Introduction of papaya mealy bug

Publication Date
Thu, 09 Jul 2009, 00:00
Last Updated
July 8, 2009, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
IDN-02/2
Country
Indonesia
Pest Id
Paracoccus marginatus - (PACOMA)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Papaya,and other crops also affected such as avocado, egg plant, tomato, cassava, aglaonema, palmae, adenium, hibiscus.
Pest Status
  • Present: only in some areas
Geographical Distribution
District Bogor, west java Provice of Indonesia
Summary

papaya mealy bug cause serious damage on papaya during dry season. this pest never known before Februari 2008, the most possibly this pest was introduced into indonesia through the importation of ornamental plants.

Danger
serious damage on papaya in dry season, limited distribution only in Bogor, West Java Province. status of pest is under official control.
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