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First report of the red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae), in Brazil.
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PMID:  21710040     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The presence of the red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst, is reported for the first time in Brazil. This invasive mite was found in July 2009 infesting coconut palms and bananas in urban areas of Boa Vista, State of Roraima, in northern Brazil. Comments on the possible pathways of R. indica into the country, present and potential impact of its introduction and mitigating measures to prevent or to delay the mite spread in Brazil are presented.
Authors:
D Navia; Al Marsaro; Fr da Silva; Mgc Gondim; Gj de Moraes
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neotropical entomology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1678-8052     ISO Abbreviation:  Neotrop. Entomol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101189728     Medline TA:  Neotrop Entomol     Country:  Brazil    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Lab de Quarentena Vegetal, Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia, Brasília, DF, Brasil.
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