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2018-03-15T04:00:00.0000000Z
Leaf miner on Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense) Adults, leaf miner on Malay apple (Syzygium malaccense) Leaf miner on Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense) Leaf miner on Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense)

Dear Pest-Netters, Kindly attached are few pictures of a leaf miner on Malay Apple (Syzygium malaccense) in Fiji.  Please if someone could assist with the ID of this particular species. The pictures of the damage symptoms are not so clear …

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Syzygium_malaccense
Leaf_miner
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-15T04:00:00.0000000Z
Snail attacking bitter gourd, Fiji Snail damage to bitter gourd, Fiji
Dear Pestnetters, Kindly attached are few pictures of a snail attacking a Bitter Gourd crop in Fiji. Please if anyone could help ID this particular pest.  Pictures were taken in January 2018. According to the farmer, this particular … Read more...
Fiji
Bitter_gourd
Snail
Sydney NSW, Australia
Identification request
2018-03-14T10:00:00.0000000Z

Dear Colleagues,

I recently received these photos with a request for identification for which I am asking your help.

The symptoms (as shown on the photos) are observed on a wild, as yet undescribed, Piper species from Madagascar (closely related to

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-14T04:00:00.0000000Z

FreshFruitPortal https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2018/03/13/chile-medfly-outbreak-valparaiso-region/An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) has been discovered in Chile’s Valparaiso region, in a rural area of a commune that … Read more...

Chile
Medfly
Outbreak
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-11T14:00:00.0000000Z
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-10T04:00:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/190805/Australias-Northern-Territory-almost-cleared-of-banana-freckle

Australia’s Northern Territory is on the road to be declared clear of the banana freckle disease. Officers from the National Banana …
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Northern_Territory
Australia
Eradication
Freckle
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-09T18:00:00.0000000Z

Solomon Islanders are facing a bleak future as the coconut rhinoceros beetle marches across its fertile plains, killing their "tree of life" …

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Samoa
Solomon_Islands
Coconut
Coconut_rhinoceros_beetle
Oil_palm
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-09T08:00:00.0000000Z

Two articles in this News Alert from the EC: one on the use of neonicotinoids and contamination of aquatic environments and the other pest control in grapes to avoid synthetic pesticide use. 

Dietary exposure to neonicotinoid-contaminated …

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Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-08T14:00:00.0000000Z

The university of Western Australia http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2018030810430/sclerotinia-agriculture-science-research/promising-biocontrol-sclerotinia-rot

The potential for devastating crop diseases to be controlled biologically is one step closer …
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Sclerotium_sclerotiorum_rot
Mycoviruses
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Huazhong_Agricultural_University
Sydney NSW, Australia
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2018-03-08T14:00:00.0000000Z

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The caterpillar attack on coconut palms has posed a threat to the farmers, especially in the …

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India
Coconut
Possibily_Opisina_arenosella