Declaring Mango Pulp Weevil (Sternochetus frigidus Fabr.) a Dangerous Pest and injurious to Mangoes and Placing the Palawan Island Group under Quarantine to Prevent its spread.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016, 01:51
Sept. 7, 2016, 4:04 a.m.
Present: at low prevalence
Certain Areas in the Palawan Group of Island
Mango Pulp Weevil is injurious to Mangoes and it was confirmed that the pest exist in some areas of Palawan Group of Island. Hence, placing the entire Palawan Island under Quarantie to prevent its spread.
No eradication measures available and can post economic loss