A network that helps people worldwide obtain rapid advice and information on crop protection, including the identification and management of plant pests.
PestNet is a network that helps people worldwide obtain rapid advice and information on crop protection, including the identification and management of plant pests. It started in 1999. Anyone with an interest in plant protection is welcome to join. PestNet is free and is moderated, ensuring that messages are confined to plant protection.
Pests > Pest taxonomy/IDs > Identifications & databases > Ecoport, an introduction
A bit of information has been quickly added to some hawkmoths: type either “hawkmoth” or the acc. scientific name in the “search for entity” box in order to view the record site (if pictures are available, the “P” in the top-bar will take you there…). Type “get full record” to view all presently available information; see for example the following direct links:
Important pests/diseases are listed for each plant/crop-record under the “Pest Note” field of the category “crop” (in each plant-entity, click on “crop” under the category-field, go to “notes” or look at “get full category” … (direct link to the record of Morinda citrifolia (‘Kura’ tree): http://www.ecoport.org/ep.exe$EntPage?ID=1488).