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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: mark.hoddle@ucr.edu More Research: UCR Biocontrol Website The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, is a highly invasive and extremely damaging pests of palms, especially ornamental Canary Islands date palms (Phoenix canariensis) (CIDP’s), and date palms (Phoenix dactylifera) that produce fruit for human consumption. RPW is...
By Mark Hoddle | | Red Palm Weevil
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