First Report of the presence of Red Palm Mite

Publication Date
Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 00:00
Last Updated
Oct. 20, 2010, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
BRB-02/3
国家
Barbados
Pest Id
Raoiella indica - (RAOIIN)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Coconuts (Cocos nucifera) and ornamental palms.
Pest Status
  • Present: only in some areas
Geographical Distribution
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.
摘要

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

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