| || || Mites | Control | Samoa, Sweet peppers | Diseases and pests | Samoa.|
| || || Abundance, damage and control of broad mites (polyphagotarsonemus latus BANKS) on sweet pepper (capsicum annuum L.) in Samoa|
Author: Naituku, Leikitah Katah.
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Subject: Mites | Control | Samoa, Sweet peppers | Diseases and pests | Samoa.
Call No.: Pac SB 940 .N35 2017
Copyright:Under 10% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission
Abstract: Three studies were carried out to investigate the abundance, damage and control ofbroad mites (Polyphagotarsonemus latus Banks) on sweet pepper (Capsicumannuum L.) plants in Samoa. The first study was conducted in six sweet pepperfarms on Upolu to assess the abundance of broad mites, farmers’ knowledge of thepest and the control practices used for broad mites while the second and third studieswere conducted at the University of the South Pacific, School of Agriculture andFood Technology, Samoa. The second study investigated the susceptibility of threecommonly sold sweet pepper varieties while the third study assessed the efficacy of potential active ingredients for the control of broad mite under laboratory and tunnel house conditions.