Photo 1. Adult breadfruit mealybugs, Icerya aegyptiaca, showing the long white waxy fringe around the body.
Breadfruit mealybug, Egyptian fluted scale, Egyptian mealybug
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Waterhouse DF (1993) Biological Control Pacific Prospects - Supplement 2. ACIAR Monograph No. 20. Brown Prior Anderson, Burwood, Victoria; and from CABI (2015) Icerya aegyptiaca. Crop Protection Compendium. (https://www.cabi.org.cpc/). Photo 1 Alessandra Rung, California Department of Food & Agriculture, Bugwood.org. Photo 2 Peter Ooi, Department of Agriculture & Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abul Rahman, Jalan University, Malaysia.
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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