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Cover for Gall midges (Cecidomyiidae) attacking horticultural crops in the Caribbean region and South America.

Gall midges are a major problem of horticultural crops (tomatoes, potatoes, asparagus, pepper) in the Caribbean region and in South America. This chapter describes the hot pepper (Capsicum chinense) gall midge (HPGM) classified as Contarinia spp., undetermined species, and Prodiplosis longifila....

Author(s)
Goldsmith, J.; Castillo, J.; Clarke-Harris, D.
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 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
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Cover for Distribution and importance.

This chapter discusses the origin, early and present distribution of bananas and plantains (Musa). The main banana-producing countries are presented, which are classified (according to world production and trade) into four large groups, namely the dollar area, ACP countries (referring to the 48...

Author(s)
Robinson, J. C.; Galán Saúco, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936587)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The foundations of the diversity.

The first part of this chapter summarizes the knowledge that has been obtained about the diversity of cocoa (Theobroma cacao) species that exists in the Amazonian Region, according to its component populations and primary distribution area - the lower Amazon (from below the mouth of the River...

Author(s)
Bartley, B. G. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996196)
Type
Book chapter

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