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Systemic insecticides for control of citrus mealybug in gardenias

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J. L. Bivins, Santa Barbara County
A. S. Deal, University of California

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California Agriculture 27(8):5-6.

Published August 01, 1973

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Citrus mealybug Planococcus citri (Risso) is a serious pest attacking many greenhouse grown crops. Cottony masses of the insect occur in great numbers on the growing tips of the branches of plants (see photo). The greatest numbers occur in the summer, fall, and early winter months, causing the most serious damage to plants. The mealybug is a gregarious feeder ultimately killing the tender shoots.

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Systemic insecticides for control of citrus mealybug in gardenias

J. L. Bivins, A. S. Deal
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Systemic insecticides for control of citrus mealybug in gardenias

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Authors

J. L. Bivins, Santa Barbara County
A. S. Deal, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 27(8):5-6.

Published August 01, 1973

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Citrus mealybug Planococcus citri (Risso) is a serious pest attacking many greenhouse grown crops. Cottony masses of the insect occur in great numbers on the growing tips of the branches of plants (see photo). The greatest numbers occur in the summer, fall, and early winter months, causing the most serious damage to plants. The mealybug is a gregarious feeder ultimately killing the tender shoots.

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