Taro Beetles

Papuana spp.

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Figure 1

Figure 1. Damage to Taro Corm by Papuana uninodis. (Photo: S. Kumar)

Figure 1. Damage to taro corm by Papuana uninodis.

 

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Figure 2

Figure 2. Damage to Taro Corm by Papuana uninodis. (Photo: S. Kumar)

Figure 2 . Damage to taro corm by Papuana uninodis.

 

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Figure 3

Figure 3. Damage to Taro Corm by Papuana uninodis. (Photo: S. Kumar)

Figure 3 . Damage to taro corm by Papuana uninodis.

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Figure 4

Figure 4. Damage to Taro Corm by Papuana uninodis. (Photo: S. Kumar)

Figure 4 . Damage to taro corm by Papuana uninodis.

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Figure 5

Figure 5. Whole plant. Corm damaged by Taro Beetle Papuana uninodis in Fiji. (Photo: F. Atumurirava)

Figure 5. Whole plant. Corm damaged by Taro beetle, Papuana uninodis in Fiji.

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Figure 6

Figure 6. Taro beetle in Taro Corm.  (Photo: A. Mararuai)

Figure 6. Taro beetle in Taro Corm.

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Figure 7

Figure 7 . Damage to Taro Corms by Taro Beetle (Photo: S. Kumar)

Figure 7 . Damage to taro corms by Taro beetle.

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Figure 8

Figure 8. Adult Papuana beetle infected with Metarhizium anisopliae. (Photo: A. Mararuai)

Figure 8. Damage to Taro corm caused by Taro Beetle.

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Figure 9

Figure 9. Damage to taro corm by Papuana taro beetles, note the tunnelling on the corm. (Photo R. Masamdu)

Figure 9. Damage to taro corm by Papuana taro beetles, note the tunneling on the corm.

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Figure 10

Figure 10. Young plant wilting caused by Papuana. (Photo R. Masamdu)

Figure 10. Young plant wilting caused by Papuana.

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Figure 11

Figure 11. The damaged plant (Figure 11) after it has been pulled out. (Photo R. Masamdu)

Figure 11. The damaged plant (Figure. 10) showing complete destruction of the base, including the growing point.

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