• Srinivasa Babu Kurra
  • Jeyakumar Ponnuraj
  • Shyam Prasad Gogineni


Mealybugs are injurious to wheat (Triticum vulgare) in Ukraine, Hungary, Italy, Tibet, California, Armenia, India etc (Table 20.1).


Wheat Crop Alternate Host Chemical Measure Infested Plant Cotton Stalk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Srinivasa Babu Kurra
    • 1
  • Jeyakumar Ponnuraj
    • 2
  • Shyam Prasad Gogineni
    • 1
  1. 1.ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets ResearchHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice ResearchHyderabadIndia

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