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Technical annual report 2000-01

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Title

Technical annual report 2000-01

Collection

Dept. of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical annual report; Department of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical and annual report; Reports; PublicationNT; Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

Date

2001-10

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2001-10

Language

English

Subject

Agriculture -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Fisheries -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

ISSN

0158-2763

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/223369

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/687151

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Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries 214 (T30B) on Alstonia scholaris at Fort Hill Wharf (New host); (T58) on Alstonia actinophylla at Rapid Creek (New host); (T112B) on Acacia at Tiwi (New host). Genus 1 near Lepidosaphes (T59) on Polyalthia sp. at Alawa (New host). Genus 2 near Lepidosaphes (T60) on Acacia sp. at Berrimah Agricultural Research Centre (New host). Mytilaspis sp. sensu Froggatt (T121) on Eucalyptus ?papuana at Aileron roadhouse (New NT). Pinnaspis strachani (Cooley) (T82) on Brachychiton paradoxus in shadehouse at Berrimah Agricultural Research Centre (New host); (T93) on frangipani, Plumeria rubra at Tiwi; (T114) on eggplant, Solanum melongena in glasshouse at Berrimah Agricultural Research Centre (New host); (T118) on cycad leaf at Katherine (New host); (T123) on the base of spring onion bulbs Allium sp. at Humpty Doo. This sample is a different form from all other samples of the species seen, and may be of a different origin for this variable species (New host). Pseudaonidia sp. (T71) on oleander, Nerium oleander at Tiwi (New NT). Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli (Cooley) (T56) on Golden cane palm, Chrysalidocarpus lutescens at Berrimah (new host record); (T64) on Pandanus spiralis at Karama (New host); (T65) on desert rose, Gossypium sturtianum at Karama (New host); (T68) on Plumeria sp. at Karama (New host); (T83A) on Alstonia scholaris at Tiwi (New host); (T130) on mango, Mangifera indica at Berrimah Agricultural Research Centre; (T131) on mango, Mangifera indica at Berrimah Agricultural Research Centre. Unaspis citri (Comstock) (T78B) on Citrus limon tree at Nakara; (T138) (ET83) on lemon leaves, Citrus limon at Berrimah Agricultural Research Centre. Unknown (T128) (C1564) on grapefruit, Citrus maxima intercepted in quarantine ex East Timor; (T129) (also C1564) on , Citrus maxima intercepted in quarantine ex East Timor; (T132) (ET53) on quinine tree, Petalostigma pubescens at Berrimah (new record NT); (T135) (ET5) unknown on Acacia at Northlakes. Margarodidae (Fluted Scales) Only three species are recorded, two widespread, introduced, polyphagous pest species Icerya aegyptiaca (Douglas) and Icerya seychellarum (Westwood); and an undescribed species of Icerya. The undescribed species of Icerya has not been previously recorded. It occurs on the grass Bothriochloa pertusa. There are also two new host records for Icerya aegyptiaca. Material examined is as follows: Icerya aegyptiaca (Douglas) (T32) on fruit of cluster fig, Ficus racemosa at NTU, Casuarina (New host); (T44) on Melaleuca sp. at Katherine (New host); (T119) on palm, Chamaedorea elegans at Katherine (New host). Icerya n.sp. (T106, T111) on grass, Bothriochloa pertusa at Alawa (undescribed and newly discovered, New NT).