mango mealybug: Rastrococcus invadens Williams

Publication Date
Mon, 28 Oct 2019, 13:22
Last Updated
Oct. 28, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
Report Number
RWA-02/1
Country
Rwanda
Report Status
Preliminary
Hosts
Mango trees (Mangifera indica), ornamental trees
Pest Status
  • Present: subject to official control
Geographical Distribution
Eastern Province of Rwanda: districts of Bugesera, Rwamagana, Ngoma, Kayonza, as well as in Kigali, the Capital City
Summary

mango mealybug: Rastrococcus invadens Williams is a new pest on mango trees and some ornamentals in Rwanda mainly in the Eastern Province districts of Rwanda as well as in Kigali, the Capital City

Danger
The pest can cause yield loss up to 90% in highly infected orchids in mango fruit production sites
Contact for info
The IPPC contact point for Rwanda, Director General of Agriculture and Livestock Inspection and Certification Services Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources P o.Box 621 Kigali email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Report files
IDENTIFICATION REPORT OF THE PEST
Picture/Image on symptoms on mango trees
Issue keywords
Detection survey General Surveillance Surveillance
Commodity keywords

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