With the discovery of this mealybug
, the total number of Rhizoecus in Colombia is increased to 11 species (Table 1).
The biological studies on cotton mealybug
Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, were undertaken to explore the role of its natural biocontrol agents.
In southern Brazil, mealybug
importance has increased during the last decade, especially in vineyards and on persimmon trees.
Management of vine mealybug
(VMB) in California vineyards has been problematic because of this pest's high reproduction potential with multiple generations and a year-round presence with life stages that overwinter under vine bark, where it is difficult to apply treatments.
Tenders are invited for natural farming organic project to control papaya mealybug
and coffee berry borer (jadam18) include activities for the operation of biosecurity and pest inspection, quarantine, eradication, and monitoring programs.
Aenasius bambawalei (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) is an effective parasitoid of mealybug
and has been the backbone of the biological control program of cotton mealybug
in Pakistan, but its multiplication for inundative releases has been impacted by a hyperparasitoid, Promuscidea unfasciativentris Girault (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae: Eriaporinae).
(CMB) Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Pseudococcidae: Hemiptera) is an economic insect pest of cotton (Wu and Zhang, 2009; Wang et al.
A system has been developed by agro-biotechnologists and entomologists at the Pakistani chapter of the UK-based Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) to effectively control the mealybug
According to the yesterday report of Pest and Warning wing of Punjab Agriculture department Sahiwal 2 hotspot of mealybug
A spokesman for the agriculture department said on Thursday, that in the districts hot spots of whitefly, mealybug
, pink bollworm and leaf curl virus had been witnessed.
The Pseudococcidae family, better known as the floury mealybug
, include the 'suckers' that feed on the sap and are the major cause of plants damaging.
In attracting these predators, the fynbos and buchu growing near the vineyards act as a form of natural pesticide, limiting the need to use chemical applications for mealybug