Photo 2. Large areas of decay caused by the feeding of the hispine beetle, Brontispa longissima, on the variety Malayan Dwarf.
Coconut hispine beetle, coconut leaf hispa
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Information from Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press.
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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