Pests of Agricultural Crops & Ornamental Plants


Invsiveness of Lantana camara - The Flowers of Lantana camara Invasive Shrub

Invsiveness of Lantana camara (West Indian Lantana)

This time the West Indian Lantana (Lantana camara) is not presented as an ornamental shrub, but as an invasive plant and persistent weed with great invasive power, which creates serious problems in agriculture, animal husbandry, economy, ecology and environment but indirectly, even in man himself.

Καπνώδης ή Μυλωνάς - Τέλειο Καπνώδη ή Μυλωνά (Capnodis tenebrionis)

Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis)

A pest of the Mediterranean temperament, the Peach Rootborer (Capnodis tenebrionis), which infests a multitude of cultivated trees and some ornamentals, is the subject of the following article, which deals with the description, biology, and ecology of this dangerous of many aspects coleoptera insect.

Δάκος της Ελιάς - Ενήλικο Δάκου της Ελιάς (Bactrocera oleae)

Bactrocera oleae (Olive Fruit Fly)

Bactrocera oleae, the Olive Fruit Fly is recognized as the most important enemy of olive trees in the areas of its cultivation. In times of exacerbation of the attack, the damage it produces, quantitative and qualitative can amount to up to 50% of the oil and fruit production, and its treatment contributes significantly to the increase in the cost of cultivation

Μύγα της Μεσογείου Ceratitis capitata - Μύγα της Μεσογείου, Τέλειο

Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata) Life Cycle & Control

The insect Mediterranean Fruit Fly, the Ceratitis capitata or Medfly, is one of the most serious pest of cultivated plants and, especially, fruit production worldwide. It attacks more than 350 plant species and the damage it causes amounts to several hundred million dollars per year.


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Planting or making a hole in the water? Anyhow somebody can see, it is certain that the artificial island, Freedom Cove, created by Mrs Catherine King and Mr. Wayne Adams in Canada, includes many plants, a vegetable garden and four greenhouses. As for the hole, yes and that is there. For fishing from the living room.

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