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Fruit Crops: Papaya

  • M. Mani
  • M. Kalyanasundaram
  • C. Shivaraju
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Abstract

Mealybugs are reported to be injurious to papaya plantation in several countries (Table 42.1). Papaya hardly suffers heavily from insect damage in India until the recent introduction of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus Williams & Granara de Willink which had caused heavy loss to papaya growers (Muniappan et al. 2008).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Tamil Nadu Agricultural UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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