EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 2014 Num. article: 2014/069

Anthonomus eugenii occurs in the Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, Anthonomus eugenii (Coleoptera: Curculionidae – EPPO A1 List) was first recorded in 2006 in the eastern part of the island. Between 2008 and 2010, severe damage was observed in sweet and chilli pepper crops (Capsicum spp.) grown in the areas of Ocoa, Bani and Cibao.
The situation of Anthonomus eugenii in the Dominican Republic can be described as follows: Present, first found in 2006 on Capsicum spp. crops.


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