PESTS AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL

A Guide to growing Thripobius semiluteus - K.J. Froud - Hortnet NZ

A Pest Management Plan for Avocado Production in California - USDA CSREES

A Potential Biological Control Agent For Greenhouse Thrips - K.J. Froud, P.S. Stevens and D.R. Cowley - Hortnet NZ

Amorbia (Western Avocado Leafroller) - Amorbia cuneana - UC Davis IPM

Amorbia: A California Avocado Insect Pest - J. Blair Bailey and Michael P. Hoffmann

An Identification Tool for Bark Beetles of the Southeastern United States - James R. Baker, James LaBonte, Thomas H. Atkinson, Stephen Bambara

An Ophiostoma species and Xyleborus glabratus Threaten Red Bay (Persea borbonia) and Other Members of the Lauraceae in the Southeastern USA - Stephen W. Fraedrich Thomas C. Harrington and Robert J. Rabaglia

Assessing Host Ranges for Parasitoids and Predators used for Classical Biological Control: A guide to Best Practice – Forest Technology Enterprise team- USDA and US Forest Service

Avocado Brown Mite -Oligonychus punicae - UC Davis IPM

Avocado lace bug - Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann) - University of Florida

Avocado Lace Bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann - F. W. Mead and J. E. Peña -from EDIS

Avocado Pests Information - Jim Davis - American Insectaries 

Armored Scales - California red scale: Aonidiella aurantii; Dictyospermum scale: Chrysomphalus dictyospermi; Greedy scale: Hemiberlesia rapax; Latania scale: Hemiberlesia lataniae - UC Davis IPM

Avocado Thrips - Scirtothrips perseae - UC Davis IPM

Avocado Thrips Biology and Control. AvoResearch. 2003. - Hoddle, Mark, Morse, Joseph G.

Avocado thrips: New challenge for growers - M. Hoddle et al. 2002. California Agriculture 56(3): 103-107

Avocado - Year-Round IPM Program - UC IPM Online

Bark and Ambrosia Beetles - Thomas Atkinson

Bark and Ambrosia Beetles Publications - Thomas Atkinson

Beneficial for biological pest control - Rincon-Vitova Insectaries

Biology and Management of Avocado Thrips - Mark S. Hoddle

Biological Control - A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America and much more - Cornell University

Biological Control - Fred Legner - History of Biological Pest Control

Biological Control - UCR Department of Entomology - Mark S. Hoddle, Principal Investigator

Branch and Twig Borer - Melalgus (=Polycaon) confertus - UC Davis IPM

Brown Garden Snail -Helix aspersa - UC Davis IPM

Caterpillar Pests of Avocados / Los gusanos nocivos que atacan a los aguacates - Phil A. Philips

Center for Invasive Species Research - CISR - UCR

Control de Plagas y Malezas por Enemigos Naturales -  R.G. Van Driesch, M.S. Hoddle, T.D. Center from USDA Forest Service

False Chinch Bug - Nysius ericae - UC Davis IPM

Fuller Rose Beetle - Pantomorus cervinus - UC Davis IPM

Glossary of Entomology - Entomology Purdue University

Greenhouse Thrips - Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis - UC Davis IPM

Hungry Pests - USDA

Insect and Mite Pests of Avocados / Plagas que afectan a los aguacates, incluyendo los insectos y los ácaros (las arañitas) - Phil A. Philips

Insect Management in Avocados - Jorge Pena and Freddie Johnson - from EDIS (Florida Cooperative Extension Database)

June Beetles (Scarabs) - Coenonycha testacea, Serica fimbriata, and Serica alternata - UC Davis IPM

Key to thrips of California - Mark Hoddle

Laurel wilt - Redbay (Persea borbonia) and other Lauraceae species attacked by an ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) a vector for the ambrosial fungus (Raffaelea species)

Measuring Mite Feeding on Avocado Leaves with Automated Image Analysis Software - V. Kerguelen and M.S. Hoddle. 1999. Florida Entomologist  82(1):119-122

Omnivorous Looper - Sabulodes aegrotata -UC Davis IPM

Omnivorous Looper on Avocados in California - J. Blair Bailey and Michael P. Hoffmann

Orange Tortrix - Argyrotaenia citrana - UC Davis IPM

Persea Mite - Oligonychus perseae - UC Davis IPM

Persea Mite Biology and Monitoring - Mark S. Hoddle

Pest management and weather data from UC Davis IPM

Research on Persea Mite, Oligonychus perseae and Avocado thrips Scirtothrips perseae - The home page for Mark Hoddle, Extension Entomologist, University of California, Riverside

Shothole Borers - Mike Doerr and Phil VanBuskirk

Sixspotted Mite - Eotetranychus sexmaculatus - UC Davis IPM

Soft Scales - Black scale: Saissetia oleae; Brown soft scale: Coccus hesperidum; European fruit lecanium: Parthenolecanium corni; Hemispherical scale: Saissetia coffeae - UC Davis IPM

Some Natural Enemies Found in Avocados / Algunos enemigos naturales que se encuentran en los aguacates - Phil A. Philips

Some Natural Enemies Found in Avocados II / Algunos enemigos naturales que se encuentran en los aguacates II - Phil A. Philips

The genus Scirtothrips in Mexico - Mound and Strassen

The avocado fruit borer and its biological control - German Arellano Cruz - Peru 

The Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff (Scolytinae: Curculionidae) - Albert E. Mayfield III, Michael C. Thomas

Whiteflies - Giant whitefly: Aleurodicus dugesii; Greenhouse whitefly: Trialeurodes vaporariorum;
Mulberry whitefly: Tetraleurodes mori; Nesting whitefly: Paraleyrodes minei;Redbanded whitefly: Tetraleurodes perseae - UC Davis IPM