C
(CiLV-C) in Southern Mexico
Isidro Izquierdo Castillo 1, Luis Felipe Zermeño Diaz 1, Walter Mendez 2, Gabriel Otero-Colina 3,...

ainfo.cnptia.embrapa.br

U3071CoffeeManual


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Pests and Diseases of Coffee in Eastern Africa:
A Technical and Advisory Manual
compiled & edited by
Mike A. Rutherford
CABI UK Centre (Ascot)
and
Noah Phiri
CABI Africa Regional Centre (Nairobi)Acknowledgements
The authors would like to thank all those who contributed towards the
preparation of this manual, in terms of provision of information, photographic
material and advice. Gratitude is also extended to the United Kingdom...

r4d.dfid.gov.uk

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

00001270


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Citrus Greening
Roberts and Brlansky. December 2007.
NPDN Publication No. 0025
Citrus Greening
or
Huanglongbing

Introduction

Distribution

Symptoms

Host

Vector

Management
Introduction

Original observations of the disease were
made by farmers in southern China in the late
1800s

Citrus greening was confirmed in Florida in
2005

The Chinese name, Huanglongbing, meaning
yellow shoot or yellow dragon refers to the
leaf yellowing...

swfrec.ifas.ufl.edu

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