The Persimmon Borer Sannina uroceriformis Walker, Pest of Persimmon
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Mizell, III, Russell F. 2006. “The Persimmon Borer Sannina Uroceriformis Walker, Pest of Persimmon: ENY-835/IN669, 7/2006”. EDIS 2006 (15). Gainesville, FL.


ENY-835, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Russell F. Mizell, describes a wood-boring insect pest of American persimmon, which is used as a root-stock for Oriental persimmon production. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, July 2006.

ENY-835/IN669: The Persimmon Borer Sannina uroceriformis Walker, Pest of Persimmon (
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