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Cover for Stem- and branch-borers.

This chapter covers the morphology, pest status, distribution, damage, life cycle, host range, natural enemies and control of different coffee stem- and branch-borers, i.e. African white stem borer (Monochamus leuconotus), Asian white stem borer (Xylotrechus quadripes), West African coffee borer (...

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Berry-feeding insects.

This chapter covers the morphology, pest status, distribution, damage, host range, life cycle, natural enemies and control of the following berry-feeding insects infesting coffee: coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei), berry moth (Prophantis smaragdina, P. octoguttalis and Thliptoceras...

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insects that feed on buds, leaves, green shoots and flowers.

This chapter focuses on arthropods that feed on buds, leaves, green shoots and flowers of coffee, including different Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Thysanoptera, Orthoptera, Hymenoptera, Acari and Diptera. Information is given on the morphology, pest status, distribution, life cycle, damage,...

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Root- and collar-feeding insects.

This chapter covers insects that feed on the roots and collar region of coffee, including sucking insects, coleopteran larvae, lepidopteran larvae, crickets [Gryllidae], termites [Isoptera] and dipteran larvae. Information is given on the morphology, pest status, distribution, life cycle, damage,...

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wilt diseases and diseases of the root and stem.

This chapter covers the history and distribution, economic impact, symptoms, pathogen characteristics (mainly morphology), epidemiology and control of Fusarium wilt, Ceratocystis wilt, Hymenomycete root rot, and other root and stem diseases affecting coffee.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematodes.

This chapter covers the distribution, host range, damage and losses, and control of root knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.), root lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.) and burrowing nematode (Radopholus similis) affecting coffee.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Postharvest and processing pests and microbial problems.

This chapter focuses on the damage caused by during and after harvest as well as during the processing and storage of coffee, with emphasis on microbial problems during drying/fermenting, mycotoxins, and storage insect pests and diseases. Information is also given on the morphology, distribution,...

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.; Bigger, M.; Hillocks, R. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931292)
Type
Book chapter