Guedes, V.S., Silva, C.A.D., & Zamuncio, J.C. 2019 Survival, development and reproduction of Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on kaolin-treated cotton. Brazilian Journal of Biology 80(2020-4): 711-716


  • biology
  • life cycle
  • reproduction
  • Notes: The kaolin suspension shortens the life cycle, increases the reproductive potential and population growth of the cotton mealybug, P. solenopsis and, therefore, it should be used with caution on cotton plants in regions with a history of occurrence of this pest.

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