This fast-acting product is also effective against aphids, whitefly, scale insects and mealy bugs
, so it is useful to have around.
The pest populations showed an increasing trend with rising temperature; mealy bugs
were rare in the jatropha field.
Khushk and Mal (2006)  reported that various Neem and tobacco based botanical products have been reported successful in controlling the mealy bugs
The jassids and mealy bugs
were presented with a choice of dispersing on to either treated or untreated leaves in the arena.
At least 60 aphid nymphs and equal number of crawlers of mealy bugs
counted and placed in these dishes.
District Officer Agriculture (Extension) Chaudhry Naseer said that field assistants and beldars from Agriculture Extension Department would always be ready to assist the Pest Warning Department to kill Mealy Bugs
and remove weeds.
Very hungry caterpillars, weevils, flies and budmites have joined mass reared sap-sucking mealy bugs
as biological agents in Queenslands continuing war on pest weeds.
According to experts, it is not uncommon to find mealy bugs
and larvae of moths and beetles inside boxes of flour, sugar and cake mixes as they feed on starch.
One night when we had very low night temperatures, the new growth on the hibiscus hedge, which my husband guards with his life against the mealy bugs
, succumbed to the frost and was zapped, as was the bougainvillea that adorns the front of the veranda railing.
, there are different types of mealy bugs
some effect root of palm, some effect bud area.
I hid under the front porch the rest of the day, with the mealy bugs
Every so often it pays to gently clean the leaves - dust on leaves can block out light and it also gives you a chance to inspect and remove any bugs such as spider mites, aphids or mealy bugs
before they build up.