Potential Pests and Avocado Diseases Video Presentations Available

  • Dec 18, 2013

View three presentations concerning threats posed to California avocado groves by new pests and diseases, including laurel wilt disease, fusarium dieback disease, the polyphagous shot hole borer and the Florida redbay ambrosia beetle.

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Identifying the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Beetle

  • Jul 03, 2013

A newly discovered beetle, the polyphagous shot hole borer beetle, is morphologically indistinguishable from the tea shot hole borer, and is believed to vector a new Fusarium sp. leading to Fusarium dieback disease that affects avocado trees.

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