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Bean flower thrips (342) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Bean flower thrips, Oriental bean thrips, Asian bean thrips

Scientific Name

Megalurothrips usitatus; previously known as Taeniothrips nigricornis

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and CABI (2016) Megalurothrips usitatus (bean flower thrips) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and from Bean flower thrips (Megalurothrips usitatus) Plantwise Knowledge Bank. ( Photo 1 Desley Tree (2010) Oriental bean flower thrips, Asian bean thrips (Megalurothrips usitatus) PaDIL - Photo 2. Ko Ko Maung,

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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