Guava Green Scale

Guava Green Scale: Coccus viridis 

Symptoms of damage:

  • Nymphs and adults suck the sap from leaves
  • Yellowing of leaves.

Identification of pest:

  • Nymph: Pale lemon yellow.
  • Adult – green colour, flat and oval-shaped soft scale


  • Prune and destroy the infested shoots at the initial stage of infestation.
  • Spray monocrotophos 1ml/lit
  • After two weeks release 20 predator beetles viz., C. montrouzieribeetle per tree.
  • Encourage parasitoids viz., Aneristis sp Coccophgagus cowperi, C. bogoriensis



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal

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