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Weevils threaten U.S. avocado industry. A photoessay on damage to avocado fruit by larvae of an avocado weevil

Weevils threaten U.S. avocado industry. A photoessay on damage to avocado fruit by larvae of an avocado weevil

California Avocado Society Yearbook 76: 109-117

A series of photographs of the damage caused by a curculionid to fruits of 'Hass' avocado are presented. The pest is stated to be of, or near, the genus Copturomimus and was first intercepted at an entry point to the USA in El Paso, Texas, in November 1989 in avocados from Mexico.

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