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major insect borers of mahogany

M. O. Akanbi

major insect borers of mahogany

a review towards their control : what step next?

by M. O. Akanbi

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Published in Ibadan : Federal Dept. of Forest Research, 1973 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy M. O. Akanbi.
SeriesResearch paper : Forest series ; no. 16
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCL 83/0721 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ; 33 cm.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4465938M
LC Control Number79129851

The poplar-and-willow borer requires 2 years to complete its life cycle in the Prairie Provinces, and the adult borer is capable of surviving a third winter. Larvae pupate within wood chip-filled chambers of attacked shoots. Both male and female adults are rough-surfaced, snout-nosed beetles, about 8- . This insect infestation has rapidly spread throughout Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties, and at the time of this writing (March, ) is causing major defoliation of red gums. A tree that once thrived in this region without any major insect predators is now facing a serious threat to its survival. Brief descriptions are given of the damage caused by, and control methods used for, the 3 major groups of forest insect pests in Bangladesh: nursery pests; plantation pests; and wood and timber pests. The groups described under nursery pests are cutworms (Agrotis ipsilon), cockchafers or white grubs (mainly Leucopholis, Holotrichia and Anomala spp.), termites and ants, crickets and mole Cited by: 5.


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The mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller), bores into the twigs and seed capsules of trees in the mahogany family (Meliaceae), especially mahogany species (Swietenia spp.) and cedro, known also as Spanish-cedar and tropical-cedar (Cedrela spp.).

It is an important economic pest and has been the subject of concerted research efforts. Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs (SuDoc A ) Hardcover – January 1, by J.

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Bookworm is a general name for any insect that is said to bore through books. The damage to books that is commonly attributed to "bookworms" is, in truth, not caused by any species ofthe larvae of various types of insects including beetles, moths and cockroaches, which may bore or chew through books seeking food, are such larvae exhibit a superficial resemblance.

Mahogany Shoot Borer, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) 3 time of mahogany shoot borer larvae feeding on fresh cedros foliage at constant temperatures, the duration of the larval stage varied between 30 (30°C) and days (15°C) (Taveras et al.

In the field, the total development. : Wood Destroying Insects: Wood Borers and Termites (): Creffield, J. W.: BooksCited by: Insects called borers can be found worldwide across several unrelated groups of insects and reflects their boring larval stage that affects buds, shoots, bark, trunks of trees, shrubs and other plants.

Many will develop into beetles (Coleoptera), moths (Lepidoptera), or wasps (Hymenoptera) with some being incredibly target specific.

However, some invasive insect borers attack healthy trees. Usually by the time a tree is infested with borers, there is little you can do to manage them other than to improve tree vigor, prune out infested branches, or remove the tree.

Insecticides can be used to prevent infestations of. This book provides architects, engineers, builders, foresters, members of the pest control and timber industries, and the general public with a ready source of reference to the more important wood borers and termites encountered in Australia.

Many species of timber can be attacked by wood-destroying insects such as wood borers and some species of wood borer or termite, an. Borer beetle, any of a number of species of insects that are included in the family Anobiidae (order Coleoptera).

These beetles tend to be small (1 to 9 mm, or less than inch) and cylindrical. When disturbed, they usually pull in their legs and play dead. The best-known borers are the cigarette. Insect pests of timber may be divided into three groups: • borers that damage unseasoned timber • borers that damage seasoned timber • termites.

This fact sheet describes major insect borers of mahogany book insect borers in timber commonly encountered in Queensland. contains sufficient information for making general identifications and understanding the.

In book: A Guide to Plantation Forestry in Sabah, Publisher: Sabah Forestry Department, pp a good example of insect pest attack is the mahogany shoot-borer Hypsipyla Major insect.

The mahogany shoot borers (Hypsipyla spp.) are among the most economically important insect pests in tropical forestry, virtually preventing the cultivation of mahoganies (Swietenia spp., Khaya spp. etc.) in their native results in destruction of the apical shoot, causing deformation or branching of the tree, and significantly reducing the economic value of the by: Insect Injury Chewing insects Chew off portions of plant Piercing-sucking insects Pierce skin and suck up plant juices Internal feeders Gain entrance into plant and feed on the inside Subterranean insects Attack plant from below the soil surface Injury by laying eggs Nest materials Remove tissue to use in nests.

Tropical Forest Insect Pests, first published inpromotes a better theoretical understanding of pest population dynamics, and causes of forest insect outbreaks in the tropics. Covering pests of both natural forests and plantations, it examines the diversity of tropical forest insects; their ecological functions; the concept of pests; and Cited by: Aphids represent one of the world's major insect pests, causing serious economic damage to a range of temperate and tropical crops.

These range from grain crops and brassicas to potato, cotton, vegetable and fruit crops. This book provides a definitive reference volume on the biology of aphids, their pest status, and how to control them. It includes approximately 30 specially commissioned 4/5(1). The mahogany shoot borers (Hypsipyla spp.) are among the most economically important insect pests in tropical forestry, virtually preventing the cultivation of mahoganies (Swietenia spp., Khaya.

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Wood-boring beetles can damage wood in and around a home or building. The adult beetles lay their eggs in cracks and holes in the wood and the larvae, or woodworms, eat their way out of the wood over several years.

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Abstract. Hypsipyla grandella and Hypsipyla robusta are serious pests of species of the subfamily Swietenioideae of the family Meliaceae in virtually every moist tropical region of the world. An international workshop reviewed the ecology and control of Hypsipyla shoot borers of Meliaceae, identified promising control methods, and set priorities for future by: 4.

control of wood-damaging pests Prompt, effective treatment of wood-damaging pests is critical to preventing destruction of your home and property.

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This book is an attempt to provide overall information on important horticultural. Insect Borers of Trees and Shrubs 1. Buss and J. Foltz 2. Insect borers can be serious aesthetic, economic, and structural pests of trees and shrubs. Their tunneling damages wood, creates "hazard" trees, and lowers the wood's value for lumber and veneer.

Infested nursery stock may have poor form, reduced growth rates, or be impossible. The state of the forest and plantation trends. In Insect Pests and Diseases in Indonesian Forests: An Assessment of the Major Threats, Research Efforts and Literature, ed.

Nair, K. Bogor, Indonesia: Center for International Forestry Research, pp. 3–9. Wood borers are wood damaging insect that invade and damage structural and furniture wood based on the type and moisture content of the wood.

All homes or businesses constructed of natural wood are at risk to wood borer infestations. Here are some helpful facts about Wood Borers: Adult beetles lay their eggs in wood cracks. Cypermethrin is in a class of termiticides known to be repellent.

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It was created by him before he produced the bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) for which he is famous. Each double page of the book contains a painted illustration of a plant and two species of insects, along with two kyōka (a poem style originating from waka, literally, Japanese poems).

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The sugarcane leafhopper and the anomala grub yielded to biological control in Hawaii when other measures were unsuccessful. The term ‘wood borer’ covers many types of wood boring beetles, some with wonderful names like Auger, Jewel, Stag and Pinhole Borers.

Furthermore, the term 'woodworm' is used as it is the larval or "worm" stage of the insects' life where they bore and eat wood and describes a number of species of wood-boring beetles that attack wood.

Book • 2nd Edition • This chapter discusses borers insects. Insects that are borers belong to a wide range of taxonomic groups, but they all share a common life history trait: They spend all or part of their larval life feeding within the tissues of their host plant.

methods of collection and storage for the major. The false powderpost beetles infest hardwoods and some softwoods. Tropical timber and bamboo transported in international trade are often infested with the beetles.

The common products infested with the beetles include flooring, furniture and other hardwood items. The females do not lay their eggs on the surface of the wood, but bore a. this book. Key. Size of the insect: Practice Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Before choosing a course of action about an insect in the garden, remember the four principles of IPM: • Monitor the garden • Identify the insect or problem • Evaluate the situation and predict the impact of the damage, if any.

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The Major Beetles There are many different species of wood-destroying beetles. Powderpost beetles are very small, only 1/8 inch long as adults.

Their exit holes are tiny. Sometimes, the only way you can tell if you have them is by the small piles of sawdust, or frass, that they leave outside their holes.

A field key has been devised to facilitate identification. The book contains extensive color plates and detailed line drawings of these armored scale insect pests." John Heraty "A comprehensive compilation of information on insect species, with discussions of identification, field appearance, life history, and economic : Fungal infections such as wilts or rots and insect pests such as beetles, borers and scale insects are commonly found in trees distressed by cut roots.

Many mature trees might not survive the.