Pests

July 22, 2018

Economic Important Plant Virus Diseases in the Arab Countries

Among the different agents which cause diseases in plants, viruses are considered next to fungi and nematodes in terms of economic crop losses induced by them. […]
July 17, 2018

Cochineal of Cactus

The cochineal called Dactylopius opuntiae is one of the most important pests that affect the prickly pear known in Tunisia by the name “Hindi”.  This latter […]
July 17, 2018

Status of Host Plant Resistance to Insect Pests in the Arab World

No one would deny the fact that host plant resistance (HPR) is the most economical and environment friendly mean of controlling pests. The resistance is “incorporated” […]
July 17, 2018

Economic Important Plant fungal Diseases in the Arab Countries

Plant disease caused by fungi are considered amongst the most important factors of considerable losses to different agricultural crops in the Arab region. These diseases spread […]
July 17, 2018

Xylella fastidiosa

Xylella fastidiosa: A Serious Threat to the Mediterranean Olive Heritage. fastidiosa, a quarantine organism included in the EPPO list A1, is a gram negative bacterium which […]
July 17, 2018

Drosophila suzukii(Diptera: Drosophilidae)

The fruit fly D. suzukii is a fruit crop pest and is a serious economic threat to soft summer fruit. A polyphagous pest, it infests a […]