One important limiting factor in mango production is the white mango scale ( Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead; Hemiptera: Diaspididae). White mango scale . Infested areas of mango leaves turn pale-green or yellow and ultimately die. Infested mango fruits have pink blemishes around feeding sites. PDF | The occurrence of white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis in Ethiopia was reported for the first time from a mango orchard in western.

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Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

Insecta Matsumurana, 33 1: Don’t need the entire report? Verma and Dinabandhoo, Cultural Control Post-harvest pruning is an effective control measure and also helps the penetration of chemical sprays through the tree canopy Cunningham, In Australia, Cunningham described the use of full-cover sprays on mangoes, in February-March when the trees are flushing, and again around September-October when the fruits are pear-sized.

Scale infection causes a conspicuous pink blemish on fruits. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Infested mango fruits have pink blemishes around feeding sites. Kondo, ; IIE, Tubercularus Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: The pest is more abundant on lower, south-facing aspects of trees, and its crawlers are probably dispersed by wind currents.


Aulacaspis tubercularis

Pruning and removal of infested twigs and foliage. Biological control of mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularisin South Africa. Changes in nomenclature affecting some Coccoidea Homoptera. The timing of oil sprays is important, as adverse effects such as reduced flowering, oil burns and fruit drop may occur if timing is incorrect Brooks, Chemical control of Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead Hemiptera, Diaspididae in mango orchards mangifera indica L.

The current mango pests management in the tropics and subtropics. Aulacaspis tubercularis cinnamomum scale Also: ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Mangoes Mangifera indica L.

Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? M and De Villiers, Aylacaspis. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, pp.

white mango scale Aulacaspis tubercularis (Newstead)

Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Biological control of the mango tubetcularis Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead Coccidae: The female body is elongated, its anterior part wider than the rest of the body. Tybercularis problems and procedures. This scale infests several plants of commercial value, including avocadococonut Cocos nucifera L. The Animal Diversity Web online.


Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use. Danzig EM; Pellizzari G, Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead Common name: The Armoured Scales Diaspididae. In nurseries, severe early-stage infestation retards growth.

Aulacaspis tubercularis

Oil timing and chemical scale control results. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Seasonal abundance, number of generations and associated injuries of the white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis Mangifera Newstead Homoptera: Dispersal of the sugar-cane scale Aulacaspis tegalensis Zhnt.

Effectiveness of fenvalerate and monocrotophos against the mango tuberculagis, Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead.

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Its feeding on fruits cause conspicuous pink blemishes around the feeding sites, cosmetic damage that renders the fruits unmarketable for export. Mango scale on mango-Ethiopia. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: