Rhizoecus arabicus Hambleton, a root mealybug
in Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae).
Population dynamics and feeding efficiency tests for natural enemies indicated their significance as bio-control agents in integrated management of mealybug
if allowed to act in congenial conditions.
The obscure mealybug
Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) is a polyphagous insect recorded from 236 host-plant genera in 89 families (Garcia Morales et al.
The vine mealybug
(VMB) causes damage by feeding on grape clusters and vine parts where it produces honeydew that provides a medium for mold growth and makes grapes unmarketable.
The successful PCR-based detection of hyperparasitism is promising for designing strategies for the biological control program of cotton mealybug
Achyranthes aspera (Amaranthaceae) and Helianthus annuus (Asteraceae) commonly available in the agro-climate of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan were evaluated against 1st instar cotton mealybug
following multi choice experiment under laboratory conditions at temperature of 25+- 2degC and relative humidity 65 +- 5%.
It attacks all the instars of the mealybug
(KRISHNAMOORTHY & MANI, 1989).
The disease, spread by mealybugs
, is much more apparent in red wine cultivars, but also affects white wine cultivars.
Entomopathogenic nematodes in the control of cassava root mealybug
sucks the trees sap and subsequently the tree dies.
As with other indoor plants, mealybug
can be a problem.
A new record of a mealybug
species (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) from Tristan da Cunha and a new description of the species.
This third edition now adds to the above several invasive species, such as glassy-winged sharpshooter, vine mealybug
, and Virginia creeper.
You should also prepare for attack by mealybug
- tiny things that you can spot by their white stickiness on leaves - as well as an invasion of ants and the lily beetle, a scarlet bug that eats pretty much every part of the lily.
Rangaswamy "Muni" Muniappan of Virginia Tech identified the papaya mealybug
, which ripped through crops, including papaya, eggplant, and tomato in southern India, causing mold and stunted growth, the Verge reports.