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Fruit Crops: Litchi

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Abstract

Mealybugs are injurious to litchi in Thailand, China, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore etc.

Keywords

Animal Ecology Fruit Crop Litchi Chinensis 
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Mealybugs are injurious to litchi (Litchi chinensis) in Thailand, China, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore etc (Table 51.1).
Table 51.1

List of mealybugs recorded on Litchi in different countries

Mealybug species

Country

Reference

Dysmicoccus lepelleyi (Betrem)

Thailand

Williams (2004)

Paracoccus interceptus Lit.

Thailand

Williams (2004)

Planococcus litchi Cox

China, Japan & Thailand

Ben-Dov (1994)

Planococcus lilacinus (Cockrell)

Vietnam

Williams (2004)

Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret)

Ben-Dov (1994)

Pseudococcus baleiteus Lit.

Indonesia & Thailand

Williams (2004)

Pseudococcus cryptus Hempel

Singapore

Williams (2004)

Planococcus litchi sp. nr.

Cox (1989)

Pseudococcus comstocki (Kuwana)

CIE (1975)

Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi Gimpel and Miller

China

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References

  1. Ben-Dov Y (1994) A systematic catalogue of the mealybugs of the world (Insecta: Homoptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae and Putoidae) with data on geographical distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance. Intercept Limited, Andover, 686 pGoogle Scholar
  2. Cox JM (1989) The mealybug genus Planococcus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Bull Br Museum (Nat Hist) Entomol 58(1):1–78Google Scholar
  3. CIE (1975) Distribution maps of plant pests. Pseudococcus comstocki [Distribution map]. Map 338. CIE, LondonGoogle Scholar
  4. Williams DJ (2004) Mealybugs of southern Asia. The Natural History Museum/Southdene SDN. BHD, London/Kuala Lumpur, 896 pGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia

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