This report is published in State of the World’s Plants 2017. It considers which pests pose the biggest threats to plants globally by assessing the research effort invested in the world’s major pests, the causes of the global increases in plant insect pests, their economic impacts, and options for their control.
Buggs, R., Coker, T., Dennis, C., Walker, D., Smith, J., Mota-Sanchez, D. and Cock, M. (2017) 10. Plant health – state of research. In: Willis, K.J. (Ed.) State of the World’s Plants 2017. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, pp. 64–71, 93–94.
Plant health – state of research