Juárez-Maya, M.A., Ortega-Arenas, L.D., González-Hernández, H., Lagunes-Tejeda, Á, Solis Aguilar, J.F., & García-Méndez, V.H. 2021 Toxicity and Selectivity of Insecticides to Control the Pink Hibiscus Mealybug1 and its Natural Enemies [Toxicidad y Selectividad de Insecticidas Sobre Cochinilla Rosada del Hibisco1 y sus Enemigos Naturales]. Southwestern Entomologist 46(2): 479-496


  • chemical control
  • natural enemies
  • Notes: The objective of the study was to evaluate the toxicity and selectivity of 10 insecticides to control the pink hibiscus mealybug (PHM), Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green, and its natural enemies Anagyrus kamali Moursi and Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, under laboratory conditions, and to verify effective products against PHM, in field populations.