Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Mealybug on apricot: Old pest of grapes and pears is causing new control problem for apricot growers

Authors

Harold F. Madsen
Lester B. McNelly

Authors Affiliations

Harold F. Madsen is Associate Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley; Lester B. McNelly is Farm Advisor, Santa Clara County, University of California.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 13(2):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n02p13. February 1959.

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Abstract

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.

Madsen H, McNelly L. 1959. Mealybug on apricot: Old pest of grapes and pears is causing new control problem for apricot growers. Hilgardia 13(2):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n02p13
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