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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 Potential invasive pests of agricultural crops.

This book highlights studies on potential invasive pests, focusing on pests from South America, Central America and the islands of the Caribbean basin. These include the Coleopterans, followed by the Lepidopterans. The importance of several dipterans is also treated. Tephritid fruit flies are...

Author(s)
Peña, J. E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book
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Cover for Building IPM programs in Central America: experiences of CATIE.

This chapter provides an overview of plant protection and integrated pest management (IPM) programmes implemented by CATIE (Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Centre; a non-profit international association that promotes the development, conservation and sustainable use of natural...

Author(s)
Staver, C.; Guharay, F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vaginulidae in Central America, with emphasis on the bean slug <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sarasinula plebeia</i> (Fischer).

The history of vaginulid (slugs belonging to the Vaginulidae) infestation in Central America; morphology of Belocaulus angustipes, Diplosolenodes occidentalis, Leidyula moreleti and Sarasinula plebeia (four of the major species of vaginulids in Central America); importance of S. plebeia as a major...

Author(s)
Rueda, A.; Caballero, R.; Kaminsky, R.; Andrews, K. L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Air pollution problems in the forested areas of Mexico and Central America.

Mexico and the Central American countries share many historical and cultural features. Their climatic conditions as well as their vegetation communities are common in some geographical zones, such as the southern Pacific Mexican coast south to Panama. It is interesting and important to point out...

Author(s)
Bauer, L. I. de; Hernandez-Tejeda, T.; Skelly, J. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
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