0087 Pest management of invasive species on tropical ornamentals

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 11:08 AM
Room A1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Arnold H. Hara , Dept of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hilo, HI
Kyle K. Onuma , Plant Pest Control Branch, Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Hilo, HI
This presentation will discuss pest management strategies for priority invasive species in production and landscape ornamentals in Hawaii, including the coqui frog, the papaya mealybug, the little fire ant, the nettle caterpillar and the erythrina gall wasp. Effective pest management strategies include use of reduced-risk insecticides, insect growth regulators and biological controls.

doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.34083