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Notes: A systems approach consisting of insecticide application before harvest and use of an insecticidal dip after harvest provided quarantine security that eliminated all insect pests of red ginger, Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K. Schum., including the aphid, Pentalonia nigronervosa Coquerel; cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover; citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso); obscure mealybug, Pseudococcus affinis (Maskell); longtailed mealybug, Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni-Tozzetti); cardamom thrips, Sciothrips cardamomi (Ramakr); black earwig, Chelisoches morio (F.); and an ant, Technomyrmex albipes (F. Smith).