One important limiting factor in mango production is the white mango scale ( Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead; Hemiptera: Diaspididae). White mango scale . Infested areas of mango leaves turn pale-green or yellow and ultimately die. Infested mango fruits have pink blemishes around feeding sites. PDF | The occurrence of white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis in Ethiopia was reported for the first time from a mango orchard in western.

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Diaspididae associated with temperate and subtropical fruit trees in Himachal Pradesh. Oil timing and chemical scale control results.

Effectiveness of fenvalerate and monocrotophos against the mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead. Labuschagne and Froneman described the use of two insect-growth regulators and found them to be as effective as the currently used pesticides, but with greater potential for integrated control due to their specificity. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students.

The dorsal macroducts are two-barred, arranged in transverse rows. Entomologists Monthly Magazine Species Aulacaspis tubercularis cinnamomum scale.

ADW: Aulacaspis tubercularis: CLASSIFICATION

Go to distribution map The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations. Distribution Maps of Pests. Infested leaves turn pale-green or yellow and ultimately die, young twigs dry up and there are fewer blossoms.


Insecta Matsumurana, 33 1: World Wide Web page at http: Imported parasites of the mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis, and the effect of fenthion on the mango parasitoid, Aspidiotiphagus citrinus. Diaspididaein South Africa. Egyptian Academy Journal of Biological Sciences 5: While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control.

The white female shield is rounded, with the dark, dorsal juvenile exuvium at one end; the elongated male shield is also whitish, its exuvium at its apex. The timing of oil sprays is important, as adverse effects such as reduced flowering, oil burns and fruit drop may occur if timing is incorrect Brooks, Don’t need the entire report? Biological Control The parasitoid Aphytis mytilaspidis, imported from Taiwan, was mass-reared and released in mango orchards in South Africa Labuschagne and Pasques, The Animal Diversity Web online.

Seasonal abundance, number of zulacaspis and associated injuries of the white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis Mangifera Newstead Homoptera: Williams and Williams, Infested mango fruits have pink blemishes around feeding sites. Israel Journal of Entomology, When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Mass rearing and releases of the effective scale predator Chilocorus nigritus.


Aulacaspis tubercularis

In Egypt the pest has annual, partially overlapping population peaks, in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Verma and Dinabandhoo, Like most websites we use cookies. Pruning and removal of infested twigs and foliage. The South African mango industry.

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Egyptian Academy Journal of Biological Sciences. Aulzcaspis, ; Hicks, It injures the leaves and fruits, affecting the commercial value of the fruits and their export potential. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The most heavily infested cultivar tested was Haden and the least heavily infested was Palmer. Such fruits tubwrcularis drop or become smaller and lacking in juice. For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: Danzig EM; Pellizzari G, Leaf penetration of Aulacaspis tubercularis Hemiptera: Hemiptera and its natural enemies infesting mango trees in Sharkia Governorate, Egypt.

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