New records of Moko disease and Thrips palmi in Asia
During the eighteenth Session of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission, member countries presented their phytosanitary situation, including the following new records:
1) ; ; ; ;Moko disease (Pseudomonas solanacearum, EPPO A2 quarantine pest) is present in Indonesia where it causes damage on 1742 ha of banana plantations.
2) ; ; ; ;Three new species of thrips have been found in Sri Lanka on foliage plants: Gynaike sp., Thrips hawaiiensis and Thrips palmi (EPPO A1 quarantine pest).
Report of the eighteenth Session of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission, 1993-08-23/28, Beijing. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 69 p.