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World bibliography of sweetpotato weevils

World bibliography of sweetpotato weevils

1792-1992

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Published by Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center in Tainan, Taiwan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by N.S. Talekar.
SeriesAsian Vegetable Research and Development Center Publication -- no.94-423
ContributionsTalekar, N. S., Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17381010M
ISBN 109290580895
OCLC/WorldCa271205534

  By John P. Roche. West Indian sweetpotato weevils (Euscepes postfasciatus) are costly pests of sweetpotato plants (Ipomoea batatas) in the Pacific, the Caribbean, and Central and South logists in the Ryukyu Islands within the Okinawa Prefecture of Japan are implementing a sterile insect technique (SIT) program for eradicating West Indian sweetpotato weevils.   Pest Specs The sweet potato weevil is considered to be the most serious pest of sweet potato, with losses ranging from 5% to 97%.It occurs in tropical regions worldwide and is found throughout the Southeast U.S. from North Carolina to Texas.

  Abstract. The response of sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (F.) (Coleoptera: Brentidae), to insecticides used for its control was tested in laboratory bioassays. A glass vial bioassay technique was used to determine the susceptibility of two cohorts of Cited by: 4. The world's heaviest sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) weighed 37 kg (81 lb 9 oz) on 8 March and was grown by Manuel Pérez Pérez (Spain) in Güime, Lanzarote, Spain. All records listed on our website are current and up-to-date. For a full list of record titles, please use our Record Application Search. (You will be need to register / login.

Growing orange-fleshed sweetpotato for a healthy diet A supplementary learners’ resource book for upper primary schools Regina Kapinga • Patience Byaruhanga • Thomas Zschocke • Silver Tumwegamire. Growing orange-fleshed sweetpotato for a healthy diet world problems and the model that the first-person narrator of the book, Akello.   The sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius), is the most serious pest of sweetpotato around the world, damaging sweetpotatoes in .


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Sweetpotato weevil is the most serious pest of sweet potato, not only in the United States, but around the world. World bibliography of sweetpotato weevils book causes damage in the field, in storage, and is of quarantine significance.

It is inherently of interest to entomologists due to its strikingly colorful appearance and. Introduction.

Sweet potato belongs to Convolvulaceae family with more than a hundred developing countries, known to cultivate sweet potato and are ranked the 5 th most essential foodstuff in over 50 of those countries [] and globally, 7 th amongst the entire food production [], but has lesser experimental work than other staples such as potato (Solanum tuberosum) and wheat (Triticum aestivum).Author: Kyereko Wt, Hongbo Z, Amoanimaa-Dede H, Meiwei G, Yeboah A.

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species on sweetpotato in the Caribbean (Lawrence et al. In fact, Cylas spp. are the number one pest problem of sweetpotato production in the world (Jansson and Raman, ).

They attack sweetpotato stems and storage roots, both in the field and in storage facilities. Weevils may cause devastating losses, and in some documented. Sweetpotato weevil is the most serious pest of sweet potato, not only in the United States, but around the world.

It causes damage in the field, in storage, and is of quarantine significance. It is inherently of interest to entomologists due to its strikingly.

Sweet potato is an important food crop that is grown widely in tropical and subtropical regions. Sweet potato weevil is the most disastrous pest affecting sweet potato plantations, causing millions of dollars losses annually. An effective integrated pest management (IPM) method will help to prevent economic losses, and it is crucial to understand the factors that contribute to weevil Cited by: 4.

numbers of male sweetpotato weevils, Cylas formicarius. Note the trap is a plastic bottle with the top 1/3 cut off and inverted. The pheromone has been absorbed onto rubber tubing which is held in place by wire. Pacific Pests and Pathogens - Fact Sheets Sweetpotato weevil () Common Name Sweetpotato weevil Scientific Name Cylas formicarius.

Common Name: Sweetpotato weevil Scientific Name: Cyclas formicarius elegantulus (Summers) Order: Coleoptera Description: The adult is about 1/4 inch long, shiny and slender bodied for a weevil, appearing almost ant-like.

The middle of the body and the legs are red and the rest of the body is are elongate but slightly C-shaped in appearance, legless and dirty white to gray in.

The warm humid conditions of the tropics make it tough for farmers to keep their crops pest free. For sweetpotato growers in Micronesia, the sweetpotato weevil seems to defy efforts to. Adult weevils are about mm long. Eggs: Eggs of the sweetpotato weevil are creamy white in color and oval in shape.

Larvae (Grub): The larvae (grubs) of sweet potato weevil are white in color, legless, ‘C’ shaped and they have brownish head capsule. Pupae: Pupae of the sweet potato weevil are white to gray in color. + Biology. The book has 2 parts. A general one giving up-to-date information on the history, botany, cultivars, genetic engineering, propagation, diseases and pests, nutritional data and marketing; and a second part presenting data on sweetpotato growing practices in different areas of the s: 2.

Sweetpotato weevil is found throughout the tropical and subtropical regions worldwide except in Africa, where it has only been reported in South Africa and coastal Kenya. In areas where Cylas formicarius is not present, other weevils of the Cylas genus cause similar damage (see Other Sweetpotato Weevils).

Sweetpotato, commercially grown in over countries, is one of the ten most important staple crops in the world. Sweetpotato weevil is a major pest of sweetpotato in most areas of cultivation Cited by: the name can cause a shudder to anyone who has ever had these ugly, snout-nosed bugs in their flour, rice, or cornmeal.

Often called flour bugs, because that is where they are frequently found, there are actually a number of types of weevil, including rice weevils, seed weevils, granary/grain weevils, maize weevils, and bean/pea/seed weevils.

Sweet Potato Weevil Control: How to Identify, Prevent and Get Rid of Sweet Potato Weevils Homyden Pest and Disease Control J Cylas formicarius, the scientific name of sweet potato weevil, is the most common pest that affects sweet potato.

The book has 2 parts. A general one giving up-to-date information on the history, botany, cultivars, genetic engineering, propagation, diseases and pests, nutritional data and marketing; and a second part presenting data on sweetpotato growing practices in different areas of the world.

THE SWEETPOTATO WEEVILS IN HAWAII THEIR BIOLOGY AND CONTROL By MARTIN SHERMAN AND MINORU TAMASHIRO INTRODUCTION The sweetpotato, Ipomoea batatas Poir., is an important food crop throughout the subtropical and tropical regions of the world and is an especially important staple crop of many of the South Pacific islands.

Sweet potato weevil Cylas formicarius (Fab.) is a serious insect pest of sweet potato worldwide. The weevil can be managed by Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy, which includes host plant.

Weevils are beetles belonging to the superfamily Curculionoidea, known for their elongated are usually small, less than 6 mm (1 ⁄ 4 in) in length, and 97, species of weevils are known.

They belong to several families, with most of them in the family Curculionidae (the true weevils).Some other beetles, although not closely related, bear the name "weevil", such Class: Insecta. Click image for caption and other photo information. Read the magazine story to find out more.

Zapping Sweetpotato Weevils By Alfredo Flores Ap Irradiation is an effective way to meet quarantine regulations for interstate shipment of sweetpotato roots that can harbor weevils that feed on the roots, an Agricultural Research Service study has shown.

Annapolis, MD; January 3, -- The sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius), is the most serious pest of sweetpotato around the world, damaging sweetpotatoes in the field and in storage. Because the larval period is spent within vines or tubers, and the adults are nocturnal, chemical control frequently is not trapping using synthetic pheromones has.

"Immense losses of sweet potatoes in the Gulf States are being caused by the sweet-potato weevil. This foreign pest, introduced into the United States years ago, has become very destructive recently and now threatens to invade all States in which sweet potatoes are grown.

The slender, metallic-blue weevil, about a quarter of an inch long with red legs and 'waist,' attacks leaves.

Semiartificial Diet for the Sweetpotato Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Entomology 86(3) June with 20 Reads How we measure 'reads'.