Fruit Crops: Grapevine



Mealybugs have been reported as serious pests in North America, South America, Canada, Mexico, USSR, France, South Africa, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Chile, Middle East countries, etc. (Table 38.1). Economic losses resulting from mealybug infestations on grapes have dramatically increased in India. As many as seven species are known to attack grapevine in India (Mani et al. 2008). Mealybugs are considered to be the most important pests of grapevine in India particularly in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.


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