oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Massateling van die langmosseldopluis, Insulaspis gloverii (Packard) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)

Volume 51, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The optimum combination of host fruit and temperature at a relative humidity of 75 � 5 % for the mass rearing of the long mussel scale, Insulaspis gloverii (Packard) was determined under laboratory conditions. Host fruits that were used were citrus fruits, butternuts and potatoes.

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