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Cover for Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips)

Since the 1970s Frankliniella occidentalis has successfully invaded many countries to become one of the most important agricultural pests of...

Cover for Prune dwarf virus (cherry ring mottle)

PDV was first reported in Prunus domestica by Thomas and Hildebrand (1936). PDV infects all species of the genus Prunus (Gilmer et al., 1976). It is...

Cover for Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly)

Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species. Native to Asia, Oriental fruit fly is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of...


The legume family Fabaceae is the third largest family of flowering plants with more than 18,000 described species. This family consists of three...

Cover for Gibberella fujikuroi (bakanae disease of rice)

There have been few estimates of losses due to bakanae disease, caused by G. fujikuroi (Ou, 1985). There are reports of yield losses of 20% in...

Cover for Monilinia fructicola (brown rot)

M. fructicola causes severe losses on stone fruits (Prunus species), both before and after harvest. Heavy losses have been reported in North America...

Cover for Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot)
Cover for Eutypa lata (Eutypa dieback)

Economic impact of Eutypa dieback includes the cost of management (wound protection with fungicides, sanitation and pruning), annual yield loss on...

Cover for Meloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm)

Difficulties of identification within the genus Meloidogyne (see Hartman and Sasser, 1985) and the frequent occurrence of mixed species populations...

Cover for Pratylenchus vulnus (walnut root lesion nematode)

P. vulnus is pathogenic to Buxus sempervirens var. globosum in the USA (Benson, 1978). Vigour ratings of infected boxwood after 14 months at initial...

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