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Pests and Diseases
Noni Leaf Miner

Feeding damage caused by unidentified leaf miners on noni leaves on the island of Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia.

Pest: The pest is an unidentified species of leaf miner.

Damage: The feeding by leaf miners results in pale green colored, irregular tunnels within the leaf tissue, leading to a necrosis and premature defoliation.

Distribution: Damage from eriophyid mites was first observed on the island of Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia in 2003.

Host range: Unknown.

Control: Undetermined
Notes: This pest has not been reported in Hawaii and is not mentioned in the noni literature.

Last Updated on December 7, 2006