Susilo, FX and Purnomo, . and Swibawa, I Gede (2009) Infestation of the Papaya Mealybug in Home Yard Plants in Bandarlampung, Indonesia. In: 3rd International Meeting for the Development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Asia and Africa, 7-9 December 2009, Bandarlampung - INDONESIA.

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Survey of the papaya mealybug infestation that has been done in more than 100 home yards in Bandarlampung City and vicinity during the period of October – November 2009 informed that the papaya plants in 8 out of 13 subdistricts in the city were in general severely infested by the papaya mealybug. However, the infestation was less severe in areas farther away north or west from the city. No northward infestation was found in Wated Village and Bandarjaya Village (Central Lampung District) nor was it westward in Gadingrejo Subdistrict and Pringsewu Subdistrict (Pringsewu District). The population build-up, invasion, and geographical spread of the mealybug were thought to be associated with the symbiotic activity of either one or more of the six ant genera. This study also recorded that 31 plant genera (other than Carica) of 20 families were found infested by the mealybug, including 5 plant genera that have been previously reported (Hibiscus, Citrus, Capsicum, Persea, and Mangifera). It is clearly shown from this study that such important food crops as Zea (corn), Glycine (soybean), and Manihot (cassava) were also found severely and massively infested by the papaya mealybug.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Proteksi Tanaman
Depositing User: Prof. F.X. Susilo
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2016 03:33
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2016 03:33

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