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Melon thrips (106) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Melon thrips

Scientific Name

Thrips palmi (but note, no species of palms are host!).

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Mani Mua
Information from Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press. Photo 1 Guyot J, INRA, Pointe-a-Pitre, Photo 2 Plant Protection Service Archive, Plant Protection Service,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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