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A Review of the Pink Mealybug—Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green)
The pink mealybug Maconellicoccus (=Phenacoccus) hirsutus (Green) (Pseudococcidae: Hemiptera) occurs in more than 13 countries, but has a major pest status only in Egypt and India. Its biology, hostExpand
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Biological Suppression of the Mealybugs Planococcus citri (Risso), Ferrisia virgata (Cockerell) and Nipaecoccus viridis (Newstead) on Pummelo with Cryptolaemus Montrouzieri Mulsant in India
A field study was carried out to determine the efficacy of the Australian ladybird beetle, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, in the suppression of three mealybug species, namely, citrus mealybug,Expand
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Influence of Constant Temperatures on the Developmental Rate, Progeny Production, Sex Ratio and Adult Longevity of the Grape Mealybug Parasitoid, Anagyrus Dactylopii (How.) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
The effects of six constant temperatures ranging from 15 to 40°C on the rate of development, progeny production, sex ratio and adult longevity of the grape mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus dactylopiiExpand
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Toxicity of some insecticides to Apanteles plutellae a parasite of the diamond back moth
Abstract The susceptibility of adults and cocooned stages of Apanteles plutellae Kurdj. (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) to four synthetic pyrethroid insecticides and five other chemical insecticides wasExpand
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Life Cycle, Host Stage Suitability and Pesticide Susceptibility of the Grape Mealybug Parasitoid, Allotropa japonica sp.n
Allotropa japonica sp. n. a Platygasterld parasitoid of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) completed its life cycle in 25.5 days at 25.5°C. It oviposited on all three nymphal stages and on the adultExpand
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Contact toxicity of different pesticides to the encyrtid parasitoids, Aenasius advena and Blepyrus insularis of the striped mealybug, Ferrisia virgata
Abstract The encyrtids Aenasius advena Comp. and Blepyrus insularis (Cam.) are the key parasitoids of the striped mealybug Ferrisia virgata (Ckll.) in many countries. Adult parasitoids were exposedExpand
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Field efficacy of Australian ladybird beetle Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant in the suppression of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) on sapota.
The pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) appeared on sapota ( Manilkara zapota Forbcrg) in April 2003 at the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research Farm, Bangalore. TheExpand
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