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The control of leaf-cutting ants by drenching


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Trinidad and Tobago
,
December
2013
The control of leaf-cutting ants by drenching
Recognize the problem
Leaf-cutting ants, or bachac, occur in great numbers and can be responsible for
destroying an entire crop virtually overnight.
Background
Traditionally, simple barriers and setting of baits with pesticide have been used
to control leaf-cutting ants. However, if these methods are...

plantwise.org

Gall flies on mango


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
December
2012
Gall flies on Mango
Recognize the problem
Gall flies are small flies about 1-2 mm. The female pierces and lays eggs on
young leaves. The eggs hatch later into maggots. These maggots make the
tissue swollen and soft leading to formation of galls. A gall fly maggot lives
inside each of the galls, which are about 4mm wide. The galls cause the
bordering tissues to...

plantwise.org

Fimbristylis quinquangularis (=F miliacea)


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Thailand
,
March
2016
Fimbristylis quinquangularis (=F. miliacea)
Recognize the problem
Family: Cyperaceae (sedge family)
Common names:
Lesser fimbristylis
, grass-like fimbristylis, fiveangle fimbry.
Thai:
หญ้าหนวดแมว
Ya nuad maew;
หญ้ารัดเขียด
Ya rat khiat (Central, Chai
Nat);
หญ้าหนวดปลาดุก
Ya nuat plaa duk (Surat Thani).
Tufted, leafy annual or short lived...

plantwise.org

Monochoria vaginalis


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Thailand
,
March
2016
Monochoria vaginalis
Recognize the problem
Family: Pontederiaceae (pickerel weed family).
Common names: Pickerel weed, monochoria, heartshape false pickerelweed.
Thai
:
ขาเขียด
Kha khiat,
ผักเขียด
Phak khiat,
นิลบล
Ninlabon (Central);
ผักเป็ด
Phak
pet (Chon Burit),
ผักเผ็ด
Phak phet (Nakhon Ratchasima);
ผักริ้น
Phak rin (Peninsular...

plantwise.org

Cyperus difformis


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Thailand
,
March
2016
Cyperus difformis
Recognize the problem
Family: Cyperaceae (sedge family).
Common names:
Small-flowered nutsedge
, small flower umbrella sedge/plant,
smallflower flat sedge, variable flatsedge.
Thai
:
กกขนาก
Kok khanak (Central);
Vietnamese
: Cỏ tò ty, cỏ cháo, cỏ lác dù;
Burmese
: Myet-mon-hnyin-a-sein.
Erect, mostly annual sedge (
10-60...

plantwise.org

draftb llira


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Longan and lychee fruit from the
People’s Republic of China and
Thailand
Draft Import Risk Analysis Report
Part B
August 2003
Draft Import Risk Analysis: Importation of fresh longan and lychee fruit from China and Thailand
Foreword
© Commonwealth of Australia 2003
This work is copyright. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in
unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non-commercial use or use...

agriculture.gov.au

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

biocontrols diadegma 285


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Photo 1. Diadegma seeking its host. Photo 2. Diadegma has located a second stage
diamondback moth caterpillar.
Photo 3. Diadegma laying an egg in a second
stage diamondback moth caterpillar.
Photo 4. Diadegma wasp preening or cleaning
its body after egg laying.
Photo 5. The pupa of diamondback moth,
yellowish and about 8 mm long. It is blunt at
one end and tapered at the other.
Photo 6. Pupa of Diadegma. The pupa if the
diamondback moth is...

pestnet.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

01leafstreak


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J. Pierzynski (1), J. O’Mara (1), and N. Tisserat (2). (1) Department Plant
Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan (2) Department Bioagricultural
Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins.
Older leaf symptoms of bacterial
leafstreak showing yellowing of
lesions between veins. Photo
courtesy S.H. Droplets of bacterial
ooze from bacterial leaf
streak lesions. Photo
courtesy T.W. Mew.
Reprinted from Webster,
R.K...

plantmanagementnetwork.org

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

npa05 03 EGW


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Figure 3. Erythrina petioles
and leaflets exhibiting severe
gall wasp damage.
Erythrina Gall Wasp
Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim
(Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
Ronald A. Heu, Dick M. Tsuda*,
Walter T. Nagamine, Juliana A. Yalemar
and
Troy H. Suh
Introduction. Samples of gall-damaged leaves
and stems of the coral tree, Erythrina variegata
L., were first collected in Manoa, Oahu, on April
19, 2005, by a University of Hawaii graduate
student....

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

15585


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Identification of Meloidogyne : a general assessment
and
a comparison of male morphology Üsing light rnicroscopy,
with
a key to 24 species
Susan B. JEPSON
Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts., England.
SUMMARY
Quantitative characters utilised in the identification of Meloidogyne species are assessed for stability in terms
of their coefficient of variation and interspecific overlap. Only...

horizon.documentation.ird.fr

fruitandshootborer


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IPM Strategy for Eggplant Fruit and Shoot BorerIPM Strategy for Eggplant Fruit and Shoot Borer
S.N. Alam, M.A. Rashid, F.M.A. Rouf
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Joydebpur, Gazipur, Bangladesh
R.C. Jhala, J.R. Patel
Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat, India
S. Satpathy, T.M. Shivalingaswamy, S. Rai
Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
I. Wahundeniya
Horticultural Crops Research and...

oisat.org

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

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

Agricultural hand tools in emergencies


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FAO PLANT PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION PAPER 214
ISSN
0259-2517
Agricultural Hand Tools
in Emergencies:
Guidelines for Technical and Field Officers
Agricultural Hand Tools
in Emergencies:
Guidelines for Technical and
Field Officers
FAO has been intricately involved with emergency programmes
for many decades. Under such circumstances, not only is assistance
required urgently but it is also essential to ensure that it is
sufficient both in quantity...

fao.org

Insect Pests of Bamboos in Asia (Part 4)


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This is a polyphagous species and a common pest of
packing cases, plywood chests and other wood-based
industrial products. It is a minor pest of dry bamboos.
The adult beetle is black, 6-15 mm long, cylindrical
and with a rough hooded prothorax, usually with
curved hooks at the distal ends of elytra. Female adult
lays eggs singly on rough surfaces of dry bamboos.
The larvae, after hatching, bore into the...

inbar.int

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