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000259372 037__ $$a1933-2017-1793
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000259372 245__ $$aPREVENTION OF LETHAL YELLOWING IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN
000259372 260__ $$c1990
000259372 269__ $$a1990-07-29
000259372 300__ $$a12
000259372 336__ $$aConference Paper/ Presentation
000259372 520__ $$aLethal yellowing (LY) is a fast-spreading disease which destroys coconut and other palms. Once limited to the Greater Antilles except for Puerto Rico, it has crossed ocean barriers of 14 5 km or greater to invade new areas and thus should be considered a threat to Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles. The American palm cixiid (Myndus crudus Van Duzee), which is the known vector of LY, has not been reported in Puerto Rico nor in the Lesser Antilles north of Trinidad. Otherwise, environmental conditions appear to be conducive to the spread of LY, were it introduced into these islands. Principles and techniques which could lessen the risk of introduction and spread of LY in the eastern Caribbean are discussed.
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000259372 546__ $$aEnglish
000259372 650__ $$aCrop Production/Industries
000259372 650__ $$aResearch and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies
000259372 700__ $$aHoward, F.W.
000259372 8560_ $$fsnyde350@umn.edu
000259372 8564_ $$s1193744$$uhttp://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/259372/files/26_48.pdf
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000259372 980__ $$a1933