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Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: gracillariidae), and its egg parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae fumata Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), in Malaysian cocoa

Azhar Bin Ismail

Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: gracillariidae), and its egg parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae fumata Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), in Malaysian cocoa

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Borers (Insects) -- Control -- Malaysia.,
  • Cocoa -- Malaysia.

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    Statementby Azhar Bin Ismail.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 129 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21128756M

    Abstract Purpose: This research work is to discuss the various forces/ factors that affect the business environment of Ghana which impacts investing in marketing and processing of cocoa beans in Ghana. In order to determine or classify Ghana as an attractive destination or otherwise to. Chocolate. UK residents consume the 4 th most chocolate in the world, consuming on average kg of chocolate in , and Christmas is a peak time for chocolate coins, Toblerone, and Terry’s Chocolate Oranges (not sponsored, sadly).One of the most important pests of chocolate is the cocoa pod borer moth (Conopomorpha cramerella): the larvae tunnel into the pod and feed on the seeds for two. Chocolate Math Answer Sheet 1. 30 pods x 40 beans = 1, beans 2. 3. 2 pounds 4. 40 pounds divided by 2 pounds per cacao tree = 20 trees 5. 1 ½ () x 10 = 15 Therefore you can make 10 bars per pound 6. 35 pounds x 10 bars per pound = barsFile Size: 95KB.


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Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: gracillariidae), and its egg parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae fumata Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), in Malaysian cocoa by Azhar Bin Ismail Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pupa of cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella, inside a silk cocoon, on the underside of a leaf. Photo 3. Adult cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella, showing wing colouration and very long antennae.

Photo 4. Pods showing premature yellowing due to internal infestation of cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella. Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen, ) Synonyms; Gracilaria cramerella Snellen, ; The cocoa pod borer Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer cramerella) is a moth of the family Gracillariidae.

It is known from Saudi Arabia, China, India (West Bengal, Andaman Islands), Family: Gracillariidae. Mumford J D, Ho S H, Control of the cocoa pod borer (Conopomorpha cramerella). Cocoa Growers' Bulletin. Nair N, Sahoo A K, Incidence of Conopomorpha cramerella Snellen (Gracillariidae: Lepidoptera): a serious pest of litchi Conopomorpha cramerella book its control in West Bengal.

Environment and Ecology. 24S (Special 3A), The cocoa pod borer (CPB) Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) is one of the most important biotic factors affecting cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) production in South-East.

Dolichoderus thoracicus is a predator in the ecosystem of cocoa plantations that can act as biological control agents towards Cocoa Pod Borer (CPB), Conopomorpha Cramerella.

This paper describes the main distinguishing characteristics of female and male pupae and Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer of cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).

Two pairs of tubercles present on the sterna of segments IX and X of the female pupae are useful in differentiating female from male by: 8. The cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae), is an important pest of cocoa in Southeast Asia and Oceania, with devastating effects on yields.

Using data on cocoa pod borer (CPB) infestation and cocoa yield from mixed-variety plantations in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, we developed models for estimating yield and yield loss under CPB by: 3.

The cocoa pod borer,Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), is Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer most serious pest of cocoa in Southeast Asia. Analyses of ovipositor washings and entrained volatiles from virgin female moths by gas chromatography (GC) linked to electroantennography (EAG), and comparison of EAG responses from the male moth to synthetic compounds indicated the presence of Cited by: The decline can be accounted for by a number of factors, including decreasing soil fertility and organic matter content and an increased incidence of pests/diseases.

Cocoa bean quality in Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer is compromised by infestation by cocoa pod borer (CPB), Conopomorpha cramerella, now widespread in Indonesia. A large proportion of beans Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer infested Cited by: Potential Uses of Cocoa Bean Infested by Conopomorpha cramerella for Polyphenol Extraction *Misnawi and Teguh, W.

Indonesian Coffee and Cocoa Research Institute, Jl. PB Sudir JemberIndonesia Abstract: Cocoa pod borer (Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen)) is the. The Cocoa Pod Borer (Conopomorpha cramerella Snellen) is present on most of the larger cocoa producing islands in Indonesia, with the exception of is also present in Malaysia and the Philippines and, whilst it remains present in an isolated island of Irian Jaya, the pest poses a serious threat to Papua New Guinea.

control C. cramerella and P. palmivora on cocoa. [Keywords: Theobroma cacao, Conopomorpha cramerella, Steinernema carpocapsae, Phytophthora palmivora, pest control, disease control] INTRODUCTION Conopomorha cramerella Snellen (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) known as cocoa pod borer Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer is one of the most important limiting factors to cocoa.

Conopomorpha cramerella, the pod borer (CPB), also known as the cocoa moth is the most important insect pest of cocoa throughout South East Asia.

It has been the single most important limiting factor in cocoa production in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines in this century. and infestation ofa serious pest, the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (CPR). The CPR lays eggs on the pod surface, mostly in the furrows or in pod'smorphological depressions.

The larvae hatch and bore directly into the pods to Conopomorpha cramerella book within the placentaresulting in the formation of malformed beans. These. Cocoa, Theobroma cacao, is an evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, grown for its seeds (beans) which are used primarily in the manufacture of cocoa plant is a branching tree with with simple, pointed (lanceolate) leaves which can measure up to 61 cm (24 in) long and 10 cm (4 in) wide.

of cocoa pod borer (Conopomorpha cramerella) to develop farmer-friendly management options. It takes a commod-ity chain approach to cocoa production, working with farmers and collectors to improve production and quality.

Molecular research might seem far removed from cocoa farmers’ fields, but a USDA-funded initiative to combine the. Fungal isolates from cocoa, cocoa yam (used for intercropping with cocoa) and soil were screened against.

Phytophthora megakarya. using a precolonised plate method and a detached pod assay Only four isolates of. asperellum. were found to be antagonistic to. megakarya. in both assays In short term and long term field trials theFile Size: 2MB.

The oomycete Phytophthora species causing black pod disease, the cacao pod borer Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen), and numerous species of mirids (Heteroptera: Miridae), some of which transmit viral diseases, are but some examples of the pool of species causing damage through herbivory or by: 1.

The elements: the right mix of rain and sunshine, at the right time, is needed for cocoa pods to mature properly. Climate disturbance at any phase of the growth process (from flowering to the maturing of the pods) can have a direct impact on cr.

Factors affecting the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Snellen) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and its egg parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae fumata Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in Malaysian cocoa. Cocoa pod borer (CPB) Conopomorpha crammerella.

Cocoa husks temporarily covered with plastic sheet to prevent CPB hatching (PRIMA, Sulawesi) The insect pest. Regular complete harvesting of pods is almost certainly the most effective cultural technique.

important with the outbreak of cocoa pod borer (Conopo-morpha cramerella Snellen; family: Gracillariidae) (Yen et al. The cocoa pod borer (CPB) larva causes damage to cocoa by boring into the pod and disrupting the development of the beans.

Although burial of infested pods is the recommended practice for the control of CPBCited by: 7. The gracillariid Conopomorpha cramerella is one of the most important pests of cocoa in Indonesia. A heavy infestation can reduce bean production to %.

Up tothe total infested area in Indonesia was approximately 38 ha, or % of the total cocoa-growing area, and covered the provinces of Maluku, west Sumatra, north Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu, south-east Sulawesi, south Sulawesi, Author: E.

Sulistyowati, Y. Junianto. can be accounted for by a number of factors, including decreasing soil fertility and organic matter content and an increased incidence of pests/diseases.

Cocoa bean quality in Sulawesi is compromised by infestation by cocoa pod borer (CPB), Conopomorpha cramerella, now widespread in Indonesia. A large proportion of beans in.

The article concerns surveys done on Choiseul, Solomon Islands, for Cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella. The survey group were expected to present their findings towards the end of the first week of May. There was a lot of interest about whether or not it had reached Solomon Islands.

It was thought unlikely at this time. Original. The Cocoa Research Association Ltd. (CRA), the Ghana Cocoa Growing Research Association Ltd. (GCGRA) and Cocoa Research (UK) Ltd. (CRUK) are non-profit scientific research associations that work closely together to support a programme of research to achieve sustainable production of good quality cocoa.

We are supporting research projects at centres of expertise in the UK and in cocoa producing. in the relatively drier cocoa areas of Southwestern Nigeria. This study is aimed at assessing the impact of soil quality on Cocoa yield in the study areas in Southwestern Nigeria.

The specific objectives include: 1. To evaluate the soils of some areas in South-western Nigeria for cocoa 2. To identify factors affecting. The cocoa crop growth is highly influenced by environmental conditions, viz. temperature, which influence the phenological stages of flowering, fruiting, and pod growth.

The plant produces caulescent flowers that are hermaphrodite and pollinated by insects, mainly Forcipomyia sp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), but flowers setting to pods are very low.

The efficiency of pollination depends on the Author: Puran Bridgemohan, Majeed Mohammed. The cacao pod borer, Acrocercops cramerella (Lepidoptera, fam. Lithocolletidae), is a major pest of cacao (Theobroma cacao) in Java. Up to the present no control method can be considered satisfactory.

Life habits, damage and losses and control measures are discussed. Estimated yield reductions are of the order of 65 to 82%. The pest also exists in the : S. Wardojo. Effect of cocoa pod borer infestation on the weight of wet cocoa per pod.

Source – Crop Protection (in the press) SED (range) Clone Weight of Wet Cocoa per Pod (g) % Reduction in Weight. PRIMA Insecticide Trial Uninfested Infested SED All treatments Conv ratio % PV/kg The main factors affecting productivity include: • weather extremes • pest (particularly the cocoa pod-borer moth (CPB), Conopomorpha cramerella) and disease losses • labour shortages • restricted access to finance and high interest rates (Bedford et al.

Industry characteristics • Labour requirements in Indonesia are higher than. In this post we explore the different factors, including the types of cacao, terroir, farming practice, post-harvest processes including fermentation and drying, roasting and conching The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience.

Cocoa pod borer 18 Lack of Government assistance 18 Dilapidating Conditions of Infrastraucture (roads and bridges) 18 Absence of Financial inclusion 19 Lack basic accounting and management skills 19 Methodology 19 The model 20File Size: KB.

Export/Import – Ghana Cocoa Bean xxxxxxx Aug ITB International Business Environment xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx Introduction Cocoa beans are the seeds found in cocoa pods, which grow on small evergreen tree; each pod contains seeds, or cocoa ting cocoa consists of cutting the ripe pods from trees, breaking them open and extracting the seeds from.

The book should be of interest to commercial growers, as well as research and extension workers, and all those involved in the cocoa industry. Year: Edition: 4 Sub Publisher: Prentice Hall (UK) Language: english Pages: ISBN Accomplishments 01 Development of attract & kill strategy for cocoa pod borer pest management.

The cocoa pod borer (CPB) is one of the most important insects affecting cocoa production in Southeast Asia. This pest is responsible for more than 50% of cocoa crop losses in the Indo-Malayan archipelago. The use of the egg parasitoid Trichogramma bactrae fumata Nagaraja, for the control of the cocoa pod borer Conopomorpha cramerella Snellen: research progress and prospects.

In: Loke, W. et al. (Eds.), Biological control in the tropics:(see Bong et al) — — —Proceedings of the Symposium on Biological Control in the Tropics held at MARDI. ADVERTISEMENTS: Suitable Factors Required for the Cultivation of Cocoa are: 1.

Climate, 2. Shade, 3. Protection from Strong Winds, 4. Soil and 5. Labour. Climate: Cocoa is essentially a plant of tropical region. The equatorial environment with high temperatures and heavy rainfall is the best.

An annual rainfall of to cm. We separately quantified the weight of marketable and damaged beans (i.e. due to the damage of the cacao pod borer Conopomorpha cramerella). Damage caused by the most economically important organisms (i) C. cramerella, (ii) Helopeltis sulawesi and (iii) Phytophthora palmivora was assessed by counting fruit with symptoms of by: of chocolate, there are actually other products derived from cacao beans: cocoa liquor, cocoa butter, cocoa cake and cocoa powder.

The cacao tree and its product cocoa have been harvested and used by indigenous people of Central and South America for thousands of years. Cocoa beans were introduced to Europe during the 16th Size: KB. Supply-side pdf the cocoa market: Cocoa output is dominated by Côte d'Ivoire, pdf accounts for more than 30% of total output, while Ghana and Indonesia combined account for a further 35%.

Most cocoa is grown by smaller farms – according to the International Cocoa Organisation, 90% of world cocoa production originates from small farms. In.The province used to be the chief download pdf of cocoa, with annual yields of more t tonnes until the cocoa pod borer (CPB) hit.

More than 80 per cent of cocoa farmers abandoned their plantations between andand sought work elsewhere. Byonly 4, tonnes was produced in .Nurul Azzah Zainal, () Socio-economic factors affecting the income ebook productivity of pineapple farmers in Samarahan, () Isolation and identification of bacteria from gut of late instar larvae of cocoa pod borer (Conopomorpha Cramerella).

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