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Cocoa husk borer, (Cryptophlebia encarpa Lep. Tortricidae) pest of cocoa in Sarawak

by Gumbek, M.
Publisher: Mar 1991Subject(s): THEOBROMA CACAO | CRYPTOPHLEBIA ENCARPA | INSECTOS DEPREDADORES DE LOS FRUTOS | CICLO VITAL | EVOLUCION DE LA POBLACION | HOSPEDEROS | CONTROL QUIMICO | CONTROL CULTURAL | CONTROL BIOLOGICO | SARAWAK | THEOBROMA CACAO | FRUIT DAMAGING INSECTS | LIFE CYCLE | POPULATION CHANGE | CHEMICAL CONTROL | CULTURAL CONTROL | BIOLOGICAL CONTROL | SARAWAK | THEOBROMA CACAO | INSECTE DEPREDATEUR DES FRUITS | CYCLE DE DEVELOPPEMENT | EVOLUTION DE LA POPULATION | LUTTE CHIMIQUE | LUTTE CULTURALE | LUTTE BIOLOGIQUE | SARAWAK In: Planter (Malasia) v. 67(780) p. 101-106Summary: Cocoa husk borer is an important pest of cocoa in Sarawak. This article gives a brief description of the life cycle, biology, nature of damage, abundance, alternate hosts, control measures and potential yield loss. The life cycle takes twenty-seven to thirty-two days. The larvae damage pods of all sizes. Pyrethroids are effective in controlling them.
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Cocoa husk borer is an important pest of cocoa in Sarawak. This article gives a brief description of the life cycle, biology, nature of damage, abundance, alternate hosts, control measures and potential yield loss. The life cycle takes twenty-seven to thirty-two days. The larvae damage pods of all sizes. Pyrethroids are effective in controlling them.

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