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Title: Control of Asian cycad scale on Cycas revoluta and C. taitungensis using Imicide trunk microinjection

Author: Tattar, Terry A.; Farran, Arnold;

Date: 2007

Source: In: Gottschalk, Kurt W., ed. Proceedings, 17th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on gypsy moth and other invasive species 2006; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-10. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 97.

Publication Series: General Technical Report - Proceedings

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Description: Asian cycad scale is native to Thailand and southern China but was imported to Florida on nursery stock. This insect has since spread on imported cycads to Guam, Hawaii and Puerto Rico where it poses a threat to native cycads in tropical forests. In 2005, the Asian cycad scale had already infested native cycads throughout the forests of Guam, many of which are C. micornesica that are over 100 years old.

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Tattar, Terry A.; Farran, Arnold 2007. Control of Asian cycad scale on Cycas revoluta and C. taitungensis using Imicide trunk microinjection. In: Gottschalk, Kurt W., ed. Proceedings, 17th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on gypsy moth and other invasive species 2006; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-10. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 97.

 


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