Tropical Fruit Pests and Pollinators: Biology, Economic Importance, Natural Enemies, and Control (Google eBook)

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Jorge E. Peņa, Jennifer L. Sharp, M. Wysoki
CABI, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 430 pages
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Insect and other pests cause major economic damage on fruit crops in the tropics. However, some insects are beneficial and have a role in pollinating flowers, thus enabling fruit set. This book reviews these injurious and beneficial organisims and how they might be controlled to enhance fruit production and quality.
  

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Contents

Contributors
1
Pests of Banana
13
Tropical Citrus Pests
57
Pests and Pollinators of Mango
103
Pests of Papaya
131
Pests of Pineapple
157
Pollinators and Pests of Annona Species
197
Pests and Pollinators of Avocado
223
Pests of Cuava
295
Pests of Minor Tropical Fruits
315
B Pinese Queensland Department of Primary Industries PO Box 1054 Mareeba Queensland 4880
323
Pests of Litchi and Longan
331
Passion Fruit
361
Quarantine Treatments for Pests of Tropical Fruits
391
Index
407
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