Comstock mealybug


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Noun1.Comstock mealybug - Asiatic insect introduced accidentally into United States; pest on citrus and apple trees
genus Pseudococcus, Pseudococcus - type genus of the Pseudococcidae
mealy bug, mealybug - scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees
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1992), chlorpyrifos and methomyl manifested good control against the Comstock mealybug, Pseudococcus comstocki (Kuwana) in both the laboratory and field conditions.
Seasonal development and management strategies for Comstock mealybug in New York pea orchards (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae).