check-list of the scale insects & mealybugs of South Asia
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check-list of the scale insects & mealybugs of South Asia by Rajendra Kumar Varshney

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Asia

Subjects:

  • Mealybugs -- South Asia -- Classification.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby R.K. Varshney ; edited by the director, Zoological Survey of India.
SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India ;, occasional paper no. 139, 191
ContributionsZoological Survey of India.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL527.P83 V37 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-2 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1255818M
ISBN 108185874719
LC Control Number94905943

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Scale Insects and Mealybugs of South Asia. This is a timely contribution since there is a growing interest in the bio-systematics of invertebrates. In fact some authors believe that there may be over fifty million species occuring in our planet, in contrast only about .   Populations of scale insects and mealybugs are often kept in check by natural enemies. Parasitoids are wasps or flies that use scale insects as food and a place to develop (figure 23). They are only obvious when they emerge from the host insect, usually leaving one or more small holes in the waxy scale cover (figure 24). This is a taxonomic account of the important mealybugs (Pseudococcidae) of the tropical South Pacific region and is the second of three parts on the scale insects (Coccoidea) of the area. Houseplants are prone to a varied assortment of insect pest problems. Some of the most common are scale insects and spider mites. However, one of the easiest to recognize is the mealybug. You’ve probably seen mealybugs at one time or another on the stems or leaves of a houseplant. They look like small white puffs of cotton or fluffy deposits of white powder.

Even though Mealybugs breed somewhat slower than other insects (each generation takes about a month), they can slowly but steadily build up to quite dense and damaging populations. General controls, like Pirate Bugs, Lacewings, & Ladybugs, will eat the young Mealybugs, but Mealybug Destroyers are the best control for both adult & juvenile. Williams, D.J. () Mealybugs of southern Asia. The Natural History Museum, London, and Southdene SDN, BHD, Kuala Lumpur, pp. scale insects and mealybugs, whiteflies and . Scale Insect and Mealybug Damage Landscape managers are generally more familiar with mealybug and scale insect damage to ornamental plants than turfgrass. However, damage caused by these pests in turfgrass is similar. Mealybugs and soft scale insects feed on plant sap, which contains high amounts of sugars that the grass needs for growth. Espesye sa insekto nga una nga gihulagway ni Cockerell ni adtong ang Ferrisia Ferrisia virgata sakop sa kahenera nga Ferrisia sa kabanay nga Pseudococcidae. Pagka karon wala pay siak nga nalista ubos niini niya. Ang mga gi basihan niini.

A check list of the scale insects and mealy bugs of South Asia. Part 1. Records of. A check list of the scale insects and mealy bugs of South Asia. Part Article. Jan ;. Espesye sa insekto nga una nga gihulagway ni Targioni Tozzetti ni adtong ang Pseudococcus Pseudococcus longispinus sakop sa kahenera nga Pseudococcus sa kabanay nga Pseudococcidae. Pagka karon wala pay siak nga nalista ubos niini niya. Ang mga gi basihan niini. ; Gikan sa gawas nga tinubdan. Espesye sa insekto ang Geococcus ning gihulagway ni Green ni adtong Ang Geococcus coffeae sakop sa kahenera nga Geococcus sa kabanay nga Pseudococcidae. Pagka karon wala pay siak nga nalista ubos niini niya. Ang mga gi basihan niini. Espesye sa insekto nga una nga gihulagway ni Green ni adtong ang Kiritshenkella Kiritshenkella sacchari sakop sa kahenera nga Kiritshenkella sa kabanay nga Pseudococcidae. Pagka karon wala pay siak nga nalista ubos niini niya. Ang mga gi basihan niini.