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The strain HEB01 of Fusarium sp., a new pathogen that infects brown soft scale. Annls Microbiol., 64: 333-341.
Taxonomic revision of the myrmecophilous, meliponiphilous and rhizophilous soft scale genus Cryptostigma Ferris (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae).
In 2007 the testing of mealybugs for viruses was inconclusive, but the virus was found in some soft scale insects.
Soft scale (Coccus hes-peridum): Soft scale attacks a wide range of plants but mainly woody plants grown as houseplants or in conservatories, such as Ficus benjamina, bay tree, ivy and citrus plants.
Soft scale (Coccus hesperidum): Soft scale attacks a wide range of plants but mainly woody plants grown as houseplants or in conservatories, such as Ficus benjamina, bay tree, ivy and citrus plants.
Defenders - one of a growing number of firms supplying biocontrols - has a product which includes three parasitoids for this pest which should control all sizes of soft scale insect.
The altered chlorinated organic compounds form scum lines--greases that clog filters and layers with calcium carbonate, resulting in the formation of soft scale. As the chlorinated compounds accumulate, water quality deteriorates and becomes cloudy and dull.
Standard features include Soft Scale II programming, which compensates for the thermal growth of vital machine components by monitoring temperature variations.
The oxide precipitate is subsequently removed in the floc formation, in settling and/or in the deposit of soft scale on the granular filter media.
macrophylla was identified as Saissetia miranda (Cockerell & Parrott) (Hemiptera: Coccidae), commonly called Mexican black scale, a polyphagous soft scale recorded here for the first time in Brazil.