Germain, J.-F., Matile-Ferrero, D., Picart, J.-L., Delvare, G., & Piron, M. 2002 Inventory of scale insects in tropical green houses in France and knowledge of their parasitic Hymenoptera, previous to development of biological control.. [Sixth International Conference on Pests in Agriculture. Vol. 1.] Sixième Conférence Internationale sur les Ravageurs en Agriculture. Tome 1. Boletin del Museo de Entomologia de la Universidad del Valle AGRO Montpellier 350 pp.

Notes: [Conference held 4-6 December, 2002 in Montpellier, France.] There are numerous tropical greenhouses containing rare plant species at risk of scale insect outbreaks. This paper surveys both scale insects and their parasitic Hymenoptera and to facilitate biological control. Scale species discussed include Aspidiotus nerii, Balanococcus diminutus, Bambusaspis bambusae, B. miliaris, Ceroplastes sinensis, Chrysomphalus aonidum, C. bromeliae, C. dictyospermi, Coccus hesperidum, C. longulus, Diaspis boisduvalii, D. echinocacti, Dysmicoccus grassii, Fiorinia coronata, F. fioriniae, Furchadaspis zamiae, Hemiberlesia cyanophylli, H. lataniae, H. rapax, Opuntiaspis philococcus, Ovaticoccus agavium, Pinnaspis aspidistrae, P. buxi, P. strachani, Planococcus citri, Protopulvinaria pyriformis, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli, P. major, P. pentagona, Pseudococcus longispinus, P. viburni, Rhizoecus dianthi, Saissetia coffeae and S. oleae.