First Report of the presence of Red Palm Mite

Fecha de publicación
Lun, 18 Oct 2010, 02:00
Última actualización
Oct. 20, 2010, 11:01 a.m.
Número del informe
BRB-02/3
País
Barbados
Plaga identificada
Raoiella indica - (RAOIIN)
Estado del informe
Final
Hospederos
Coconuts (Cocos nucifera) and ornamental palms.
Estado de la plaga
  • Present: only in some areas
Distribución geográfica
The pest has been found in the South-East and South-West of the island and a survey is currently being undertaken to ascertain how far the pest has spread.
Resumen

This is the first reported presence of this pest in Barbados and identification was confirmed by Dr. Ron Ochoa of USDA/ARS.

Peligro
The Red Palm mite is considered a pest of major quarantine importance not only for Barbados but the Caribbean region.

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