Planococcus


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Noun1.Planococcus - a genus of Pseudococcidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pseudococcidae, Pseudococcidae - scalelike insects: mealybugs
citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri - feeds on a wide variety of cultivated plants but especially destructive to citrus
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Schliserman (on table grapes in a private yard); emerged 2 Apr 1997 from Planococcus ficus (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in University of California, Riverside Entomology Quarantine Laboratory (USA: California, Riverside Co., Riverside), K.
Yang and Sadof (1995) reported that Coleus sp leaf variegation affects the rate of fecundity, survivorship, and population growth of both the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso), and its parasitoid, Leptomastix dactylopii (Howard).
Amid sporadic outbreaks, other important pests causing damage to coffee plants, both in the roots and the shoots, are the mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), including Dysmicoccus texensis (Tinsley, 1900), Planococcus citri (Risso, 1813), Planococcus minor (Maskell), and Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867) (Souza et al.
Varias especies do genero Planococcus apresentam grande similaridade e podem diferenciar-se morfologicamente, ponderando os caracteres; contudo, em determinadas ocasioes, existe uma superposicao dos dados, nao sendo possivel separa-las (COX; FREESTON, 1985).
Among them are the foliate rust (Hemileia vastatrix) control, the efficient protection of blooms, the interruption in the population cycle of Leucoptera coffeella, Oligonychus ilicis, Brevipalpus phoenicis, Planococcus minor, P.
Laboratory evaluation of imidacloprid 17.8% SL against the coffee mealybug, Planococcus lilacinus (Cockerell).
Work in the Golino lab has shown that the citrus (Planococcus citri), grape (Pseudococcus maritimus), long-tailed (Pseudococcus longispinus), obscure (Pseudococcus viburni) and vine (Planococcus ficus) mealybugs are able to transmit GLRaV-3.
The life cycle of Pseudococcus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) species can be longer compared to the main mealybug pest of vineyards, Planococcus ficus (Signoret), which consequently affects the number of generations in a year.
(2006) found an average of 4.8 days from larvae fed with Planococcus citri (Risso, 1813) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).
Las especies Planococcus citri (Risso), Dysmicoccus brevipes (Cockerell) y Saccharicoccus sacchari (Cockerell) que transmiten al BSV de manera semipersistente (Kubiriba et al., 2001), estan presentes en Venezuela (Guagliumi, 1962; Marin et al., 1974), y podrian estar jugando un rol importante en la diseminacion de este badnavirus.
The vine mealybug, Planococcus ficus, is native to the Mediterranean region.