First detection of Raoiella indica in South Africa

Fecha de publicación
Jue, 01 Sep 2016, 09:46
Última actualización
Dic. 1, 2021, 9:23 a.m.
Número del informe
South Africa
Plaga identificada
Raoiella indica - (RAOIIN)
Estado del informe
Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera)
Pest Status (old values from ISPM 8 -1998 )
  • Unknown
Distribución geográfica
The specimen was detected in the Northern Cape Province near the town of Upington.

Red palm mite was detected on Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) leaves during routine surveys in February and March 2016. A leaf sample collected on 11 March 2016 had mites on it which were positively identified as Raoiella indica. This is the first time that this pest is detected in South Africa.

Date palm production in the Northern Cape Province.
Contacto para obtener más información
Ms Muneiwa Ratshilingano Private bag x14 Gezina 0031 South Africa Email: [email protected]
Archivos de informes
first detection of Raoiella indica in South Africa
Sitio web
Palabras claves del tema
Detection survey Pest
Palabras clave del producto
Fresh or dried dates

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