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Ant Damage to Banana Fruits by Abdominal Secretions

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Title: Ant Damage to Banana Fruits by Abdominal Secretions
Authors: Nelson, Scot
Taniguchi, Glenn
Keywords: bananas
Musa
Anoplolepis gracilipes
formic acid
crop damage
show 4 morepest management
Hawaii
Technomyrmex albipes
benzaldehyde

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Issue Date: Jun 2012
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Nelson S, Taniguchi G. 2012. Ant damage to banana fruits by abdominal secretions. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 5 p. (Insect Pests; IP-29).
Series/Report no.: Insect Pests
IP-29
Abstract: 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 to reduce or avoid costly injury.
Pages/Duration: 5 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/33215
Appears in Collections:Insect Pests, 1997 - present



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