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Papaya mealybug (328) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Papaya mealybug

Scientific Name

Paracoccus marginatus

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Papaya mealybug. Entomology & Nematology. UF/IFAS, University of Florida; and  CABI (2017) Paracoccus marginatus (papaya mealybug) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and PestNet. ( Photo 1 Peggy Greb, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Photo 2 Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Photos 3&4 Dale E. Meyerdirk, USDA APHIS PPQ, Photo 5 Alessandra Rung, California Department of Food & Agriculture,

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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