Fruit Crops: Banana



Mealybugs on banana in different countries are reported. Damage, varietal susceptibility, natural enemies and management of arboreal and root mealybugs are reviewed and reported.

Mealybugs are injurious to banana in India, Africa, Florida, West Indies, Hawaii, Canary Islands etc (Table 45.1).


Sodium Silicate Canary Island Entomopathogenic Nematode Beauveria Bassiana Metarhizium Anisopliae 



Thanks are due to Mr. R. Govindaraj JRF for assistance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ICAR-National Research Centre for BananaTiruchirappalliIndia

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