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Thursday, 14 April 2011

Surviving Red Palm Weevil Attack

A badly infested Phoenix canariensis was treated with systemic and contact insecticides last November. The damage was right in the crown with cocoons emerging from the new growing leaves and a large section was rotten, smelling characteristically of vinegar. Several months on a new leaf, albeit eaten, has emerged on the less damaged side of the palm giving hope of recovery.

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