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Cover for The tomato fruit borer, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoleucinodes elegantalis</i> (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), an insect pest of neotropical Solanaceous fruits.

The tomato fruit borer, N. elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) is one of the most important pests in the production of Solanaceae in South America. This chapter reports several aspects of its biology (including life cycle and morphology), habits, geographical range, monitoring and sampling...

Author(s)
Montilla, A. E. D.; Solis, M. A.; Kondo, T.
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
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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