Hope of Hawaiʻi’s coffee industry may rest on wings of a wasp


In the coming months, Hawaiʻi coffee growers will have their very own tiny version of Marvel’s superhero, Wasp. Virtually invisible to the naked eye, Phymastichus coffea (P. coffea), a minute parasitic wasp, targets the coffee berry borer (CBB), which causes severe yield losses coffee-growing regions world-wide.

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Source: Coffee Talk

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