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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Three mealybug species, Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret), Pseudococcus calceolariae (Maskell) and Planococcus citri (Risso), which were previously controversial on parthenogenesis traits were demonstrated to be obligate amphimictic (Silva et al., 2010).
These insects infest mainly the inflorescence and rosette, and are grouped into the category known as "mealybugs of the rosette complex." Members of this group reported to be associated with Conilon coffee in Brazil include Planococcus minor (Maskell), Planococcus citri (Maskell), Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius, and Dysmicoccus grassii (Leonardi) (all Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), and have been reported to occur in the state of Espfrito Santo (Culik et al.
varius Granara de Willink, 2009, Planococcus citri (Risso, 1813) y Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi Gimpel y Miller, 1996 de Pseudococcidae (Murillo 1931; Hambleton 1946; Balachowsky 1959; Benavides-Gomez y CardenasMurillo 1977; Williams y Granara de Willink 1992; Gimpel y Miller 1996; Kondo 2001; Kondo et al.
Among the many species identified, Planococcus citri Risso, 1813 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is the most commonly encountered.
A cochonilha-branca, Planococcus citri (Risso) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) e uma especie polifaga, de grande importancia economica e amplamente estudada (SANTA-CECILIA et al., 2009).
Biologicl suppression of the mealybugs Planococcus citri (Risso), Ferrisia virgata (Cockerell) and Nipaecoccus viridis (Newstead) on pummelo with Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Muslant in India.
The effect of BacilosThuringiensis on Planococcus Citri grown insect.
Evaluation of botanicals against mealybug Planococcus citri Risso and its effect on parasitoid and attendant ant.