Integrated control of the long-tailed mealybug,Pseudococcus longispinus [Hom.: Pseudococcidae], in avocado plantations in Israel

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Avocado plantations in Israel neighbouring cotton fields were heavily infested with and damaged by the long-tailed mealybugPseudococcus longispinus Targioni Tozzetti. Drift of pesticides from the aerial sprays of those cotton fields upset the biological equilibrium and resulted in outbreaks of the mealybug population. The honeydew moth,Cryptoblabes… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02374704

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