Mealybug on apricot: Old pest of grapes and pears is causing new control problem for apricot growers
AuthorsHarold F. Madsen
Lester B. McNelly
Authors AffiliationsHarold F. Madsen is Associate Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; Lester B. McNelly is Farm Advisor, Santa Clara County, University of California.
Hilgardia 13(2):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n02p13. February 1959.
Damage to apricots by mealybugs is a relatively new problem as it was not reported prior to 1956. The species involved has been identified as the grape mealybug–Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehr.) –a common pest of grapes and pears.
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