Mealybug on apricot: Old pest of grapes and pears is causing new control problem for apricot growers
Harold F. Madsen, University of California, Berkeley.
Lester B. McNelly, University of California.
California Agriculture 13(2):13-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v013n02p13.
Harold F. Madsen is Associate Entomologist, University of California, Berkeley. Lester B. McNelly is Farm Advisor, Santa Clara County, University of California.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
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.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 806-C.