Photo 1. Silvery-white feeding patches on the leaves of shallot from infestations of the onion thrips, Thrips tabaci.
Photo 3. Colours of onion thrips, Thrips tabaci, vary from yellow to brown, through green; compare Photo 2.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI (2014) Thrips tobaci (onion thrips) Crop Protection Compendium (http://www.cabi.org/cpc/). Photos 1&2 Rehan Silva University of Queensland.
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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