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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bactrocera</i> species that pose a threat to Florida: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">B. carambolae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">B. invadens</i>.

This chapter describes the host range, colonization ability, taxonomic status, mating behaviour, oviposition, adult feeding, life stages, geographical distribution, sampling and monitoring techniques, economic importance, and control tactics (including male annihilation and foliage baiting) of two ...

Author(s)
Malavasi, A.; Midgarden, D.; Meyer, M. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Invasion of exotic arthropods in South America's biodiversity hotspots and agro-production systems.

This chapter presents a study attempting to document the most significant arthropod invasions in mainland South America, with particular emphasis on scales (e.g., Coccidae, Diaspididae and Pseudococcidae). A regional species inventory was developed, based upon (gray) literature revision, and...

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.; Kondo, T.; Herrera, B. V.; Miller, D. R.; Naranjo, N.; Hyman, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recent mite invasions in South America.

This chapter focuses on five phytophagous mites that were reported in South America during the last decade and that were considered relevant due to their current or potential socioeconomic importance and/or their invasive history: the Hindustan Citrus Mite, Schizotetranychus hindustanicus; the...

Author(s)
Navia, D.; Marsaro Júnior, A. L.; Gondim Júnior, M. G. C.; Mendonça, R. S. de; Pereira, P. R. V. da S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The citrus orthezia, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Praelongorthezia praelonga</i> (Douglas) (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), a potential invasive species.

The citrus orthezia, Praelongorthezia praelonga (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), is a highly polyphagous scale insect that causes plant damage both directly by its feeding and indirectly due to its associated sooty moulds (generally caused by a fungus, Capnodium sp.). This Neotropical species currently is ...

Author(s)
Kondo, T.; Peronti, A. L.; Kozár, F.; Szita, É.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recent adventive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Florida and the Caribbean region.

This chapter focuses on recent invasions of scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) as a result of international trade among Florida and the countries and territories that comprise the Caribbean region. The data presented in table format are derived primarily from the...

Author(s)
Stocks, I.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tecia solanivora</i> Povolny (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), an invasive pest of potatoes <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum tuberosum</i> L. in the Northern Andes.

T. solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a key pest of potato tubers that recently invaded some cultivation areas in South America and the Canary Islands, with disastrous effects on the potato industry in these areas. This chapter describes the pest distribution, life history, life cycle,...

Author(s)
Carrillo, D.; Torrado-Leon, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter

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