, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 241–242 | Cite as

Threat to Date Palms in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority by the Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

  • M. Kehat
New Pest Record


Integrate Pest Management Date Palm Pheromone Trap Phoenix Dactylifera Palestinian Authority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Andreas Agricultural Development TrustThe Peres Center for PeaceTel AvivIsrael

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