oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Observations on some citrus pests in Mo ambique and Southern Rhodesia

Volume 26, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



During 1961, Mr Alexander Matthew, South African Cooperative Citrus Exchange, Pretoria, visited the citrus-producing areas inland from Beira, Mo�ambique, and at Mazoe, Southern Rhodesia. His findings were brought together in a comprehensive unpublished report in which, among other things, it was noted that citrus red scale, Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell), although present in the areas visited as a pest in nurseries and young trees, appeared to be satisfactorily and commercially controlled by natural enemies in many orchards of mature, bearing trees.

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