Tailed mealy bug: Ferrisa virgata
Symptoms of damage:
- Premature dropping of fruit.
Identification of pest:
- Nymph – Yellowish to pale white.
- Adult – Females apterous, long, slender covered with white waxy secretions
Triozhophos 2 ml+ neem oil 5 ml/1, phosalone 35 EC 1.5 ml+ neem oil 5 ml/1.
Release Cryptolaemous montrouzieri beetles @ 10/tree.
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