Planococcus citri

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Related to Planococcus citri: genus Planococcus, citrus mealybug
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Noun1.Planococcus citri - feeds on a wide variety of cultivated plants but especially destructive to citrusPlanococcus citri - feeds on a wide variety of cultivated plants but especially destructive to citrus
mealy bug, mealybug - scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees
genus Planococcus, Planococcus - a genus of Pseudococcidae
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Biologia y control del cotonet Planococcus citri (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) en huertos de citricos.
The effect of BacilosThuringiensis on Planococcus Citri grown insect.
They were exclusively tending the mealybug, Planococcus citri and the cocoa aphid, Toxoptera aurantii.
A cochonilha Planococcus citri (Risso, 1813) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), tambem conhecida como cochonilha-branca ou cochonilha-branca-dasrosetas, constitui-se uma praga severa de um grande numero de plantas economicamente importantes em todo o mundo (COX, 1981).
McManus, and their colleagues started out by identifying the DNA for two bacterial species in the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri.
Comparative temperature-dependent development of Nephus includens (Kirsch) and Nephus bisignatus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) preying on Planococcus citri (Risso) (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae): evaluation of a linear and various nonlinear models using specific criteria.
These authors found a reduction in the attack rate and an increase in the handling time for the ladybird beetle Nephus includens Kirsch preying upon adult Planococcus citri Risso and Planococcus ficus Signoret mealybugs compared to second instar nymphs of these species.
2012) reported that 11 of the 15 microsatellite loci in Planococcus citri (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) significantly deviated from the HWE, probably due to data structuring, since individuals from 2 significantly distant geographic areas were used.
Aspectos biologicos de Chrysoperla externa (Hagen, 1861) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) alimentada com Planococcus citri (Risso, 1813) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) e Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy, 1907) (Hemiptera: Aphididae).
Cid & Fereres (2010) similarly recorded the waveforms that were associated with stylet penetration behavior and the tissue locations of the citrus mealybug Planococcus citri Risso.
For example, the mortality of the citrus mealybug Planococcus citri (Risso) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) was reported to be higher on green than red or yellow variegated Coleus blumei Bellevue (Bentham) (Lamiaceae) plants, and development was faster and fecundity higher on red variegated plants (Yang & Sadof 1995).
Temperature dependent development rate of three mealybug species, Pseudococcus citriculus (Green), Planococcus citri (Risso) and Planococcus kraunhiae (Kuwana) (Homoptera: Pseudicoccidae) on citrus.