Fruit Crops: Pistachio and Almond



Mealybugs are injurious to strawberries in Southern France, Florida, California and Central Europe. The symptoms occur on younger leaves of small, circular to irregularly shaped translucent spots with more intensely chlorotic central portions, but also in the unevenly chlorotic character and malformation of older leaves and in the ultimate general dwarfing of heavily infested plants. Cryptolaemus montrouzieri was used to control the mealybugs, Pseudococcus viburni and Heliococcus bohemicus on strawberries in Southern France.


Parasitoid Species Dormant Season Sooty Mold Prunus Dulcis Predatory Beetle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia

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