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Tomato leaf miner

Phthorimea absoluta

Tomato leaf miner (Phthorimea absoluta) is an insect pest. It is a native of South America.

Tuta absoluta is a devastating pest of Tomato and is also reported on potato, eggplant and common beans. It can breed between 10-12 generations a year and each female can lay 250-300 eggs in her life time.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet.
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