Western Australia, Mealy bug, Mealy bugs, Vines, Grape vines, Wine grapes, Pseudococcus maritimus Ehr., Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Muls., ladybirds
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The mealy bug (Pseudococcus maritimus Ehr.) was first recorded on vines in Western Australia in 1898 (A. M. Lea, 1898). Since then it has been reported present in certain years in large numbers with consequent loss of quality in the vine products.
Forte, P N.
"The control of mealy bug on vines in Western Australia,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 1
, Article 31.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol1/iss4/31