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Type: Proceedings Papers
Published: 2022-11-30
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Impacts of continental invasion of Raoiella indica in the Americas

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University of Florida, 18905 SW 280th Street Department of Entomology and Nematology Homestead, FL 33031, USA
Raoiella indica mites


The invasion of the Red Palm Mite (RPM), Raoiella indica, in the western hemisphere, is probably the most extensive, fastest, and better-documented plant pest arthropod invasion in recent decades. RPM was initially detected in the Lesser Caribbean Antilles, and it rapidly spread hooping through the islands and reaching continental areas in North, Central and South America.


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