Tag red palm weevil

Palm trees in danger

The palm trees of Rhodes, many of them over a century old, are in serious danger from the red palm weevil plague. According to municipality sources, a series of measures have been taken recently, in order to combat the bug…

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The deadly red palm weevil

The red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier) is an insect of the Coleoptera order that causes major damage to palm trees. It is a reddish insect of about 2-5 cm in length that has a long snout and can be…

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