Fruit Crops: Sapota



Mealybugs are found injurious to sapota in India, Florida, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore, Vietnam and some West African countries. Both leaves and fruits are found damaged by the mealybugs. Cryptolaemus montrouzieri is found useful to control the mealybugs on sapota. The two encyrtid parasitoids Coccidoxenoides perminutus (Timberlake) and Leptomastix dactylopii How are useful in the suppression of Planococcus citri on sapota in India.


Significant Relationship Abiotic Factor Research Farm Fruit Crop Weather Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia

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