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Pests and Diseases
Grazing Injury

Damage to noni plant in a South Kona pasture caused by grazing injury.

Close-up of grazing damage to a mature noni plant. Shoots and leaves will re-grow after the injury has occurred

Pest: Grazing animals such as cattle or horses).

Damage: Grazers may feed on all green noni foliage that they can reach.

Distribution: Lowland pastures in Hawaii.

Impact: Grazing injury can prevent young noni seedlings from becoming established and reduce the fruit yield and overall plant size and vigor.

Control: Consider fencing off large noni trees to protect them from grazing animals.

Last Updated on December 7, 2006