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Long bean pod borer


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.orgCreated in Cambodia, November 2014
Long Bean Pod Borer
Recognize the problem
Crops may be infested from early budding onwards. The eggs are laid on or in
the flowers (inserted between the petals). Young larvae feed inside flowers for
5-7 days before moving to the pods when mid-sized. Favoured entry points are
where flowers and pods are touching. After completing their development (10-
15 days from egg...

plantwise.org

Chili-fruit fly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
(Revised August 2014)
Chili - Fruit Fly
Recognize the problem
Fruit fly females lay eggs under the epidermis of the fruit. An infested fruit
usually has a small dimple where the female fly has deposited an egg. After
emerging from their eggs, maggots generally move to the core to feed, but
they may also feed on the walls of the fruit. As the maggot matures...

plantwise.org

Yellow stem borer


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
(Revised June 2013)
Yellow Stem Borer
Recognize the problem
The eggs of the borer are white and are covered with brownish hairs of the
female moth. The larva, which hatches from the egg, can grow to 20mm long.
It has a pale hairless yellow body with a small orange head. Pupation occurs in
the stem and then the larva becomes an adult. The adult female is a...

plantwise.org

Tomato-bacterial wilt


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
September
2013
Tomato - Bacterial wilt
Recognize the problem
The initial symptom is a wilting of the terminal leaves and after 2 to 3 days the
whole plant wilts as the disease develops. The whole plant then dies
suddenly. Bacterial wilt diagnosis in the field can be done easily. Cut a piece of
the stem 2 to 3 cm long from the base. Suspend the cut stem in clear water in
a...

plantwise.org

Tomato-whitefly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
September
2013
Tomato - Whitefly
Recognize the problem
There are several species of whitefly. The life cycle of most whitefly species
takes
20
to
30
days at room temperature. The female lays her eggs on the
underside of leaves, which hatch after about
2
days.
Both nymphs and adults cause direct damage by sucking sap from the
underside of the plant, causing...

plantwise.org

Striped flea beetle on Chinese kale


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
Striped flea beetle on Chinese Kale
Recognize the problem
Striped flea beetles are small insects (1 mm) that feed on Chinese kale and
other brassica crops. Adults are black with a yellow line on their back. The
insect can move by jumping or flying. The larva is white with a brown head and
feeds on the roots. Adult feeding damage is easily recognised by the...

plantwise.org

Thrip management in rice


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
Thrip management in rice
Recognize the problem
Thrips are tiny cigar-shaped insects with thin bodies and short legs. The adults
are dark brown in colour while the young are paler. Thrips normally hide
underneath unopened leaves and suck nutrients from the leaf. The feeding
causes small silver marks or yellow patches on the leaf and stems. Heavy
feeding...

plantwise.org

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

Green leafhopper


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
October
2014
(Revised November 2016)
Green Leafhopper
Recognize the problem
Green leafhoppers (GLH) are important pests in rice because they spread virus
diseases like Tungro, yellow dwarf, yellow-orange leaf, and transitory yellowing
diseases. Both nymphs and adults feed by extracting plant sap with their
needle-shaped mouthparts. Symptoms include stunted plants and...

plantwise.org

Black cutworm on leafy vegetable


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
(Revised August 2014)
Black cutworm on leafy vegetables
Recognize the problem
Larvae (caterpillars) are gray or brown and reach 3-4 cm in length. They feed
on leaves, making small holes. After few days, the caterpillars drop to the soil
where they live until pupation. The larvae cut the stems of young seedlings at
soil level, killing them. This affects the...

plantwise.org

Cabbage webworm


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
(Revised August 2014)
Cabbage Webworm
Recognize the problem
Young caterpillars mine leaves, bore stems and feed externally on the leaves.
Caterpillars often penetrate the heart of the plant, destroying the terminal bud
and preventing heading. Affected plants wilt and can die if caterpillars feed on
the growing point.
In older cabbage plants, new shoots are...

plantwise.org

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Defra PP Factsheet Oct 2016 FINAL4


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Red palm weevil
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
Figure 1. Red palm weevil adult intercepted in the UK on a gourd imported from Sri Lanka © Fera
Background
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a highly invasive pest of
palms that can have a significant economic, environmental and social impact when
introduced into new geographical areas. It is the most important pest of date palm
(Phoenix dactylifera) in the world and...

planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk

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

Governing Tenure Rights to Commons


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8GOVERNANCE OF TENURE TECHNICAL GUIDE
Governing Tenure
Rights to Commons
A guide to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines
on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests
in the Context of National Food Security
The FAO Governance of Tenure Technical Guides are part of FAO’s
initiative to help develop capacities to improve tenure governance
and thereby assist countries in applying the Voluntary...

fao.org

Guidelines for assessing nutrition-related knowledge, attitudes and practices


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Guidelines for
assessing nutrition-related
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practicesmanual
Guidelines for Guidelines for
assessing nutrition-related assessing nutrition-related
KKnowledge, nowledge, AAttitudes and ttitudes and PPracticesractices manual
by Yvette Fautsch Macías R.D., M.Sc.
FAO Nutrition Consultant
with Peter Glasauer Ph.D.
FAO Nutrition Division
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
Rome, 2014
The designations...

fao.org

 

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