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Lian Kon Choong

Kampung Raja, Malaysia White Fly

Lian is a vegetable farmer from Kampung Raja. He has been growing cabbages, Chinese mustard, tomatoes, leeks and other crops for over 50 years.

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The Problem

Lian has noticed increased populations of invasive pests in his region over the past 50 years. On his chill farm, he experiences significant losses due to infestations by the white fly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) invasive pest. Using chemicals to control the white fly has not been very effective. It has also increased his production cost and reduced profits. 

The Impacts:

  • Crop damage
  • Reduced income
  • Increased chemical use
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Affected by:

White Fly Preferred Scientific Name: Trialeurodes vaporariorum

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