Photo 3. Cassava mealybug, Phenococcus marginatus, distorting terminal shoot of cassava. The leaves are short, distorted and bunched.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Herren HR, Neuenschwander P (1991) Biological control of cassava pests in Africa. Annual Review of Entomology 36:257-283; and CABI (2017) Phenacoccus manihoti (cassava mealybug) Crop Protection Compendium. (www.cabi.org/cpc); and from Cassava mealybug (Phenococcus manihoti) Plantwise Knowledge Bank. (http://www.plantwise.org/KnowledgeBank/Datasheet.aspx?dsid=40173). Photos 1-5 Kris Wyckhuys (CIAT) and Phanuwat Moonjuntha (Thai DoA). Photos 6&7 Georg Goergen, IITA-Benin.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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