Insect Pests, 1997 - present

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  • Anonymous (University of Hawaii, 2008-02)
    A guide to identifying, detecting, and controlling the little fire ant (Wasmannia auropunctata), a tiny new stinging ant that is spreading across Hawaii.
  • Nelson, Scot; Taniguchi, Glenn (University of Hawaii, 2012-06)
    This publication describes species of ants in Hawai‘i that injure the skin of banana fruits with their abdominal secretions. It includes descriptions of symptoms and damage and suggestions for integrated management practices ...
  • Hara, Arnold H; Jacobsen, Christopher; Niino-DuPonte, Ruth (University of Hawaii, 2002-06)
    Options for control are discussed in relation to the pest's life cycle and seasonality of occurrence.
  • Nelson, Scot; Wright, Mark (University of Hawaii, 2005-09)
    Native Hawaiian prichardias and other palms are attacked; pest biology and management are discussed.
  • Nelson, Scot; Smith, Virginia Easton; Wright, Mark (University of Hawaii, 2005-07)
    Damage by and control of Opogona sacchari are described.
  • Hara, Arnold H; Mau, Ronald FL; Heu, Ronald; Jacobsen, Christopher; Niino-DuPonte, Ruth (University of Hawaii, 2002-06)
    Occurrence and control of Chaetanaphothrips signipennis on anthurium, ti, dracaena, and banana are detailed.
  • Hara, Arnold H; Niino-DuPonte, Ruth Y (University of Hawaii, 2002-06)
    Contarinia maculipennis affects numerous plants in Hawaii and is a particular problem with dendrobium orchids. Biological controls are lacking, and chemical controls had been disappointing; sanitation is the best option.
  • Tavares, James; Hensley, David; Deputy, Jay; Tsuda, Dick; Hara, Arnold (University of Hawaii, 1998-11)
    Disclisioprocta stellata larvae feed primarily at night, creating unsightly damage but not killing the plant. Spraying Bt- or neem-based insecticides late in the evening is recommended; synthetic insecticides labeled for ...
  • Hara, Arnold H; Niino-DuPonte, Ruth Y; Jacobsen, Christopher M; Chun, Stacey; McDonald, Ty; Nagamine, Walter T; Heu, Ron A (University of Hawaii, 2005-12)
    Aulacaspis yasumatsui has spread throughout the Hawaiian Islands since its first occurrence in 1998. Cycas revoluta is more susceptible than queen sago (C. rumphii). Strategies that enhance biological control by a tiny ...
  • Deputy, Jay; Hara, Arnold (University of Hawaii, 2000-07)
    Damage by and control of the grass webworm, lawn armyworm, fiery skipper, and cutworms are detailed.
  • Hooks, Cerruti R2; Pandey, Raju R; Johnson, Marshall W (University of Hawaii, 2007-05)
    Field experiments revealed that presence of spiders increased mortality of butterfly eggs and improved brocolli yield.
  • Hamasaki, Randall T; Shimabuku, Robin; Nakamoto, Stuart T (University of Hawaii, 2008-01)
    Pests in Hawaii that damage tea by chewing leaves or sucking plant sap are described and illustrated.
  • Hara, Arnold; Tsuda, Dick; Tavares, James; Yogi, Julie; Hensley, David (University of Hawaii, 2001-04)
    Aceria hibisci causes unsightly galls and leaf distortion on hibiscus. Predatory mites are known as effective biocontrol agents. Advice on cultural and chemical controls is given.
  • Ebesu, Richard (University of Hawaii, 2004-01)
    Empoasca stevensi can be a serious pest of papaya; biological control agents are not known, and adequacy of control with insecticides is uncertain, although spraying against small populations is recommended, before they ...
  • Fukuda, Steve; Borth, Wayne; Almeida, Rodrigo; Hamasaki, Randy; McHugh, John; Hew, Ron; Kumashiro, Bernarr; Kawate, Mike; Ogata, Desmond; Sugano, Jari (University of Hawaii, 2004-10)
    Photos compare healthy and infected watercress, illustrate the pests, and identify host weeds.
  • Anonymous (University of Hawaii, 2004-05)
    This publication was prepared in support of an effort to eradicate an infestation on Kauai. Identifying and detecting presence of the ant are illustrated.
  • Wright, Mark G (University of Hawaii, 2003-06)
    A poster for identification of tropical nut borer, southern green stinkbug, koa seedworm, litchi fruit moth, and their damage.
  • Anonymous (University of Hawaii, 2004-11)
    Common insecticides and the insects controlled are listed.
  • Ebesu, Richard (University of Hawaii, 2003-07)
    This overview of insect types found in Hawaii, including pests and beneficials, discusses insect IPM strategies.
  • Messing, Russell (University of Hawaii, 1999-09)
    Four pest fruit fly species found in Hawaii are described and illustrated with photographs; baits, traps, insecticides, organic insecticides, and cultural controls are described.

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