Latest Blog Posts for May 16th, 2017

The Red Palm Weevil Crisis in Tunisia: A Potential Threat to Food, Economic, Social, and Political Security?

Written by: Mark Hoddle Department of Entomology, UC Riverside Email: More Research: UCR Biocontrol Website Photos A and B illustrate high levels of Canary Islands date palm mortality caused by the red palm weevil (Photo C) in La Mersa, Tunis, Tunisia. The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus , is a highly invasive and...
By Mark Hoddle | | Red Palm Weevil