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Posts Tagged: Citrus mealybug females (white cottony stuff) and first instars

Citrus mealybug activity is starting the Central Valley!

Citrus mealybug female and crawlers on leaf

Citrus mealybug has been increasing issue in the San Joaquin Valley in last 3 years. It has been reported from Kern, Fresno, Tulare, and Madera counties in the past years. It is a hemipteran pest that feeds on plant sap, reducing tree vigor and...

Citrus mealybug female and crawlers on leaf
Citrus mealybug female and crawlers on leaf

Citrus mealybug infestation. Note, three females (covered in white sacs) and first instars

Egg sac and first instar
Egg sac and first instar

Empty egg sac and a first instar

CMB first instar
CMB first instar

First instar along the midrib

Egg sacs with eggs
Egg sacs with eggs

Egg sacs with amber yellow colored eggs

Mealybug infesation inside tree canopy (note white stuff on green fruit)
Mealybug infesation inside tree canopy (note white stuff on green fruit)

Mealybug infesation - fruit cluster
Mealybug infesation - fruit cluster

Mealybug infesataion

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 1:09 PM

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