Date: Wed, 27 May 2009
Unfortunately the Red Palm Weevil recently hit the Palm
trees of Libya.A student from Tobruk city which located at
north east of Libya (The first main city from the Libyan and
Egyptian boarder) brought one specimens to her University
DR. Three of RPW pheromone traps (placed around the
location), collected 11 specimens from the first 5 days.
Fourth International Date Palm Conference
Dhabi , UAE; 15 – 17 March 2010
First record of the red palm weeevil [Rhynchophorus
ferrugineus Oliv. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)] in Libya.
Ibrahim Ghariani / Libya.