Story: Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry



Mealybugs are pests of numerous horticultural crops, ornamental plants, pasture, and other ground covers such as those used on bowling greens. They are of most concern when they damage export crops, and may also act as carriers of plant viral diseases.

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Alison Popay, 'Insect pests of crops, pasture and forestry - Other fruit and vegetable pests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Alison Popay, published 24 Nov 2008