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Absence of transparent coconut scale in Western and American Samoa


, : Absence of transparent coconut scale in Western and American Samoa. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 20(4): 88

The only record of Aspidiotus destructor Sign. in Samoa is that of E.R.Sasscer, who reported finding it on the husks of coconuts imported into California from U.S. Samoa. Although numerous surveys have since been carried out on coconut in Western and U.S.

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