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.
  • 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.
  • Nagao, Mike A; Leite, Heather MC; Hara, Arnold H; Niino-DuPonte, Ruth Y (University of Hawaii, 2004-01)
    Garcinia mangostana and species of latex-bearing plants in the Guttiferae found in Hawaii are attacked by this insect.

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